Singer’s 35 points propel Ransom to 9th win in a row

Ransom Everglades’ boys’ basketball team has not lacked scoring punch the past couple of years, thanks to senior guard Sam Singer.

But with the return of junior center Alonzo Mourning III and an improving supporting cast, the Raiders are starting to look complete enough to make a prolonged run this season.

On Tuesday night, Ransom Everglades scored one of its most-impressive victories yet, dominating Booker T. Washington from start to finish in an 84-59 victory at the Tornadoes’ gym.

Singer, a California commitment, entered the week averaging a county-best 27.7 points per game. But Tuesday, he showed off his overall versatility.

Singer finished with 35 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds to lead the Raiders (17-2), who won their ninth consecutive game.

Mourning finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds and blocked three shots. Mourning sustained a fractured finger and missed the early part of the season. Since his return, Ransom is 10-0 with him and Singer in the lineup.

“We had circled this game on the calendar as one of the big games we felt we needed to win,” Singer said. “We came out with a lot of energy early and hit big shots.”

The Raiders led by as many as 36 points in the second half and never trailed in the game as Singer anchored a sharp shooting effort that overshadowed Ritchie Spiller’s 23-point effort for Booker T. (17-4).

Senior guards Julian Marx and Khambrel Roach each hit three three-pointers. Marx finished with 17 points, and Roach had 15.

Ransom Everglades is looking to advance to the regional playoffs for the first time since 2009.

“We are a more-balanced scoring team with [Mourning] in the lineup, and he helps so much with the way he can affect shots defensively,” Singer said.

• RE (17-2): Mourning III 13, Singer 35, Stern 4, Roach 15, Marx 17. BTW (17-4): Spiller 23, Holcombe 17, Jackson 8, Henvil 2, Boyd 2, Passmore 5, Cox 2. Half: RE 50-21. Three-pointers: Holcombe 4, Singer 3, Roach 3, Marx 3, Spiller 2, Passmore. Rebounds: Roach 11. Assists: Singer 10. Steals: Singer 3.


•  Belen 57, Hialeah-Miami Lakes 44 - BEL (13-11): Iparraguirre 3, Perez 5, Alvarez 16, Medina 9, Fernandez 7, Herrera 2, Battle 2, Couto 3, Roca 3, Pujals 6, Ma Fernandez 1. HML: Boidanich 8, Roman 16, Ellis 2, Santana 6, Francois 4, Celesino 8. Three-pointers: Fernandez 2, Medina 2, Couto, Boidanich, Roman 5. Rebounds: Iparraguirre 5, Roca 5. Assists: Alvarez 5, Pujals 5. Steals: Alvarez 5

•  Gulliver 68, Palmetto 66 - GUL (16-5): Thomas 22, Ralat 18, Chasin 14, Carreras 7, Kadji 3, Beattie 2, Lafuente 2. Halftime: PAL 50-42. Rebounds: Ralat 8. Assists: Ralat 5. Steals: Thomas 3, Chasin 3, Carreras 3

•  Westwood Christian 78, Florida Christian 69 - WC (16-4): Conceicao 16, Joseph 12, Molina 5, Jou 7, Ramis 27, Gonzalez 12. Three-pointers: Gonzalez 3, Molina, Ramis 3, Joseph. Rebounds: Conceicao 14. Assists: Ramis 5. Steals: Ramis 6. Blocks: Conceicao 5

•  Calusa Prep 70, Northwest Christian 40 - Vargas 15, Carter 13, Designor 10. Rebounds: Carter 8. Assists: Vargas 5. Steals: Vargas 3

•  Hialeah Gardens 64, North Miami Beach 48 - HG: Leonardo 22, Gonzalez 22, Frias 8, Huertas 6, Sanchez 4, Scilingo 1. NMB: Joachim 16, Jeanther 12, Mesinor 8, Jean-Pierre 5, Larose 4, Renedios 3

