American (21-2) will play at Goleman High School on April 30 for a regional semifinal and be looking for its first berth in the regional finals.
WP: A. Rincon LP: C. Falcon Top performers: M. Murch 2-4, 3 RBI. S. Benitez 2-3, 2 RBI. Catie Falcon 3-4, RBI. Cat Ruggiano 2-4
• Region 4-4A quarterfinal — Key West 4, Doral Academy 3: Key West advanced over Doral Academy in extra innings in the Region 4-4A quarterfinal.
In the top of the seventh, Raquel Schoneck led off the inning with a triple and was driven in by Lauren Schoneck.
Doral Academy was led by senior shortstop Kathleen Acevedo. Acevedo is a two-time All Dade player and holds Doral Academy’s record for most all-time steals.
WP: Desi Laguna. LP: Jenny Acevedo.
• Region 4-8A quarterfinal — Goleman 6, Hialeah Gardens 0: Pitcher Vicky Morales allowed the Gladiators (14-6) three hits in a Region 4-8A quarterfinal win at Goleman. With the win, the Gators (17-8) will face American in the 4-8A semifinal.
After scoring its first run in the second inning, Goleman scored three runs in the third. Right fielder Jessi Costero scored the second run of the inning on a double and the third run came on a wild pitch.
Morales gave up two hits in the first inning, but retired the next 15 batters she faced. She finished the game with five strikeouts. Morales is 11-3 this season.
WP:Vicky Morales. LP: Kristina Vega. Top Performers: Mel Costero 1-2, 2 RBI. Jessi Costero 2-3, double, RBI. Vicky Morales 2-3, run, 5 K.
• Cardinal Gibbons d. Everglades 25-11, 25-12, 25-22: Dylan Hall 9 kills, 2 assists, 5 service points, 12 digs, 2 blocks, 3 aces. Corry Short 12 kills, 7 service points, 13 digs, 2 blocks, 3 aces. Brandon Veliky 8 kills, 12 assists, 4 service points, 5 digs, 2 blocks. CG 18-2
District 12-8A final at Flanagan: Cypress Bay vs. Flanagan, 7
District 16-7A final at St. Thomas Aquinas: Nova vs. St. Thomas Aquinas, 7
District 15-6A final at Archbishop McCarthy: Hollywood Hills-Pines Charter winner vs. Archbishop McCarthy-Fort Lauderdale winner, 7
TRACK AND FIELD
Class 1A state meet at University of North Florida -
BOYS’ WATER POLO
State tournament at Ransom Everglades - Quarterfinals: Cooper City vs. Orlando Olympia, 6; St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Gulliver, 7:30
GIRLS’ WATER POLO
State tournament at Ransom Everglades - Quarterfinals: Westminster Academy vs. Winter Park, noon
Lake Worth Park Vista at Cardinal Gibbons, 4:30
Second round state play-in: St. Thomas Aquinas at Columbus, 3
Second round state play-in: Boca St. Andrews at Pine Crest, 5
Second round state play-in: South Plantation at St. Thomas Aquinas, 5
TRACK AND FIELD
Class 2A state meet at University of North Florida -
State tournament at Ransom Everglades - Girls’ semifinals: 9 and 10:30 a.m.; Boys’ semifinals: noon and 1:30; Girls’ final: 4; Boys’ final: 6
State play-in first round: Piper-Plantation winner at Coconut Creek-Taravella winner, TBA
State play-in first round: Hollywood Hills-Stranahan winner at Miramar, TBA
State play-in first round: Delray Beach Atlantic at Deerfield Beach, 4
State play-in first round: Everglades-Archbishop McCarthy at Monsignor Pace, 4