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LAST WEEK’S BEST PERFORMANCES

TEAMS OF THE WEEK

The Ransom Everglades volleyball team rallied from two games behind to beat Orlando Lake Highland Prep and secure the Class 4A state championship – the Raiders’ first since 1990. Nikki Colonna had 14 kills and 26 assists, and libero Tere Bernace had 19 digs to lead the Raiders, who gave Dade two state champs in the same year for the first time.

The Westminster Christian volleyball team won their first-ever state championship and the first by a Miami-Dade County team since 1995 by beating five-time defending state champion Orlando First Academy in the Class 3A final. Sylvia Hernandez and Jenny Ceballos had identical kills in both the semifinal and final victories finishing with 44 each for the tournament.

The Belen Jesuit boys’ swimming and diving team won its second consecutive Class 3A state championship and seventh overall. The Wolverines were led by Boleck De Pawlikowski, who won the 100 backstroke and anchored the winning 400 freestyle relay. He was also on the winning 200 medley relay.

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

Oshton Armstrong, Columbus, football: Armstrong ran for 193 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries to lead the Explorers to a 32-6 win against North Miami in a Region 4-8A quarterfinal.

Khalil Render, South Dade, football: Render completed 12-of-22 passes for 270 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Bucs to a 42-7 rout of Southwest in a Region 4-8A quarterfinal.

Keino Mike, Coral Gables, football: Mike ran for 171 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Cavaliers to a 31-14 win against Hialeah in a Region 4-8A quarterfinal.

Dalvin Cook, Central, football: Cook had 116 rushing yards and four touchdowns including a punt return for a touchdown in the Rockets’ 55-37 win against Boynton Beach in a Region 4-6A quarterfinal.

Michelle Cuervo, Ferguson, volleyball: Cuervo had 19 kills and 16 digs for the Falcons in a Class 8A state semifinal loss to Lake Mary.

Isabella Paez, Reagan, girls’ swimming: Paez won the 100-meter butterfly state championship in Class 4A in 54.70 seconds earning automatic All-American status.

Katherine Espinosa, Sunset, girls’ basketball: Espinosa had 44 points, seven steals, four assists and two blocks to lead the Knights over Reagan.

Yancarlos Guerra, Mater Academy, wrestling: Guerra won all five of his matches at the Wellington Duals.

Juan Zapata, Homestead, boys’ soccer: Zapata had the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win against Westland Hialeah.

Isa Jara, Ferguson, girls’ soccer: Jara had two goals to lead the Falcons to a 3-2 win against Coral Reef.

ANDRE C. FERNANDEZ


From Miami Herald Wire Services

The Riviera Prep girls’ basketball team opened its first varsity team season with a 32-13 victory over Colonial Christian.

“The girls were very excited for this and they have been improving and working really hard,” said Riviera Prep head coach Sarah Kemper.

Janelle Demoya led the Bulldogs with 8 points. Ann Gottenger scored 8 points and Maria Portes registered 6 rebounds.

“This is the first game of the season and we’re looking for more games like this,” said Kemper, “it was a very good victory and team effort.”

•  Riviera Prep 32, Colonial Christian 13: Janelle Demoya 8 points. Ann Gottenger 8 points. Maria Portes 6 rebounds. RP 1-0.

•  Ferguson 63, Mourning 17: N. DeJesus 19 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 8 steals. A. Osceola 15 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals. T. Gonzalez 6 points, 6 rebounds, 6 steals, 7 assists. O. Justiniano 5 points. A. Buitrago 4 points, 4 steals. FER 4-0.

•  Reagan 39, Terra 36: Montoya 16 points. Arroyave 7 points. Guzman 6 points. Saied 5 points. Perlberg (TER) 12 points. RR 2-2.

•  Coral Park 52, Westland 34: N. Morales 15 points 9 rebounds. N. Rivera 12 points and 5 rebounds. A. Varela 8 points 5 assists 6 steals. Y. Perez 7 points. N. Rodriguez 6 points. Kassandra (WES) 16 points.

•  Braddock 60, HML 15: Flores (BRA) 21 points, 8 steals, 6 assists. Bermudez (BRA) 8 points. Gianella (BRA) 8 points. Miranda (BRA) 8 points. Uzquiano (BRA) 6 points, 8 rebounds. Fernandez (BRA) 6 points.