•  Coral Park 55, Sunset 33 - CP (14-7): Pimentel 11, Sotolongo 11, Delgado 8. SUN: Padilla 9, Galban 12. Rebounds: Pimentel 10. Assists: Delgado 6

•  Braddock 67, Southwest 49 - BRA: Arrieta 16, Garcia 14, Echemendia 12, Chiang 9, Ramos 8, Farinas 5, Estol 3. SW: Davidson 10, Martinez 9, Noda 7, Garcia 7, Diaz 6, Aloma 4, Juanes 3, Knowles 3. Halftime: BRA 27-22. Three-pointers: Garcia 4, Arrieta 2, Chiang 2, Ramos 2. Rebounds: Rosario 8, Echemendia 7, Arrieta 5. Assists: Farinas 4. Blocks: Rosario 2

•  Columbus 55, Ferguson 36 - COL (19- 4): Melendez 3, Cortina 2, Minervino 12, Sires 2, Rico 6, Durant 13, Sawyer 1, O’Brien 14, Rodriguez 2. FER: Stolts 1, Garcia 2, Roche 2, Acosta 10, Davis 6, Boicucault 1, Osorio 6, Pradel 1, Blanco 8. Three-pointers: Melendez, Minervino 4, Durant. Rebounds: O’Brien 9. Assists: Minervino 6. Steals: Durant 3

•  TERRA 73, Hialeah Educational Academy 29 - TER (11-10): Morales 3, Fernandez 10, Munoz 7, Grant 2, Novo 5, Guttierez 6, Melamud 5, Mayor 3, Escuti-Tremblay 2, Guzman 8, Schau 11, Parra 4. HEA: Robert 19, Juliom 5, Michaels 2, Jean 3

•  Palmer Trinity 46, Archimedean Conservatory 15 - PT (6-11): DaGrosa 10, Bonet 8, Marley-Minto 7, Chumbley 5, Becker 4, Dorsy 4, Portrondo 4, Pico 2, Bakes 2. AC (2-15): Margetis 11, Bennett 2, Gantzios 2. Halftime: PT 29-9. Three-pointers: DaGrosa 2, Chumbley, Marley-Minto. Rebounds: Becker 5. Steals: DaGrosa 3. Assists: DaGrosa 5. Blocks: Marley-Minto 2

•  Miami Country Day 63, Coral Shores 50 - MCDS (15-5): Clements 5, Cordero 2, Parizo 14, Woodside 4, Alvarez 8, Zimmer 14, Gomez 4, Kydd 12. CS: Scott 3, Cabral 11, Taylor 8, Anderson 7, Cavannah 8, Ismer 13. Halftime: MCD 29-23. Three-pointers: Clements, Parizo 2, Alvarez, Zimmer, Cabral 3. Rebounds: Zimmer 12 Assists: Woodside 6

•  Archbishop Curley 66, Doctors Charter 43 – AC: Lemenier 1, Cheron 29, Ermitus 5, Maurice 1, Dorvil 2, Brown 16, Aristied 3, Fritz 3, Llerendi 2, Esquillian 5. DC: Aaron 2, Tayron 3, Cameron 9, Jefferey 9, Abigale 4, Derryl 2, Myers 6, Berrie 6, Stues 2. Halftime: AC 33-25. Three-pointers: Cheron, Aistied, Fritz, Esquillian, Cameron, Jefferey. Rebounds: Brown 14. Assists: Esquillian 4. Steals: Lemonier 3, Ermitus 3.


•  TERRA 63, Hialeah Educational Academy 31 - TER (12-7). Friend 17, Corujo 12, Pandolfo 8, Reyes 2. Halftime: TER 43-9.


•  District 16-2A quarterfinal — TERRA 4, St. Brendan 0: Francisco Astete 2 goals. Cristian Jimenez goal. Agustin Cioni goal.

