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St. Thomas Aquinas’ Anthony Moten commits to UM

 

State volleyball

What: Girls’ finals.

When: Through Saturday.

Where: Silver Spurs Arena, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee.

Wednesday’s results

6A semifinals: Jensen Beach d. Middleburg 25-16, 25-10, 25-14; Ocala Vanguard d. Venice 25-10, 18-25, 25-21, 26-24; 3A final: Westminster Christian d. First Academy, 25-22, 25-16, 16-25, 25-21; 4A final: Ransom Everglades d. Lake Highland Prep 20-25, 18-25, 25-14, 25-23, 16-14; 5A final: Bishop Moore d. Belleview 25,9, 25-14, 25-11.

Thursday’s schedule

7A semifinals: Naples Gulf Coast vs. Lutz Steinbrenner, 11 a.m.; St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Oviedo, 1; 8A semifinals: Miami Ferguson vs. Lake Mary, 3; Jupiter vs. Winter Park, 5; 6A final: Jensen Beach vs. Vanguard, 7.

Friday’s schedule

2A semifinals: Sheridan Hills Chr. vs. Winter Garden Foundation Academy, 9 a.m.; Naples Seacrest Country Day vs. Winter Park Geneva, 11 a.m.; 1A semifinals: Newberry vs. Sneads, 1; Hilliard vs. Baker, 3; 7A final: 5; 8A final: 7.

Saturday’s schedule

Class 2A final: 11 a.m.; Class 1A final: 1 p.m.


From Miami Herald Staff Reports

Anthony Moten, a 6-4, 275-pound defensive tackle from Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas, announced his oral commitment to UM on Wednesday night over Florida State and South Carolina.

“It came down to my family, and I’ve been knowing [UM defensive coordinator] coach [Mark] D’Onofrio and [UM] coach [Al] Golden since my freshman year,” Moten said on a video posted online by South Florida High School Sports.

Moten, who was once a University of Florida commitment from April to July earlier this year, becomes the 28th commitment to an already vaunted 2014 recruiting class.

Safid Deen

Boys’ basketball

Blanche Ely’s Lance Tejada III used the signature flick of the wrist that made him an elite pass-first point guard to sign with East Carolina .

“It’s a real great day for me,” said Tejada, who was flanked by his father, Lance II, and mother Deidre. “It feels real good after all the work I put in since the third grade and it’s like I accomplished a big goal, but I don’t feel like I’m finished or anything like that.”

Tejada averaged 12 points, 8.2 assists and 2.6 steals to help the Tigers win their second consecutive Class 7A state title.

Fabian Lyon

BOYS’ SOCCER

•  Monarch 6, Coral Springs 2: Jordano Chea 3 goals. Rodrigo DaSilva 1 goal, 1 assist. Fernando Sala 1 goal. Igor Vieira 1 goal. MON 3-1-0.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

Pines Charter 12, Northeast 0: Maya Goodman 4 goals, 1 assist. Amy Etchechurry 3 goals. PC 4-2-1.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

•  Palmer Trinity 77, Southwest 37: Hebb 24 points, 7 assists. James 18 points. Waldman 11 points, 4 rebounds. Gonzalez 9 points. Iglesias 6 points, 7 steals. Baiamonte 5 points, 4 rebounds. Solar 2 points. Quintero 2 points. PT 2-0.

•  Archimedean 39, Divine Savior 19: Diana Revilla 6 points, 13 steals, 2 rebounds. Amanda Pinto 18 points, 15 rebounds. Venezia Mata 6 points. Alexandra Morales 5 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal. Bianca Pinto 4 points, 3 rebounds.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

•  Palmer Trinity School 58, Barrington Christian 7: Pourtuondo 13 points. Bonet 13 points. Matt Vega 7 points, 4 assists, 3 steals. Becker 6 points, 5 rebounds. Chao 5 points. Mike Vega 4 points, 4 assists. Pico 4 points. Beauperthuy 4 points. Bakes 2 points.

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