Miami-Dade High Schools Roundup

McDermott leads TERRA girls’ volleyball past MAST Academy


Week’s best


The Belen cross-country team secured the championship of the Estero Invitational last weekend. The Wolverines placed six runners in the top 10, led by meet champion Fabian Tomas (16:55).

The North Miami football team used a stellar defensive effort and an early 29-yard field goal by Jackson Denis to beat American 3-0 in the season opener for both teams.


•  Joe Yearby and Dalvin Cook, Central, football: Cook and Yearby combined for 377 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Rockets to a 42-20 victory against Plantation American Heritage.

•  Maurice Alexander, Homestead, football: Alexander completed 15 of 22 for 370 yards and threw four touchdown passes to lead the Broncos to a 35-18 win against Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson.

•  Ashley Reid, Killian, girls’ volleyball: Reid had 13 kills and 10 digs to lead the Cougars to a win against Palmetto.

•  Kasey Garcia, St. Brendan, girls’ volleyball: Garcia had 13 kills, four digs and three aces to lead the Sabres to a win against Gulliver.

•  Patrick Perez, Miami Springs, boys’ golf: Perez shot a 34 to lead the Golden Hawks to a meet win against Columbus.

•  Danielle Bouchard, Palmetto, girls’ golf: Bouchard shot a 46 to lead the Panthers over Lourdes and TERRA.

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The TERRA girls’ volleyball team took down MAST Academy in consecutive sets 25-20, 25-11, 25-10 on Tuesday. TERRA seemed to improve as the match went on, winning more dominantly in every set of the match before ultimately wrapping up the final set 25-10.

TERRA was led by standout Brooke McDermott, who registered 16 kills, two aces and three digs. Natalia Matamala chipped in with six assists and an ace. Mirel Penas added six kills, four aces and three digs, and Rachel Santacruz recorded two kills, seven aces, two blocks and a dig.


•  Ferguson d. Southwest 25-6, 25-14, 22-25, 25-21: Ferguson’s early-season dominance continued as it defeated Southwest in four sets. With the win, Ferguson improves to 3-0.

The Falcons were led by Annika Reczek who recorded eight kills, two aces and two blocks.

Sophie Serrano added 22 assists and six aces, and Natalie Hoyos registered six kills and a block.

Ferguson will face South Miami on Sept. 9 at 7:15 p.m.

•  Sunset d. South Dade 25-14, 25-17, 25-17: Sunset rolled past South Dade to improve to 2-1.

Coming off a loss, Sunset responded well and did not let down against South Dade. Katherine Espinosa led the way for Sunset as she accumulated nine kills, three aces and eight digs. Melissa Kanakis registered 22 assists, four aces and eight digs, and Kylie Bennett added eight kils.

Sunset next plays on Sept. 9 at 7:15 p.m. when it faces off against Southridge.

Other Scores

•  Braddock d. South Miami 25-19, 25-9, 25-16: Aishel Vega-Henao 14 assists, 7 aces. Cristal Parrales 8 kills, 4 digs. Jackie Guerra 4 kills, 7 aces. BR 1-1.

•  Coral Reef d. Palmetto 25-18, 25-19, 25-22: Kristine Rios 16 assist, 4 kills, 4 blocks. Adara Anselmo 13 kills, 8 digs. Andrea Alespeiti 4 kills, 5 blocks. CR 3-0.

•  Miami d. Hialeah Gardens 25-22, 25-14, 25-22: Beatrice Mompremier 9 blocks, 11 kills. Mary Ramos 7 kills, 4digs, 4aces. Kristen Valdes 23 assists, 6 aces. MH 3-0.

•  Dade Christian d. Hialeah Educational 25-11, 25-7, 25-16: Ashley Okeke 10 aces, 5 kills. Chloe Sierra 8 aces, 5 kills, 5 assists. Amanda Socarras 7 aces, 5 kills. DC 1-0.

•  Palmer Trinity d. Westwood Christian 25-20, 25-5, 25-7: Danny Littke 7 kills, 6 aces, 21 assists. Grace Hibschman 5 kills, 4 aces. Ellie Nosich 4 kills, 15 digs. Kristen Fernandez 24 digs, 3 aces. PT 3-0.

•  Coral Gables d. Coral Park 25-18, 25-22, 25-20: Dawson Stiff 18 kills, 3 aces, 3 digs. Kamila Garcia 9 assists,5 aces. CG 1-1.

•  Valera d. Southridge 25-15, 25-14, 25-8: Maria Jose Estupiñan 25 assists, 6 kills, 5 aces. Tiffany Bolaños 7 kills. Nicole Rabines 5 kills, 4 aces, assist.