•  District 14-5A Semifinals — Miami Beach 4, Ronald Reagan 2: Critian Sanchez 2 goals. Tomas Moffatt goal. Anthony Garcia goal. MB11-4-3

•  District 14-2A quarterfinal — University School 4, Somerset 2: Gaston Becheran 2 goals, assist. Zach Miot goal. Cory Roberts goal, assist

•  District 13-2A quarterfinal — Pine Crest 8, Coral Springs Charter 0: Jack Marchetto 3 goals. Mark Simpson 2 goals. Alex Britton 2 goals. Steven Goldberg shutout. PC 20-4-1

•  District 11-5A quarterfinal — Monarch 1, Coral Glades 0: Greg Otero goal. Arthur Cardoso assist. Rafael DeJesus 4 saves, 11th shutout

•  District 15-4A quarterfinal — Coconut Creek 2, Hollywood Hills 1



Goleman vs. Mourning (Mourning), 7:30

Calusa Prep vs. Archbishop Carroll (CAR), 7:30

Mater Lakes vs. Archbishop Curley (CUR), 6

Hialeah vs. Hialeah-Miami Lakes (HML), 2:30

Ransom Everglades vs. LaSalle (LaS), 7:30

Brito Miami vs. Miami Christian (MCS), 6:30

Hillel vs. Miami Country Day (MCD), 7:30

South Dade vs. Sunset (SUN), 7:15

Archemedian vs. Somerset Charter (Homestead) (Somerset Charter (Homestead)), 5

Coral Shores vs. TERRA (TERRA), 7


GMAC semifinals at Miami High: Krop vs. Norland, 6; South Miami vs. Miami High, 7:30

Monsignor Pace vs. Lourdes (COL), 7:30

Miami Springs vs. Coral Park (CP), 5

South Dade vs. Sunset (SUN), 3:30

TERRA vs. Westland Hialeah (Westland Hialeah), 5


Duals at Jackson

Mater Academy Charter vs. Monsignor Pace (MSP), 3


District 16-5A semifinals at Tropical Park: Coral Reef vs. Varela, 3; Sunset vs. South Dade, 5

District 16-4A semifinals at Milander: American vs. Homestead, 5; Belen vs. Westland Hialeah, 7

District 16-3A semifinals at North Miami Stadium: Pines Charter-Hallandale winner vs. Archbishop McCarthy, 5; Pompano Beach-Mourning winner vs. American Heritage, 7

District 14-2A semifinals at Cardinal Gibbons: Pace-Chaminade winner vs. Cardinal Gibbons, 5; University vs. Mater Lakes, 7

District 16-2A semifinals at Ransom: Carroll-Ransom winner vs. TERRA, 4; Florida Christian-Coral Shores winner vs. Gulliver, 7


Region 4-5A quarterfinal at Columbus: Coral Reef vs. Lourdes, 7

Region 4-5A quarterfinal: Ferguson at Palmetto, 3:30

Region 4-5A quarterfinal: West Broward at Miami Beach, 3

Region 4-5A quarterfinal: Reagan at Cypress Bay, 7

Region 4-4A quarterfinal at Traz: McArthur vs. Mater Academy, 7

Region 4-4A quarterfinal: Miami Springs at South Broward, 7

Region 4-2A quarterfinal: Ransom Everglades at Doral, 6

Region 4-2A quarterfinal: La Salle at Gulliver, 3:30

Region 4-1A quarterfinal: Westminster Christian at Miami Country Day, 7

Region 4-1A quarterfinal: Dade Christian at Marathon, 7

Region 3-5A quarterfinal: Taravella at St. Thomas Aquinas, 7

Region 3-5A quarterfinal: Western at Douglas, 7

Region 4-3A quarterfinal: Archbishop McCarthy at Jensen Beach, 7

Region 4-3A quarterfinal: Riviera Beach Suncoast at American Heritage, 7

Region 4-2A quarterfinal: North Broward Prep at Chaminade, 4

Region 4-2A quarterfinal: Cardinal Gibbons at American Heritage-Delray, 7

Region 4-1A quarterfinal at Weston Regional Park: Yeshiva vs. South Florida HEAT, 7

