The Miami Select 5th grade travel basketball team concluded an outstanding 2012-13 season by winning the Labor Day HoopFest-36 Basketball Tournament in Miami.
The team participated in five major AAU events: Orlando (twice), New Orleans, Pembroke Pines (twice). They also competed in two Youth Basketball of America events (Coral Springs and Tallahassee) and three open tournaments. Miami Select is ranked ninth in Florida among YBOA teams. The team won three titles and was runner-up five times.
For information regarding its travel or recreational basketball program, contact Perez Alexander (786-237-4424) or Phil Jackson (305-331-6557).
Prime Time basketball
Player of the Week Mylaes Gilbert led all scorers with 15 points as the Volunteers edged the Crimson Tide 32-30 in SEC (5th-6th grade) of Prime Time Sports Basketball at the Michael Ann-Russell Jewish Community Center in North Miami Beach.
Eric Ramos-Katsner added six points, and Nissim Chaillo had four points. For the Crimson Tide, Jaime Acherman scored 14 points. Jack Brown totaled seven points. Brendan Katz chipped in five points, and Joshua Behar had four points.
LSU 42, Wildcats 30: Nathaniel Elharrar 15 pts, Avi Alalu 10 pts, Joel Assor 11 pts, Chaz Castro 4 pts, Michael Braun 2 pts. For the Wildcats, Adolfo Bucay 6 pts, Liam Senker 8 pts, Michael Berenstein 6 pts, Oren Borax 6, Jake Moss 4pts, Oliver Sejas 2pts.
Tigers 38, Gators 31: Samuel Taieb 17 pts, Evan Scheck 11 pts, Lauren Hornstein 7 pts, Elan Roffe 2 pts. For the Gators, Asher Courtney 11 pts, Benjamin Ratzker 8 pts, Daniel Gutkin 9 pts.
Auburn 36, Rebels 24: Alan Berkman 21 pts, Eli Gelb 13 pts, Pryce Markson 2 pts. For the Rebels, Saul Birmaher 9 pts, Noah Pierre 4 pts, Alan Wainer 6 pts, Joshua Schmutter 3 pts, Jared Brody 2 pts.
Aggies 39, Razorbacks 19: Jeremy Saunders 13 pts, Amit Sapir 6 pts, Simon Waxman 7 pts, Jordan Ben-Shalom 6 pts, Ilan Koenig 2 pts.
Our Lady of Lakes basketball
The Our Lady of the Lakes JV boys’ basketball team is 4-1, holding first place in the All Catholic Conference Northern Division.
The Cheetahs defeated St. Rose of Lima 31-26 with outstanding offense by Justin Quintana (6th grade) and solid rebounding by Darley Charles (6th). OLL then beat St. John the Apostle 42-17 thanks in part to Adrian Carballo (6th) and Michael Sanchez (6th).
• The Varsity boys’ volleyball team is 3-1, good for second place in the ACC North Division after defeating St. Agnes Academy and Immaculate Conception.
The Carrollton High School girls’ varsity golf team competed at the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair Invitational at the Country Club of Miami’s East Course.
Eighth grader Tanya Eathakotti shot 75 to tie for second and then took second by winning on the sixth hole of a playoff. Sophomore Gaby Delgado also did well, scoring a personal best 84 to place eighth.
Eathakotti, who is already playing her third year of high school golf, qualified for state last year as a seventh grader. Delgado has improved her scores by more than 20 strokes in the past year.
Orange Bowl football
Now in its 15th season, the Orange Bowl Youth Football Alliance presented by Sports Authority visited five sites as part of its Park of the Week Program. The Orange Bowl YFA Park of the Week program presented by Sports Authority recognizes select youth football parks across South Florida each Saturday during the fall to show its continued support to the community.