Broward High School roundup

Boyd Anderson’s Kali Davis-White gets Track Athlete of Year bid off to rousing start

 

Last week’s best performances

Team of the week

Dillard girls’ basketball: Behind Kayla Wright (15 points, six rebounds and four steals) and Eva Myers (game-high 19 points and nine rebounds), the Dillard girl’s team (28-2) beat St. Petersburg Lakewood 57-41 to clinch its fourth consecutive Class 5A state title and eighth overall to help Dillard coach Marcia Pinder, the all-time winningest prep coach in Florida, move into a tie for most state titles.

Athletes of the week

Kali Davis-White, Boyd Anderson, girls’ track: Davis-White won the Brooks PR Invitational 60 meters in a U.S. No. 2 time of 7.31.

Danny Cepeda, Cypress Bay, baseball: Cepeda hit a three-run home run to lead the Lightning over West Broward 4-3.

Nura Zanna, Coral Springs Christian, boys’ basketball: The Long Island University signee had 19 points and 12 rebounds in a 62-34 victory over Westminster Christian in the Region 3-3A final to help the Crusaders clinch their first final-four berth.

Kiani Lurry, Nova, girls’ basketball: Lurry had a game-high 20 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter as the Titans (22-8) edged Haines city 47-44 in the Class 7A state semifinals.

Courtny Cook, South Broward, girls’ water polo: Cook scored four goals to lead the Bulldogs over Hollywood Hills 16-8.

Emily Williams, Coral Springs Charter, girls’ basketball: Williams had a team-high 24 points to help the Panthers stage a fourth-quarter rally and beat Fort Orange Atlantic 53-50 in the Class 4A state semifinals.

Kobe Eubanks, American Heritage, boys’ basketball: Eubanks had a game-high 26 points to help the Patriots clinch their second consecutive final-four berth with a 77-61 victory over Lely in the Region 3-5A final.

Dallas Cameron, Blanche Ely, boys’ basketball: Cameron had 20 points to help the reigning 7A state champions survive a 85-79 double-overtime victory over Palm Beach Lakes in the Region 4-7A final.

Terence Johnson, Deerfield Beach, boys’ basketball: Johnson scored eight of his 16 points in a pivotal second quarter to help the No. 2 Bucks defeat Jupiter 70-40 in the Region 3-8A final.

Deja Parrish, American Heritage, girls’ track: Parrish finished third in the 400 meters at the Brooks PR Invitational.

Kendall Ellis, St. Thomas Aquinas, girls’ track: The two-time state champion finished fifth in the 400 meters at the Brooks PR Invitational.

Regine Williams, Hallandale, girls’ track: Williams won the 100 and 200 at the Louie Bing Classic.

Walter Tucker, American Heritage, boys’ track: Tucker won the 110 hurdles at the Louie Bing Classic.


flyon@MiamiHerald.com

Following two seasons of being in the shadow of her more celebrated Boyd Anderson teammate Shayla Sanders, Kali Davis-White is looking quite comfortable in a new leading role.

On Sunday evening, Davis-White got her national Track Athlete of the Year campaign off to a rousing start by winning the Brooks PR Invitational 60 meters in a personal-best 7.31 (U.S. No. 2) at the University of Washington in Seattle.

“This means everything,” Davis-White said. “I feel fast. I didn’t think my start was that good.

“I think it was my closing. Everybody deserved to win it, but it’s a great feeling that I won it.”

Davis-White wasn’t able to match the 7.21 meet record set by Sanders last year, but she was presented with the “Gold Shoes” trophy.

It was a carryover from Davis-White’s indoor season opener at the Jimmy Carnes Youth Meet in Gainesville a month ago when she won the 55 meters (7.04) and 200 meters (24.52).

Davis-White led an All-American Florida contingent, which also saw American Heritage’s Deja Parrish finish third in the 400 (55.58) and St. Thomas Aquinas’ two-time state champion Kendall Ellis was fifth (56.07).

SOFTBALL

Calvary Christian 10, St. Andrews 1

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WP: C. Chang (6-0). LP: Grecz. Top performer: T. Deibel 4-4, 3 doubles, 3 RBI. CCA 6-0.

Monarch 11, Cardinal Gibbons 3

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WP: Kaylyn Kirk (3-1). Top performers: Victoria Alonzo 2-2, 2 RBI. Madison Mihok HR. Stefany Collins HR. MON 3-1.

BOYS’ TENNIS

•  Late Thursday – Coral Springs 7, Monarch 0: Caio Hernandez (CS) won No. 1 singles 8-1. Jake Clement (CS) won No. 2 singles 8-0. Daniel Gridi (CS) won No. 3 singles 8-2.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

•  Pompano Beach 5, Archbishop McCarthy 2: Emily Tran (PB) won No. 1 singles 8-1. Melanie Hernandez (PB) won No. 2 singles 8-2. Louiseana Perez (PB) won No. 3 singles 8-4. Lauren Pomeranz (PB) won No. 4 singles 8-6. Ariana Tejero (AMC) won No. 5 singles 8-2. Tran/Hernandez (PB) won No. 1 doubles 8-2. Jessica Menendez / Tiffany Gabas (AMC ) won No. 2 doubles 8-0.

