Carol City 54, North Miami Beach 36

Big third quarter fuels Carol City past North Miami Beach

 

Miami Herald Writer

Carol City senior quarterback Trayon Gray scored four touchdowns as the Chiefs beat North Miami Beach on Thursday at Traz Powell Stadium.

Tied at 14, the Chiefs (4-2) outscored the Chargers (2-5), 27-7, in the third quarter to break their homecoming game open.

Gray, a University of Miami commitment, fueled the 12-minute span with a pair of 60-plus-yard rushing touchdowns. He collected 126 yards on the ground and added another 94 yards and two scores through the air.

Junior running back Rondell Ellington rushed for a pair of touchdowns and 122 yards on just three carries as Carol City extended its win steak to three.

Senior wide receiver Kenny Lewis scampered for a 44-yard touchdown in the third. Junior defensive back Edward Roole returned a fumble 16 yards to cap the scoring in the fourth.

Quarterback Cedric Wiggins finished 22 for 39 with 310 yards and four touchdowns for North Miami Beach, which has lost three in a row. Both Immel Rai and Steve Ishmael caught a pair of touchdowns for the Chargers.

Before halftime it was the Chiefs playing catch-up, answering both touchdowns drives by the Chargers.

“Electrifying, elusive playmaker,” Carol City coach Aubrey Hill said of Gray. “Giving credit to the kids, they wanted to play tonight. They came out and played well. Trayon played well. The offense played well. Hats off to the coaches. Trayon was obviously the player of the game.”

Read more Miami-Dade High Schools stories from the Miami Herald

  • Roundup

    Two Cooper City athletes sign with colleges

    Cooper City pitcher and first baseman Johnny Haney signed a scholarship with the Point Park University (Pittsburgh) baseball team. The left-hander is 6-0 so far this season with 31 strikeouts, three complete games and 1.28 ERA. He is hitting .317 with a homerun, 13 RBI and 16 runs scored.

  • High Schools roundup

    Doctors Charter boys’ track relay teams qualifiy for states

    The Dade Christian boys’ track 4x100 relay team will head to the State Championship for its second year in a row. Abigael Neus, Sam Mompremier, Jeanmaxon Adrien, and Cameron Floyd. Darwin Abreu qualified fourth overall in the mile. The 4x400 relay team, Torrian Wallace, Jovyn Pierre, Andrew Dodds, and Jonathan Gill needed to finish fourth out of 16 teams and run under a 3:42 to qualify for states. Freshman Jonathan Gill lead the team to a time of 3:36, awarding them fourth place to also qualify them for states.

  • State Tennis Championship

    Ransom Everglades’ Allegra Hanlon galls short of state title

    Everything seemed in place for Allegra Hanlon to end her high-school career with one more tennis championship. Then the rains came.

Get your Miami Heat Fan Gear!

Join the
Discussion

The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Miami Herald uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here.

Have a news tip? You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

  • Marketplace

Today's Circulars

  • Quick Job Search

Enter Keyword(s) Enter City Select a State Select a Category