Monarch pulls ahead in the seventh, Kirk wins 14th


Last week’s best performances


The surging St. Thomas Aquinas girls’ track team pulled off an incredible sweep of the 400-meter relay (U.S. No. 5 46.49), 800-meter relay (U.S. No. 1 1:37.53), distance medley (12:20.79), 3,200-meter relay (U.S. No. 2 9:15.60) and 1,600-meter relay at the Florida Relays. Two-time 400-meter state champion Kendall Ellis ran on the 400 relay, 800 relay and 1,600 relay, in which she, Alon Lewis, Toria Levy and Krystal Sparling clocked a nation-leading 3:40.74 to break a nine-year-old meet record.


Jacob Albo and Camilo Escobar, Sagemont, boys’ tennis: Albo and Escobar won at singles and teamed for a No. 1 doubles victory to lead the Lions to the District 14-1A title.

Victoria Hickman, Nova, girls’ water polo: Hickman had three goals to lead the Titans over South Broward 4-3.

Jorge Solano, Coral Springs Charter, baseball: Solano went 3 for 4 with two RBI to lead the Panthers over Aquinas 16-3.

Kali Davis-White, Boyd Anderson, girls’ track: Davis-White finished second in the 100 (U.S. No. 2 11.51) and 200 (U.S. No. 3 23.71), and she led the Cobras’ 400-meter relay team (45.91) and 800-meter relay team (U.S. No. 4 1:37.87) to victories at the Arcadia Invitational.

Carlos Penaranda, Pines Charter, boys’ track: The rising sophomore won the 1,600 meters in a Florida No. 11 time of 4:22.41 and led the Jaguars’ 3,200 relay team to fourth place at the Florida Relays.

Jose Colina, Chaminade, baseball: Colina went 3 for 3 with 4 RBI to lead the Lions over Lake Highland Prep 6-4.

Daesha Rogers, American Heritage, girls’ track: The 8th grade sensation clocked a U.S. No. 6 2:11.69 to win the 800 and led the Patriots’ 3,200 relay team to fourth place at the Florida Relays.

Sami Feller, Douglas, softball: Feller’s double in the seventh inning sparked a four-run rally as the Eagles (13-5) upset Coral Springs Charter 7-4.

Hayley Holbrook, St. Thomas Aquinas, girls’ lacrosse: Holbrook had four goals and an assist to lead the Raiders (11-2) over Cardinal Newman 15-2.

Pierina Imparato, Cypress Bay, girls’ tennis: The freshman won the No. 1 singles and was part of the No. 1 doubles winning duo to lead the Lightning to the District 12-4A girls’ title.

Jerimy Strainge, American Heritage, boys’ track: Strainge teamed with Isaiah McKenzie, Walter Tucker and Torrance Gibson to lead the Patriots’ 400-meter relay team to a nation-leading and meet record 40.49 and also led the 1,600 relay to third place at the Florida Relays.

Wecley Levros, South Broward, boys’ volleyball: Levros had 11 kills to lead the Bulldogs (12-5) over Everglades in three sets.

Alexis Berger, Western, flag football: Berger scored a touchdown and had two interceptions to lead the Wildcats (3-2) over Taravella 12-6.

Matthew Butler, St. Thomas Aquinas, boys’ track: Butler led the Raiders’ 3,200-meter relay team to victory in a Florida No. 2 time of 7:57.97 at the Florida Relays.


From Miami Herald Staff Reports

The Monarch softball team won a 5-4 thriller at Coral Springs on Monday.

Stefany Collins led the Knights (14-3) to victory with a solo home run in the top of the seventh inning to break a 4-4 tie.

Kaylyn Kirk earned her 14th win of the season on the mound by pitching a complete game, striking out five and giving up three earned runs. Kirk surrendered the one-run Monarch lead in the bottom of the sixth but shut the door on the Colts in the seventh to seal the deal.

Collins finished 2 for 3 with two runs and three RBI. She also drove in two additional runs on a blistering double off the left-field wall to break a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fourth.

Monarch 5, Coral Springs 4


WP: Kaylyn Kirk (14-2). LP: Voss. Top performers: Stefany Collins 2-3 , 2 R, 3 RBI, go-ahead solo home run in top of 7th. Kirk CG, 7 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 5 K. MON 14-3.


Pines Charter earned a key victory to pull above .500 on the year, beating visiting South Broward 4-1 on Monday.

Patrick Mitchell struck out three in his three scoreless innings of work in relief for the win, his first.

The Jaguars (8-7) trailed 1-0 early but tied the game in the bottom of the fourth and then pulled away with a three-run fifth with Micah Baxter-Miller’s two-run base hit in the middle of it.