Region 4-1A quarterfinal: Westminster Academy at Boca Christian, 7



Southridge vs. Booker T. Washington (BTW), 7:30

Hillel vs. Dade Christian (DC), 7

Boca Raton vs. Hialeah Gardens (Hialeah Gardens), 7:30

Belen Jesuit vs. Homestead (HOM), 7:30

Divine Savior vs. Horeb Christian (HCS), 7

Miami Central vs. Mater Academy Charter (MATER), 7:30

Miami Springs vs. Carol City (CC), 7:30

South Miami vs. Coral Park (CP), 7:30

Columbus vs. Miami Palmetto (PAL), 7:30

Edison vs. North Miami (NM), 7:30

Princeton Christian vs. Palmer Trinity (PT), 7

Southwest vs. Ronald Reagan (RR), 7

Mater East vs. Somerset Charter (Homestead) (Somerset Charter (Homestead)), 5:30

Braddock vs. South Dade (SD), 7:30

Hialeah-Miami Lakes vs. Westland Hialeah (Westland Hialeah), 7:30


Doctors Charter vs. Archbishop Carroll (CAR), 4

Dade Christian vs. Archemedian (Archemedian), 5

Westland Hialeah vs. Goleman (GOL), 5

Westwood Christian vs. Greater Miami Academy (GMA), 5

Hebrew Academy vs. Hillel (HIL), 7:30

Chaminade-Madonna vs. LaSalle (LaS), 6

Coral Springs Charter vs. Miami Country Day (MCD), 7

Ransom Everglades vs. Palmer Trinity (PT), 5:30

Mater East vs. Somerset Charter (Homestead) (Somerset Charter (Homestead)), 3:30

Carrollton vs. St. Brendan (STB), 5

Divine Savior vs. Westminster Christian (WCS), 7


District 14-5A final at Milander: 7.



Dade Christian vs. Archbishop Curley (CUR), 6:30

Goleman vs. Hialeah-Miami Lakes (HML), 7:30

Marathon vs. Keys Gate (Keys Gate), 5:30

Grace Academy vs. Mater Lakes (Mater Lakes), 7:30

LaSalle vs. Miami Beach (MB), 7:30

Miami Springs vs. Miami Central (CEN), 7:30

Calusa Prep vs. Miami Christian (MCS), 7:35

Doctors Charter vs. Miami Country Day (MCD), 7:30

North Miami Beach vs. Jackson (JAX), 7:30

Edison vs. Southridge (SR), 7:30

North Broward Prep vs. Monsignor Pace (PACE), 7

Colonial Christian vs. Princeton Christian (PRC), 5

Doral Academy vs. Ronald Reagan (RR), 7

Southwest vs. South Dade (SD), 7:30

TERRA vs. St. Brendan (STB), 8

Hialeah vs. Westland Hialeah (Westland Hialeah), 7:30

Palmer Trinity vs. Westminster Christian (WCS), 7:30

MAST vs. Westwood Christian (WWC), 7


GMAC final at Miami High: 7

IMG Academy vs. Gulliver Prep (GPS), 7:30

Marathon vs. Keys Gate (Keys Gate), 4

Goleman vs. Mater Academy Charter (MAC), 5

Calusa Prep vs. Miami Christian (MCS), 6

Carrollton vs. Palmer Trinity (PT), 5:30

Doral Academy vs. Ronald Reagan (RR), 3:30

TERRA vs. St. Brendan (STB), 6:30


Cypress Bay vs. Coral Gables (CG), 3

Miami High vs. Homestead (HOM), 6


District 15-5A final at Tropical Park: 5

District 16-5A final at Tropical Park: 4

District 16-4A final at Milander: 7

District 15-2A final at Doral: 7

District 16-2A final at Ransom: 7.

District 16-1A final at Westminster Christian: 3:30



Doral Academy vs. Champagnat (CPG), 6:30

Gulliver Prep vs. Ransom Everglades (Ransom Everglades), 7:30

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