•  Miami Beach d. Krop 25-6, 25-23, 25-17: Bianca Fernandez 25 digs, 5aces. Brooke Klepper 12 kills. Isabela Osorio 7 aces, 12 digs. Nicole Goetz 5 blocks.

•  St Brendan d. Ronald Reagan 25-20, 25-18, 25-22: Kasey Garcia 13 kills, 3 digs. Caro Caram 11 kills, 3 digs, 2 aces. Sophia Sires 28 assists, 3 digs. SB 3-0.

•  Gulliver d. Coral Shores 25-9, 25-23, 23-25, 25-12: Angelica Mujica 16 kills, 9 digs, 4 aces. Lauren Potter 15 kills, 10 digs, 6 aces. Stephanie Potter 15 digs. Catherine Arnholt 9 aces, 27 assists, 12 digs. GUL 2-1.


Palmetto defeated Sunset 5-2 to open up its season. Marcos Muina recorded a game-high 181 and also a series-high 439. The victory puts Palmetto at 1-0 for the season.

Ferguson defeated Coral Gables 7-0 to start its season. The Falcons were led by Andrew Garcia who registered a game-high 199 and a series-high 536.

•  South Dade d. TERRA 7-0: For TERRA: K. Morrissey game-high 222. For SD: Jon Hall series-high 595.

•  Palmetto d. Sunset 5-2: For PAL: Marcos Muina game-high 181, series 439. PAL 1-0.

•  Ferguson d. Coral Gables 7-0: For FER: Andrew Garcia game-high 199, series 536.

•  Coral Park d. South Miami 2-1: For CP: Giovanni Andres game-high 243, series 563. For SM: Yordanny Lopez game-high 187, series 480.

•  Reagan d. North Miami 7-0: For RE: Rafael Chang game-high 174, series 458.

•  Krop d. American 5-2: For KR: Taj Nelson game-high 161, series 418. KR 1-0.

•  TERRA d. South Dade 3-0: For TERRA: Tori Burstein game-high 224, series 617. Kristi Pelberg 144. Melanie Sorrano 142. For SD: Kristin Smith 164.

•  Columbus d. Braddock 7-0: For COL: Chris Manash game-high 218. Ricky Calleja series-high 545. COL 1-0.

•  Coral Reef d. Killian 5-2: For KIL: Carlos Firor game-high 266, series 701. CR 1-0


•  Palmetto d. Sunset 7-0: For PAL: Andrea Keeler game-high 129, series 337. PAL 1-0.

•  Ferguson d. Coral Gables 7-0: For FER: Alexandra Gonzalez game-high 207, series 348.

•  Coral Park d. South Miami 3-0: For CP: Alexandra Pupiro game-high 132, series 364. For SM: Tam Graham game-high 131, series 337.

•  Reagan d. North Miami 7-0: For RE: Adriana Rosero game-high 121, series 332.

•  Barbara Goleman d. Hialeah Gardens 3-0: Catherine Gutierrez game-high 175, 445. BG 1-0.

•  American d. Krop 7-0: For AM: Briana Futch game-high 212, series 560. AM 1-0.

•  Coral Reef d. Killian 7 – 0: For CR: Leia Schwartz game-high 141, series 405. CR 1-0.


•  Hialeah-Miami Lakes 39, Krop 43, Alonzo Mourning 60, Westland 90.


•  Carol City 25, Krop 66, Hialeah-Miami Lakes 86, Alonzo Mourning 92.


The Columbus boys’ golf team edged Ransom Everglades at the Riviera Country Club to start its season.

The Columbus boys’ shot an overall 150, and Ransom Everglades had a team total of 154.

Juan Yumar led the way for Columbus, shooting a low of 36. Daniel Tannenbaum for Ransom shot a 37 to place second individually. Rafa Martinez shot a 37, and teammate Julio Betancourt followed closely behind with a 38.

•  Columbus 150, Ransom Everglades 154 (at Riviera Country Club): Juan Yumar (CO) 36, Daniel Tannenbaum (RE) 37, Rafa Martinez (CO) 37, Julio Betancourt (CO) 38, Philip Straus (RE) 38, Jake Beber-Frankel (RE) 39, Eddie Martinez (CO) 39, Francisco Dela Torre (CO) 40, Patrick McGrath (RE) 40, Jake Moscoso (CO) 42, Alex Aumon (RE) 42,Bradley Jackson (RE) 43.


•  Gulliver 183, Carrolton 185 (at Melreese Country Club): Tanya Eathakotti (CAR) 35, Michelle Rodriguez (GUL) 42.



Somerset Charter at Hialeah Educational, 3:30

Miami Christian at Riviera Prep, 4:30

Florida Christian at Keys Gate, 5

Archbishop Carroll at Westminster Christian, 5

Archimedean at Greater Miami Academy, 6

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