•  Edison 68, Goleman 10: Cerline Hyttolide 30 points, 11 steals. Jaquala Brown 14 points. Damaria Wilcox 6 points, 11 rebounds 13 assists. Ruth Raymond 7 points. Paula Destin 4 points. Crystal Elica 4 points. ME 3-0.

•  Florida Christian 47, Carrolton 2: Sandra Martinez 15 points, 6 steals. Nicole Jimenez 6 points, 8 steals. Esther Prinz 6 points, 3 rebounds. Catherine Jim 5 rebounds. FC 2-0.

•  Varela 46, Southridge 43: Verdes 29 points. Polanco 6 points. Estupinan 5 points. Reuning 3 points. Nieto 2 points Williams (SR) 14 points. Herbert (SR) 15 points

•  Hebrew 49, Northwestern Christian 16: Dobin 18 points, 8 rebounds. Weiss 11 points, 4 assists. Matis 9 points. Hailey 8 points. Suster 6 points. West (NWC) 17 points. HA 2-0.

•  Coral Reef 54, Palmetto 54-24: Raquel Alesteti 13 points, 2 rebounds, 5 steals, 4 assists. Andrea Alesteti 12 points, 5 steals, 4 blocks, 6 rebounds, 5 assists. CR 3-0.

•  St. Brendan 58, Keys Gate 31: Martinez 16 points. Falla 11 points. Bonet 9 points. Murillo 8 points, 10 rebounds. Rodriguez 5 points. Padro 5 points. Dominguez 7 assists.

•  SLAM 58, Pinecrest 5: Zheng 15 points, 5 assists, 6 steals. Rodriguez 12 points. Daniel 10 points, 9 rebounds. Richard 8 points. Camacho 4 points. Woody 4 points. Hernandez 3 points. Chirino 2 points. Krystel J. (PC) 4points. Gabriela B. (PC) 1 point.

•  Miami Country Day 56, Oxbridge Academy 30: Lewis 22 points, 6 steals. Minott 11 points, 3 assists. Anyagaligbo 10 points, 11 rebounds. Mackenzie 6 points. Alvarez 5 points. Edwards 2 points. Joseph (OA) 10 points. MCD 2-0.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

• Terra 57, Mast 22: Brian Melamud 9 points, 8 rebounds, 4 steals. Raul Pedroso 8 points, 3 rebounds. Richard Muino 6 points. Gio Bryant 5 points, 3 steals. Chris Grant 4 points, 2 assists, 3 steals. TER 1-0.

•  Braddock 46, Jackson 43: E. Garcia 19 points, 7 rebounds. M. Sanchez 10 points, 5 rebounds. A. Echemendia 8 points, 4 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocks, 8 rebounds. J. Reese 7 points, 4 assists, 9 rebounds. J. Esquivel 2 points, 7 rebounds.

•  South Dade 66, Ferguson 53: Jose Fernandez 17 points, 5 steals. Tylan Birts 11 points, 10 rebounds. Daniel Cooper 21 points, 19 rebounds, 7 blocks. John Hall 8 points. SD 1-0.

•  Sunset 55, Killian 51: Kelmyr Garcia 25 points. Doyce Felipe 11 points. Kieth Vinson 9 rebounds. 1-0.

•  Monsignor Pace 84, St. Brendan 62: Duarte 16 points. Del Castillo 14 points, 3 assists. Fisher 12 points, 3 assists. Jean 10 points. Ferguson 10 points, 6 rebounds. A. Alvarez 6 points. Irv 5 points, 7 rebounds. Ogugua 4 points. King 3 points. Briel 2 points. Sainvil 2 points.

•  Southridge 60, Varela 47: Bartley 22 points, 3 assists. Garcia 15 points, 5 steals. Charles 11 points. Molano 5 points, 9 rebounds. Collier 4 points. Marzan 3 points. SR 1-0

•  Mourning 36 Westland Hialeah 32: Souffrant 12 points, 10 rebounds. Rodriguez 9 points, 3 assists. Fachler-Tal 5 points. Salazar 4 points, 4 steals. Silva 4 points.