BOYS’ LACROSSE

West Broward 10, Pines Charter 5: Brandon Valdes 3 goals. Bryan Schmidt 2 goals. Matt Abes 11 saves. WB 2-1. PPC 1-2.

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•  Late Thursday – Archbishop McCarthy 13, Cardinal Gibbons 7.

GIRLS’ LACROSSE

•  Taravella 9, West Broward 6: For WB: Arielle Jonas 5 goals, assist.

•  Boca Raton 14, Cardinal Gibbons 13 (OT): Kate Ingerto 4 goals. Michelle Miggins 3 goals. Maria Clifford 20 saves. CG 0-2.

•  Vero Beach 21, Pine Crest 7: Katie Pridemore (VB) 7 goals. Carli Marsh (PC) 3. PC 1-1.

BASEBALL

Late Thursday – Archbishop McCarthy 8, North Broward Prep 1

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WP: Andres Nunez. LP: AJ Fidalic. Top performers:

BOYS’ TRACK

•  Late Thursday – Westminster Academy 144, Dade Christian 104, Gulliver 75.5, Coral Springs Christian 32, SF HEAT 25, Somerset 18, Upperroom Christian 16.5, NW Christian 11: Ryan Moore (WA ) won high jump; Mason Van Houtteghem (CSChr.) won pole vault; Jonathan Saintil (DC) won long jump, triple jump; Andrew Florvil (DC) won discus throw, shot put; Terrel Phillips (WA) won 110-meter hurdles; Andrew James (WA) won 100- meter dash, 400-meter dash, 200-meter dash; Brandon Bejarano (WA) won 1600-meter run, 3200-meter run; Lanoris Graden (DC) won 300-meter hurdles; John Luke (WA) 800-meter run; DC won 3200-meter relay, 1600- meter relay; GUL won 400-meter relay.

GIRLS’ TRACK

•  Late Thursday – Westminster Academy 119.5, SF HEAT 106, Gulliver 80, Dade Christian 44, Coral Springs Christian 36.5, Upperroom Christian 33, NW Christian 5, Somerset 4: Keeley Casey (WA) won high jump; Alina Anderson (GUL) won pole vault; Adanaca Brown (UC) won long jump, 100- meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles; Brittany Wirth (HEAT) won triple jump; Isabella Luke (WA) won discus throw, shot put; Denise Spann (WA) won 100-meter dash, 800-meter run; Kristen Selbach (WA) won 1600-meter run, 3200-meter run; Delise Williams (CSChr.) won 400-meter dash; Melanie Muller (GUL) won 200-meter dash; GUL won 3200-meter relay, 1600-meter relay; WA won 400-meter relay.

TUESDAY’S SCHEDULE

BASEBALL

Blanche Ely vs. Boyd Anderson (BA), 3:45

McArthur vs. Cooper City (Home), 6:30

South Plantation vs. Deerfield Beach, 6:30

Hallandale vs. Dillard (DIL), 6:30

Piper vs. Douglas (Home), 3:45

Pembroke Pines Charter vs. Flanagan (Home), 6:30

Cypress Bay vs. Hollywood Hills (Home), 3:45

St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Plantation (PLA), 6:30

Nova vs. South Broward (SB), 6:30

Miramar vs. Stranahan (STR), 3:45

Coral Springs vs. Taravella (TAR), 6:30

Somerset Academy vs. Mater Lakes (Florida Memorial), 4

Posnack Day School vs. Princeton Christian (Princeton), 3:30

SOFTBALL

Somerset Academy vs. Carrollton (CAR), 4:00

Monarch vs. Boyd Anderson (BA), 4:00

North Broward Prep vs. Cardinal Gibbons (CG), 4:00

Blanche Ely vs. Coconut Creek (CC), 4:00

McArthur vs. Cooper City (CC), 6:30

Deerfield Beach vs. Coral Glades ( CGLA), 4:00

Taravella vs. Douglas (Home), 4:00

Taravella vs. Flanagan (FLA), 6:30

Dillard vs. Miramar (MIR), 4:00

Hollywood Hills vs. Northeast (NE), 6:30

Plantation vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (STA), 6:30

Nova vs. South Broward (SB), 4:00

Piper vs. South Plantation (Pop Travers Park), 4

Coral Springs vs. Stranahan (STR), 4

BOYS’ TENNIS

Cypress Bay vs. Cardinal Gibbons (Home), 4

Coral Springs vs. Coconut Creek (Creek), 4

Cooper City vs. Deerfield Beach (DB), 4

Western vs. Monarch (Home), 4

Northeast vs. Pompano Beach (Pompano Tennis Center), 4

Pembroke Pines Charter vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (Plantation Com Center), 4

Flanagan vs. South Plantation (Home), 4

GIRLS’ TENNIS

Cypress Bay vs. Cardinal Gibbons (Home),

Coral Springs vs. Coconut Creek (Windmill Park),

Cooper City vs. Deerfield Beach (Home), 4

Western vs. Monarch (Home), 4

Northeast vs. Pompano Beach (Pompano Tennis Center), 4

Pembroke Pines Charter vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (Plantation Com Center), 4

Flanagan vs. South Plantation (Home), 4

Taravella vs. West Broward (Home), 4

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