Estes, a proponent of position-less basketball, believes Hill and Ferrales offer the Buccaneers flexibility.
“These two fit that mold,” he said. “To be able to get two players of this ability and to be able to get local players are the most I could’ve hoped for at this point in the game.”
Archbishop Curley sports awards
Athletic Director Greg Magner announced Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Prep’s top athletes during an athletics awards convocation.
Outstanding Male Athlete: Dimitry Georges was the leading receiver on the football team. He was a defensive presence on the basketball team and qualified for three regional events in track & field. He will attend Bethune-Cookman University in the Fall.
Outstanding Female Athlete: Megan Romanik never took off a season, playing volleyball, soccer and softball. In her senior season, she added basketball to her impressive resume. She was captain of the soccer and softball teams. She will attend Palm Beach Atlantic University in the Fall.
Female Sportsmanship Award: For every season throughout high school, Vivencia Philippe was team captain in volleyball, basketball and track & field. She will attend North Country Community College of New York.
Male Scholar Athlete: Nicholas Salow competed in baseball, soccer and cross-country. He was a fierce competitor on the field and in the classroom. His weighted GPA is 4.76. His SAT score on a scale of 1600 was 1220, and his SAT on a scale of 2400 was 1680. Still undecided as to which prospect will help him continue his baseball career, Salow has been accepted to the University of Central Florida, University of South Florida and Florida International University.
Female Scholar Athlete: Jensen Rayburn competed in volleyball, soccer and softball. Her her weighted GPA is 4.56. Her SAT score on a scale of 1,600 was 1090, and her SAT on a scale of 2,400 was 1650. In the Fall, she will be attending Barry University in Miami Shores.
Tim Charles Memorial Award: Matthew Lamy competed on the cross-country and soccer teams, sings for his church choir and teaches Sunday CCD classes. He dealt with death and tragedy, relocating to Miami after the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Leaving his mother in Haiti, Lamy became “man of the house” taking care of his younger siblings. He will attend Miami Dade College in the Fall.
The Tim Charles Memorial Award is presented each year to a student who demonstrates great effort and commitment to the team and school. Mrs. Charles has presented this award each year since 1980 when her son, Tim Charles, was killed in an automobile accident.
Palmer Trinity sports
Palmer Trinity School student athletes were honored at the Upper School Sports Awards. Congratulations to Blake Miller (MVP varsity baseball), Lindsey North (MVP varsity softball), Drake Peterson (MVP boys’ track & field), Janelle Gonzalez (MVP girls’ track & field), J.D. Madril (MVP varsity boys’ lacrosse), Carolina Casariego (MVP varsity girls’ lacrosse), Alex Block (MVP boys’ tennis) and Vivi Anel (MVP girls’ tennis).
Palmer Trinity School—a coeducational, Episcopal day school—provides a rigorous college preparatory curriculum that integrates knowledge, compassion and social responsibility, an essential goal of the school’s mission. Palmer Trinity School serves students from a broad range of socio-economic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds in grades 6-12. Visit www.palmertrinity.org.