Hallandale’s Williams excels


Special to The Miami Herald

Two weeks ago, Hallandale senior Regine Williams got into a car accident coming home from coaching at an Optimist practice.

Williams, who didn’t run for six days, won three of her four events as Hallandale placed second Wednesday night at the Class 3A Region 4 championship at Archbishop McCarthy High School.

“I was satisfied with the way things turned out,” Williams said. “To get up and walk away from that with the car being totaled is really a blessing. I’m just thankful I was able to run today.” It means a lot because when they saw the damage of the car they didn’t really think I was supposed to be walking again.” The Chargers were fueled by the duo of Williams and senior Lia King.

King captured the 100-meter hurdles and triple jump, while Williams bested Dillard senior Shakima Wimbley, the state runner-up last year in the 400-meter dash, by .09. She also won the 100-meter and long jump.

Blanche Ely’s boys’ team finished third overall — the highest of any Broward program — despite missing out on points from one of its top athletes.

Sophomore Steven Nesbitt, who twisted his ankle in the last dual meet, was unable to participate in the 110-meter hurdles, the high jump and 300-meter dash.

Boys’ team scores: Belen Jesuit 77, Palm Beach Lakes 67, Blanche Ely 62, Miami Central 61, Miami Carol City 52, Miami Northwestern 50, Fort Lauderdale 36, Palm Bay Heritage 29, Pembroke Pines Charter 24, Cardinal Gibbons 21.

Girls’ team scores: Miami Northwestern 156, Hallandale 83, Miami Central 37, Miami Carol City 36, Cardinal Gibbons 35, Fort Lauderdale 34, Lake Worth 31, Miami Norland 28, Dillard 25, Palm Beach Lakes 25: Boys’ individual results – 100: Karus Hunter (PSL) 10.84, Ryan Bermudez (SPR) 10.88, Darrian Josey (BOY) 10.97, Eric Whipple (PBL) 10.97; 200: Ryan Bermudez (SPR) 21.64, Lamark Campbell (FTL) 21.99, Reshard Robinson (ELY) 22.04, Eric Whipple (PBL) 22.34; 400: Jeffrey Green (MNW) 48.19, Simeon Thomas (MCC) 49.11, Cordell Lamb (MNW) 49.12, Markevious Roach (ELY) 49.52; 800: Marcus Smith (MCC) 1:56.73, Zach Garland (MAR) 1:57.70, Jean Cambry (CEN) 1:57.87, Allen Searaphin (CEN) 1:58.42; 1600: Avery Lopez (BEL) 4:22.96, Carlos Penaranda (PEM) 4:23.59, Luis Nieves (BOY) 4:25.64, Ryan Rodriguez (BEL) 4:25.76; 3200: Avery Lopez (BEL) 9:44.81, Andres Fernandez (BEL) 9:50.90, Tyler O’Brien (MAR) 9:51.32, Fabian Tomas (BEL) 9:54.07; 110 Hurdles: Artie Burns (MNW) 13.98, Jonathan Hayden (PBL) 14.24, John Battle IV (HAL) 14.25, Stephen Louis (PBL) 14.88; 300 Hurdles: Artie Burns (MNW) 37.62, Jonathan Hayden (PBL) 37.98, Darius Hodges (PBL) 38.40, Desmond Hart (MNW) 39.95; 4x100 relay: Miami Central 41.15, Miami Carol City 41.62, Fort Lauderdale 41.75, Blanche Ely 41.78; 4x400 relay: Miami Central 3:17.58, Blanche Ely 3:22.68, Fort Lauderdale 3:23.54, Miami Carol City 3:24.33; 4x800 relay: Miami Central 8:02.26, Belen Jesuit 8:03.39, Pembroke Pines 8:04.58, Miami Northwestern 8:09.30; High jump: Stephan Duvier (GIB) 6-04.00, Kyle Razawich (PBY) 6-02.00, Marco Collie (ARC) 6-02.00, Cole Bradley (EAU) 6-02.00; Pole Vault: Carlos Muniz (BEL) 13-6, Austin Blazs (GIB) 13-0, Jose Roca (BEL) 13-0, Kenny Murrin (JEN) 12-6; Long Jump: Devric Foster (NOR) 22-08.50, Edward Rolle (MCC) 22-08.00, Jalen Blutcher (PBY) 22-06.75, Imbert Pierre (PBH) 22-06.75; Triple Jump: Marcus James (ELY) 45-11.50, Darius Hodges (PBL) 45-07.00, Simeon Thomas (MCC) 44-10.25, Imbert Pierre (PBH) 44-07.00; Shot Put: Aaron Hanna (CEN) 54-04.00, Brodie Lubelski (PBH) 50-01.50, Robert Alexander (HAL) 49-08.00, Noah Jones (DIL) 49-07.00; Discus: Tyquan Fields (ELY) 142-00, Jaboree Williams (FTL) 141-07, Ernest Edmond (ELY) 139-06, Brandon Sluder (BAY) 136-05.

