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South Dade, Coral Reef boys pull district upsets

 

a1fernandez@MiamiHerald.com

South Dade, the No. 4 seed, ousted top-seeded Sunset in a 3-2 overtime thriller, and Coral Reef, the No. 3 seed, eliminated No. 2 Varela 1-0 in two unexpected results at the District 16-5A tournament Wednesday afternoon at Tropical Park.

South Dade and Coral Reef advanced to the championship round, which will be played at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Tropical Park, and each clinched berths in next week’s regional quarterfinals.

South Dade (7-6-2) secured its first trip to the regional playoffs since 1999 led by Humberto Blanco’s three goals, including his game-winner five minutes into the overtime period.

Blanco has more than 10 goals this season and is South Dade’s leading scorer.

Coral Reef (9-6-5) advanced to the district final for the second consecutive season behind a solid overall effort that was highlighted by Kyle Cividales’ game-winning goal. Diego Gaitan had the shutout.

•  GMAC Semifinals — Norland 66, Dr. Krop 45: Fully healthy and shooting well, Norland’s Brittany Dinkins scored 30 points and dished out four assists in the Vikings’ win at Miami High. Norland advances to the GMAC final Friday at Miami High, where it will play the host Stingarees — who it defeated by 10 in a preseason tip-off classic game.

Dinkins, the Vikings’ leading scorer this season, scored six consecutive shots at one point during the first half and finished the game 11 of 18 from the field and 5 of 9 from behind the three-point line. Dinkins’ shooting opened things up for Nia Roberts on the inside, as she was the only other Vikings player to score in double figures with 12 points.

Eleven Norland players recorded points Wednesday, and Kayla Roberts grabbed a game-high eight rebounds.

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KROP: Gay 11, Upshur 8, Hines 8, Alberts 8, N. Anyagaligbo 5, Jucmiste 3, Carr 2. NOR: Dinkins 30, N. Roberts 12, K. Roberts 6, Alexander 4, Williams 3, Lovett 3, Jean-Baptiste 2, Ford 2, Harvey 2, McCoy 1. Halftime: NOR 27-19. Technicals: Dinkins. Fouled out: Upshur. Three-pointers: Dinkins 5, Alberts 2, Gay. Rebounds: K. Roberts 8. Assists: Ford 5. Steals: Lovett 3.

•  GMAC Semifinals — Miami High 54, South Miami 39: With three players scoring in double figures, Miami High advanced to the GMAC final with a win over South Miami.

The Stingarees got a game-high 12 points from Melsheree Reid and 11 points each from Terri Kimbrough and Tynesha Johnson. Center Beatrice Mompremier led the team in rebounds and steals, with 15 and five, respectively, while adding eight hard-earned points.

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SM: Cummings 11, Graham 11, Ka. Brown 5, Puertas 4, Kh. Brown 4, Gil 3, Kiny 1. MH: Reid 12, Johnson 11, Kimbrough 11, Mompremier 8, Pierre 6, Sweeting 4, Smith 2. Halftime: MH 25-14. Three-pointers: Graham 3, Kimbrough 2, Gil. Rebounds: Mompremier 15. Assists: 2 tied 3. Steals: Mompremier 5.

MORE BOYS’ SOCCER

•  District 15-1A semifinal — Miami Country Day 6, Archbishop Curley 0: Genaro Garcia 2 goals. Edurado Macedo 2 goals. Connor Quinton goal. Ryan Amoils goal. Mitchell Mosheim 8th shutout

GIRLS’ SOCCER

•  Region 4-2A quarterfinal — Ransom 2, Doral 1 (OT): Dani Frese 2 goals. Celine Ferraro goal. Tiffany McBrayer assist. Gaby Henriquez assist.

MORE GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

•  Coral Park 37, Miami Springs 32 - CP: Mena 10, J. Morales 15, Dakka 3, N. Morales 3, Fernandez 4, Somarriba 2. MS: Zapata 8, Padrino 7, Romero 4, Mckenney 7, Harrell 6. Halftime: MS 16-10. Three-pointers: J. Morales 2, Dakka, Zapata. Rebounds: Somarriba 9. Assists: J. Morales 3. Steals: J. Morales 3

•  Late Tuesday — Florida Christian 49, Chaminade-Madonna 16 - FCS (17-7): Jimenez 10, Martinez 9, K. Jim 4, Donato 2, Renouf 6, L.. Jim 2, Wright 2, Prinz 4, Saumell 3, Maella 6. CM: Aponte 8, Jean-Baptiste 8. Halftime: FC 17-7. Three-pointers: Aponte 2, Martinez. Rebounds: K. Jim 10. Assists: Jimenez 7, Steals: Jimenez 10

•  Late Tuesday — Palmer Trinity 62, St. Brendan 36 - PT (19-4): Gonzalez 3, Arriaga 1, James 5, Smith 10, Forristall 1, Hebb 8, Granada 4, Parten 16, Pino 4, Waldman 10. SB: Martinez 2, Diaz 3, Rodriguez 2, Vargas 6, Parrilla 1, Bolanos 4, Falla 18. Halftime: PT 33-14. Three-pointers: Falla 3, Diaz 1. Rebounds: Arriaga 6. Assists: Granada 6. Steals: Smith 7

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