Derick Garcia went 2 for 3 with an RBI.

Pines Charter 4, South Broward 1


WP: Patrick Mitchell (1-3). Top performers: Mitchell 3 IP, 3 K. Derick Garcia 2-3, RBI. Micah Baxter-Miller H, 2 RBI. PPC 8-7.

Coral Springs 9, Northeast 1


WP: Dameon Concepcion. LP: Eduardo Uriarte. Top performers: Concepcion CG 7 IP, R, 0 ER, H, BB, 7 K. Tre Dingus 2-3, double, HR, 4 RBI. Colton Smith 2 R, 2 RBI.


Danica McCabe showed why she’s one of the top softball players in Broward County on Monday leading Chaminade to a 3-2 home win against University School.

Not only did McCabe strike out seven and give up just two earned runs off four hits in her complete game on the mound for her 13th win of the season, she also had the walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh to break the 2-2 tie.

Chaminade 3, University School 2


WP: McCabe (13-4). LP: Flores (11-5). Top performers: Ghibauch (US) 1-3, double. Sorg (CHA) 2-3, 2 RBI. US 12-5. CHA (14-5).

Calvary Christian 17, Sheridan Hills 0 (4)


WP: C. Chang (10-5). LP: Detullio. Top performers: Tina Deibel 2-2, 2 HR, 3 RBI. Shelby Gilreath 3-4, HR, 2 double, 3 RBI. CCA 13-5.

Westminster Christian 2, American Heritage 0


WP: Kelli Kleis (13-4). LP: Madison Canby. Top performers: Kaitlyne Musa 3-4. Brittany Husk 2-3. Kleis CG 7 IP, 3 H, 7 K. WC 16-4.


• South Broward d. Hollywood Hills 25-18, 25-14, 25-0: Andrew Brockman 20 kills, 11 points, 2 blocks. Demetrius Cleare 28 points, 5 digs. SB 13-5.


• North Broward Prep 6, Boca Raton 0 (OT): Amanda Graboski 76 passing yards, TD; 103 rush yards. Morgan Huntman 10 yd. TD reception. Teddi Inkeles INT. NBP 3-3.



Coral Springs Charter vs. Cardinal Gibbons (Home), 4

Piper vs. Coconut Creek (C. Creek), 3:45

Coral Glades vs. Coral Springs (Home), 6:30

Everglades vs. Cypress Bay (Home), 6:30

Taravella vs. Deerfield Beach (Home), 6:30

West Broward vs. Flanagan (Home), 6:30

Blanche Ely vs. Hallandale (HAL), 3:45

Dunwoody vs. McArthur (MCA), 6:30

South Broward vs. Nova (Home), 7

Monarch vs. Pompano Beach (Home), 6:30

Hollywood Christian vs. Miami Country Day (MCD), 7

St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Archbishop McCarthy (AMC), 7


Cardinal Gibbons vs. Monsignor Pace (Pace), 4

Cooper City vs. West Broward (WB), 4

South Plantation vs. Plantation (PLA), 6:30

Pompano Beach vs. Pembroke Pines Charter (Silver Lakes Park), 6:30

Coral Glades vs. Nova (Home), 6:30

Coconut Creek vs. Miramar (MIR), 4

Flanagan vs. Hollywood Hills (Home), 4

Dillard vs. Everglades (EVR), 6:30

Westminster Christian vs. American Heritage (AHP), 6:30


Class 4A regional semifinal: St. Thomas Aquinas at Douglas, 3

Class 4A regional semifinal: Coral Glades at Cypress Bay, 3

Class 3A regional semifinal: Pines Charter at Jensen Beach, 3

Class 2A regional semifinal: Dreyfoos at American Heritage, 3

Class 2A regional semifinal: University School at Riviera Beach Suncoast, 3

Class 2A regional semifinal: Somerset at Gulliver, 3

Class 1A regional semifinal: Calvary Christian at St. Andrews/American Heritage-Delray, 3