Girls’ individual results – 100: Regine Williams (HAL) 13.87, Joi Ballard (ELY) 14.38, Kametra Byrd (MNW) 14.56, Alexis Harrell (MNW) 14.82; 200: Regine Williams (HAL) 23.80, Shakima Wimbley (DIL) 23.89, Clare Jacques (FTL) 25.10, Tiffany John-Baptiste (NOR) 25.15; 400: Shakima Wimbley (DIL) 54.30, Tatianna Etienne (LAK) 55.63, Ulani Toussaint (MAT) 56.89, Terneka Gibson (MCC) 57.93; 800: Destiny Johnson (HOM) 2:18.53, Torrencia Allen (MNW) 2:19.97, Morgan Rodriguez (GIB) 2:20.59, Nicolette Marsh (FTL) 2:20.83; 1600: Destiny Johnson (HOM) 5:16.08, Victoria Vigarino (GIB) 5:25.08, Sherrie Hinds (CEN) 5:27.47, Bethany Hardcastle (SFO) 5:28.44; 3200: Bethany Hardcastle (SOU) 12:08.81, Molly Delaney (MEL) 12:14.61, Sara Bowden (ARC) 12:18.65, Tabatha Henry (OKE) 12:20.34; 100 Hurdles: Lia King (HAL) 14.04, Yolanda Springer (MNW) 14.20, Timetria Mitchell (MNW) 14.38, Altoniece Williams (MNW) 14.39; 300 Hurdles: kimani austin-reese (CEN) 43.23, Gina Lourdes (PBL) 44.27, Altoniece Williams (MNW) 44.36, Shakira Bartley (LAK) 44.51; 4x100 relay: Miami Norland 47.73, Blanche Ely 48.02, Fort Lauderdale 48.26, Dillard 48.52; 4x400 relay: Miami Northwestern 3:52.88, Fort Lauderdale 3:57.52, Hallandale 3:57.82, Miami Carol City 3:58.83;4x800 relay: Miami Northwestern 9:38.90, Miami Central 9:46.53, Cardinal Gibbons 9:50.92, Fort Lauderdale 10:01.35; High jump: Stacey Destin (BOY) 5-04.00, Briana Eskridge (MNW) 5-04.00, Terneka Gibson (MCC) 5-02.00, Edquisha Alvin (HAL) 5-02.00; Pole Vault: Abby Remsburg (MAR) 10-06.00, Madison Towriss (ARC) 9-00.00, Andreina Martinez (GIB) 8-06.00, Abagail Perry (GIB) 8-06.00; Long Jump: Regine Williams (HAL) 17-09.50, Shakira Bartley (LAK) 17-09.00, Stacey Destin (BOY) 17-05.00, Lia King (HAL) 17-04.50; Triple Jump: Lia King (HAL) 37-02.25, Briana Eskridge (MNW) 36-01.00, Yolanda Springer (MNW) 35-11.00, Tierra Lacey (HAL) 35-07.00; Shot Put: Lloydricia Cameron (MNW) 45-10.00, Jontavia Dykes (MNW) 42-09.00, Jasmine Williams (MCC) 42-02.50, Akassja White (MNW) 40-08.50; Discus: Lloydricia Cameron (MNW) 154-07, Jasmine Williams (MCC) 142-08, Akassja White (MNW) 136-07, Jontavia Dykes (MNW) 109-06.


