Miami’s Matthew Fung and Randy Wilson won the boys’ 12s doubles title during the 65th USTA Florida Bobby Curtis Junior State Doubles Championships at the Florida Tennis Center in Daytona Beach.
Aventura’s Harrison Gold teamed with Daniel Labrador of Tampa to reach the finals. In the championship match, Fung and Wilson defeated Gold and Labrador 6-4, 7-6 (7-5).
The USTA Florida Bobby Curtis Junior State Championships represents some of the best junior tennis players in the strongest of the 17 USTA sections across the country. The USTA Florida Bobby Curtis Junior State Doubles Championships is one of the few major events in the country that combine boys’, girls’, and mixed doubles in the same event.
Former Bobby Curtis state doubles winners include former WTA doubles No.1 and Wimbledon winner Corina Morariu (Girls 16s-1992, Girls 14s-1991), and current ATP player Wayne Odesnik (Boys 14s-1999).
Former world No.1s Chris Evert, Andy Roddick and Jim Courier are among the players that have raised trophies in singles at the USTA Florida Bobby Curtis Junior State Singles Championships, previously known as the USTA Florida Jr. State Closed. Florida’s top event was renamed to honor the legendary Florida junior tennis organizer Bobby Curtis in 2012. The tournament is annually a launching pad for future college stars and pros.
Kendall Hammocks football
Shamar Munroe scored the winner on a run as the Kendall Hammocks Warriors 14-and-under tackle football team edged North Miami Beach 6-0 in overtime in Miami Xtreme Youth Football.
The defense was outstanding en route to the shutout. After taking the lead in overtime, the defense stood strong with Diamonte Howard intercepting a pass to seal the win. The Warriors improved to 5-1.
Most of the Kendall Hammocks teams traveled to West Kendall.
Results: Pee Wees: West Kendall 30, KH 12. 8U: KH 26, WK 0. 10U: WK 20, KH 6. 11U: WK 25, KH 0. 13U: WK 18, KH 6. 12U: Miami Springs 30, KH 0.
Prime Time flag football
Arturo Jena scored on a run, threw two touchdown passes and on defense intercepted two passes as the Dolphins beat the Packers 19-12 in Seniors (5th-6th grade) of Prime Time Sports Flag Football at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center in North Miami Beach.
Aidan Gold had three receptions (one a touchdown), and Daniel Broides made two receptions. Ilan Koenig caught a pass, and Lindsey Weingard had four receptions (one a touchdown) and on defense intercepted a pass. For the Packers, Aidan Singer tossed a touchdown pass, and Elan Roffe scored on a run, caught thee passes and recorded two sacks. Henri Birol had three receptions, and Ido Yaari caught a pass and recorded a sack. Michael Efroni had three receptions (one a touchdown).
Bengals 12, Steelers 6: Ariel Bouskila three receptions (one a touchdown); Beny Bakar one reception; David Batievsky three receptions (one a touchdown), two interceptions; Noah Pierre three receptions; Sholom Marcus two touchdown passes. For the Steelers, Avi Alalu four receptions (one a touchdown); Noah Givner three receptions; Noah Markovsky one touchdown pass; Rafael Andrusier one reception.
• Scouts (1st-2nd grade)
Packers 21, Dolphins 7: Aquiba Serfati one interception, one reception; Eithan Chocron three receptions; Evan Seder one touchdown run, three receptions (one a touchdown); Jake Manasse two receptions, one touchdown run; TJ Feely two receptions (one a touchdown).