Class 1A regional semifinal: St. Andrews/American Heritage-Delray at Sagemont, 3


Class 4A regional semifinal: St. Thomas Aquinas at Douglas, 3

Class 4A regional semifinal: Monarch at Cypress Bay, 3

Class 3A regional semifinal: Pines Charter at Jensen Beach, 3

Class 3A regional semifinal: Stuart Martin County at Fort Lauderdale, 3

Class 2A regional semifinal: University School at Riviera Beach Suncoast, 3

Class 2A regional semifinal: Somerset at Gulliver, 3

Class 1A regional semifinal: Westminster Academy at St. Andrews, 3

Class 1A regional semifinal: American Heritage-Delray at Sagemont, 3


American Heritage vs. Cooper City (Home), 4:30

Cardinal Gibbons vs. Pine Crest (Home), 4:30

Coconut Creek vs. Coral Glades (CGL), 4:30

Cypress Bay vs. Archbishop McCarthy (AMC), 4:30

Deerfield Beach vs. Douglas (Home), 4:30

Plantation vs. Northeast (Home), 6

University School vs. Nova (Home), 6

Monarch vs. Pompano Beach (PB), 4:30

South Plantation vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (STA), 4:30

Somerset Academy vs. West Broward (WB), 4:30


South Broward vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (Central Park), 8

Cooper City vs. Northeast (Home), 7:30

Douglas vs. Flanagan (NE), 5:30


South Broward vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (Central Park), 7

Cooper City vs. Northeast (NE), 6:30

Flanagan vs. Douglas (NE), 4:30


Coconut Creek vs. Coral Glades (CGL), 6

Coral Springs vs. North Broward Prep (NBP), 4:30

Everglades vs. Cypress Bay (Home), 4:30

Stranahan vs. Hallandale (HAL), 4:30

McArthur vs. Miramar (MIR), 4:30

Blanche Ely vs. Northeast (NE), 4:30

Cooper City vs. Nova (Home), 6

Piper vs. Plantation (PLA), 4:30

Hollywood Hills vs. South Broward (SB), 4:30

Archbishop McCarthy vs. West Broward (WB), 4:30


American Heritage vs. LaSalle (LAS), 6:30

Cardinal Gibbons vs. Miami Country Day (MCD), 4

Western vs. Cypress Bay (CB), 5

Wellington vs. Douglas (DOU), 5

West Broward vs. Flanagan (FLA), 5

St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Gulliver Prep (GUL), 5

Cooper City vs. Western (WES), 5

St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Gulliver Prep (GUL), 5


Benjamin vs. American Heritage (AHP), 7

Cardinal Gibbons vs. St. Andrews (STA), 4

West Broward vs. Flanagan (FLA), 5

St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Barron Collier (BC), 5

Cooper City vs. Western (WES), 5

Palmer Trinity vs. Pine Crest (PC), 4



South Plantation vs. Douglas (Home), 3:45

Cooper City vs. Fort Lauderdale (Home), 6:30

Hollywood Hills vs. Northeast (Home), 7

Dunwoody vs. Nova (Home), 7

Stranahan vs. Pembroke Pines Charter (Pemb. Lks Opt.), 6:30

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

Dunwoody vs. West Broward (Nova), 3:45

Miramar vs. Western (WES), 6:30

Braddock vs. Miami Palmetto (CR Park), 3:30


South Broward vs. Monarch (MON), 4

Cardinal Gibbons vs. McArthur (MCA), 6:30

Nova vs. Fort Lauderdale (Home), 6:30

Piper vs. Blanche Ely (Mitchell Moore Park), 4

Wellington vs. American Heritage (AHP), 6


Plantation, Coconut Creek vs. Cooper City (Home), 2

West Broward, Fort Lauderdale, Cardinal Gibbons vs. Coral Springs (CS), 2

Deerfield Beach, Dillard, Boyd Anderson vs. Blanche Ely (ELY), 2

South Plantation, Western, Hollywood Hills vs. Everglades (EVR), 2

South Broward, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines Charter vs. Flanagan (Home), 2

Stranahan, Coral Glades vs. Monarch (C. Creek), 2

Douglas, Miramar, Cypress Bay vs. Nova (Home), 2

Taravella, Northeast, McArthur vs. Piper (Home), 2


Pompano Beach vs. Coconut Creek (Creek), 6

Archbishop McCarthy vs. Cooper City (Home), 4:30

Taravella vs. Coral Springs (Home), 6

Hollywood Hills vs. Everglades (EVR), 4:30

South Broward vs. Flanagan (Home), 4:30

Chaminade vs. McArthur (MCA), 4:30

Pines Charter vs. Miramar (MIR), 4:30

Zion Lutheran vs. Monarch (MON), 4:30


NBP vs.. Deerfield Beach (DB), 4:30

South Broward vs. Fort Lauderdale (Home), 4:30

Pines Charter at Monarch, 4:30

Douglas vs. Northeast (NE), 4:30


Plantation vs. Taravella (TAR), 4

Coral Springs Cha. at Palmer Trinity, 4:30


Western vs. Miami Palmetto (PAL), 5

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