•  District 16-7A semifinal — St. Thomas Aquinas 10, Cooper City 3: The Raiders scored six in the first inning to build a cushion with Alec Bryd (7-1) earning the victory on the mound. The lefthander struck out 10 batters and the Raiders advance to Friday’s district 16-7A finals against Nova.



WP: Byrd (7-1) LP: D’Andreu


•  District 25 final — Deerfield Beach 12, Monarch 6: It took four overtimes, but Deerfield Beach came away with a district championship victory over previously unbeaten Monarch at Deerfield Beach Wednesday night.

Tied at six after stopping Monarch (12-1) in the fourth overtime, Stefaterra Boykins scored on a one-yard touchdown run to give the Bucks the win.



The Miami Hurricanes’ improbable climb to No. 2 in the Associated Press poll and run to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament weren’t enough to sway four-star 6-9 forward Demetrius Henry.

Inside the Oakland Park Northeast High auditorium Wednesday, Henry ended the suspense of a decision that was delayed a week by announcing he will play for the South Carolina Gamecocks.



• A few more of Broward County’s best boys’ basketball players were named to the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches’ All-State teams.

Blanche Ely senior Dallas Cameron and Northeast senior Malik Price-Martin each earned first team honors for Class 7A. Deerfield Beach’s Terrence Johnson earned first team honors for Class 8A.

Junior guard Lance Tejada and senior forward Khalil Thomas also represented Ely on the Class 7A second team. Joining them on second team was St. Thomas Aquinas senior Steven Haney.

Johnson, who led the Bucks to the state final four, also had teammate Marcus Owens make the Class 8A third team.

Pembroke Pines Charter had two players — senior Justin Satchell and sophomore Prince Ali earn second team honors in Class 6A.




WP: Richard Noa 6IP, 5 K. LP: I. Silwany. Top performers: Alex Lugo 1-2, 2 runs, 2 RBI. Alex Vazquez 2-3, RBI, run. Danny Acevedo 2-3, RBI, run. David Salgueiro 2-3, RBI, run


•  St Thomas Aquinas d. Pompano 25-19, 25-12, 25-3: Andrew VanZwieten 15 kills, 7 digs, 5 service points, 2 aces. Stefano Rivera 37 assists, kill, 2 digs, 11 service points, 2 aces. Robert Carsello 5 kills, 3 digs, 7 service points, ace. STA 18-2



District 11-8A final at Coral Glades: Piper-Coral Glades winner vs. Taravella-Douglas winner, 7

District 15-7A final: Northeast at Monarch, 4

District 15-6A semifinals at Archbishop McCarthy: Pines Charter vs. Hollywood Hills, 4; Fort Lauderdale-Stranahan winner vs. Archbishop McCarthy, 7

District 16-5A final: Pompano Beach at American Heritage, 7

District 13-4A final at Broward College: Pine Crest-Coral Springs Charter winner vs. North Broward Prep-University winner, 7:30

District 14-3A final at Highlands Christian: Highlands Christian-Calvary Christian winner vs. Westminster Academy-Coral Springs Christian winner, 7

District 13-2A final: Zion Lutheran at Sheridan Hills Christian, 3:30


Region 3-8A quarterfinal: Western at Douglas, 7

Region 3-8A quarterfinal: Taravella at Cypress Bay, 7

Region 4-6A quarterfinal at Archbishop McCarthy: Westland Hialeah vs. Pines Charter, 7

Region 4-6A quarterfinal at Bucky Dent Park: Archbishop McCarthy vs. Mater Academy, 7

Region 4-4A quarterfinal: North Broward Prep at Monsignor Pace, 4

Region 4-4A quarterfinal at Betti Stradling Park: Archbishop Carroll vs. Coral Springs Charter, 4

Region 4-2A quarterfinal at Miami Christian: Zion Lutheran vs. Greater Miami Academy, 4


Region 3-4A at Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer - Prelims: 1; Finals: 7


District 26 final at Coral Glades: 7

District 27 final at PAL Field: 5:30

District 28 final at South Broward: 6

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