•  Edison 42, North Miami 40: Marck Bernard 10 points, 13 rebounds. Willy Greene 8 points. Keyon Felder 8 points. Robert Knowles 6 points. Joe Jaques 6 points. Joshua Basen 1 point, 4 steals, 8 assists. ME 1-0

•  Archbishop Curley vs Northwest Christian 92-35: Jordan Lemenior 18 points, 6 rebounds. Sergio Aristide 15 points. Woody Pierre 14 points, 4 assists. Dimonte Lumptin 10 points. Hugo Blanchane 6 points. Germaine Smalls 6 points. Billy Salien 5 points. David Joseph 4 points. Brandon Wilson 4 points. Brian Laverdi 5 points. Ralph Raphael 3 points. Kavon Wright (NWC) 11 points. S. Chamberlan (NWC) 8 points. Teenyson (NWC) 16 points. AC 1-0.

•  Westminster 75, Hillel 36: Matt McLean 22 points. Diego Milller 15 points,8 assists. Justin Brown 15 points. Josue Velazquez 9 points. Keon Paicely 6 points. Jon Raine 4 points. Ronald Maldanado 2 points. Robert Stewart 2 points.

BOYS’ SOCCER

• Palmetto 6, Southridge 1: Kevin Haller 2 goals, 4 assists. Christian Araujo 2 goals, 1 assist. David Bete 2 goals, 1 assist. PAL 1-2-0.

•  Terra 2, Homestead 2: Thomas Barreiro 2 goals. Karim Debk 1 assist. Stephen Chang 1 assist. TER 1-1-2

•  Miami Beach 5, Coral Park 0: Cristian Enamorado 3 goals. Aaron Defreitas 1 goal, 2 assists. Joseph Cornejo 1 goal. Guido Sosa 1 assist. Gabriel Suarez shutout.

•  Belen 4, Miami Springs 0: Lucho Acevedo 2 goals. Frankie De La Camara 2 goals. 1 assist. BEL 5-0.

•  Ransom Everglades 2, MAST 0: Fran Carrera-Justiz 1 goal. Matt Lirman 1 goal. RE 5-0-1.

•  Sunset 3, Varela 1: Eddy Pineiro 3 goals. Jonathan Diaz 2 assists. Sebastian Espinoza 1 assist. SUN 3-0-1.

•  LaSalle 9, Marathon 0: Mateo Brugo 2 goals 1 assist. Francesco Campoy 1 goal, 2 assists. JC Lamuño 1 goal, 1 assist. Chris Bared 1 goal, 1 assist. Bryan Defreitas 1 goal, 1 assist. LS 3-0-1.

•  Coral Reef 3, Ferguson 0: Robert Sosa 1 goal. Hernandes Spinola 1 goal. Joel Rivera 1 goal.

•  Mourning 2, North Miami Beach 1: Camilo Rojas 2 goals. ATM 4-1-2.

•  Doral Academy 2, Gulliver 1: Adriano Castro (GUL) 1 goal. GUL 6-1.

•  American 2, South Broward 0: Anthony Cardona 1 goal. Diego Arcon 1 goal. Santiago Velez 1 assist. AME 2-1-2.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

•  Coral Gables 9, Braddock 0: Liz Garcia 3 goals. Amy Ransom 2 goals, 2 assists. Dany Riesco 2 goals. Marianna Babboni, 1 goal. Michelle Mendez 1 goal. Isa Izquierdo shutout. CG 5-1-1.

• Florida Christ ian 1, Westminster Christian 1: Katelyn Godoy (FC) 1 goal. Emily Battle (WC) 1 goal. FC 3-2-1

•  Dade Christian 8, SLAM 0: Amanda Martin 3 goals. Gaby Roldos 2 goals. Alyssa Hessing shutout. DC 7-1.

•  Miami Beach 4, Coral Park 1: Cristy Mejill 1 goal. Juliana Hontou 1 goal, 1 assist. Maria Selva 1 goal. Fabiana Aceto 1 goal. Leslie Mendoza 1 assist. MB 4-1-1.

•  Gulliver 7, St. Brendan 1: Beatrice Garcia-Herrera 3 goals, 1 assist. Natalia Verde 1 goal, 2 assists. Vanessa Martinez 1 goal, 1 assist. Hansine Vexlund 1 goal, 1 assist.

•  Archbishop Curley 2, Greater Miami Accademy 2: Valentina Charris 1 goal. Melissa Gabriel 1 goal. Jenny Lami 1 assist. AC 0-1-0.

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