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Westwood has tough battle at Sagemont

 

a1fernandez@MiamiHerald.com

Of the 11 Miami-Dade County teams remaining in the boys’ basketball playoffs, few would argue Westwood Christian has the toughest obstacle to overcome in the regional semifinals.

The Warriors (20-7), who moved up to Class 3A following a state runner-up finish in Class 2A last season, take on undefeated Sagemont (29-0), ranked No. 25 nationally by MaxPreps.com, in a Region 4-3A semifinal at Sagemont.

All regional games start at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

OTHER GAMES

• Region 4-8A semifinal — Coral Gables at South Miami: Fresh off Joseph Lopez’s double-double against Southridge, the Cobras look to beat Gables for the third time this season.

• Region 4-8A semifinal — Miami Beach at McArthur: After winning its first regional playoff game since 1969, Beach will try to get a step closer to state against a solid McArthur squad.

Region 4-6A semifinal — Mater Academy at Norland: Can Mater (24-4) upend the two-time defending state champions at their place?

Region 4-4A semifinal — Ransom Everglades at Monsignor Pace: Can Trey Morning and the Raiders back to state hold off C.J. Fisher and the high-scoring Spartans, averaging 84 points per game, to return to state?

Region 4-2A semifinal — Champagnat Catholic at Grandview Prep: The Lions have become one of Class 2A’s best again. But now they must take down the defending Class 2A champs, whom they already lost to by 13 earlier this season.

• Region 4-2A semifinal — Calusa Prep at Miami Christian: The Colts will try to advance to the regional finals for the first time since 2006 when they won their lone state championship despite losing to Calusa twice this season.

BASEBALL

• Braddock 7 Dade Christian 5

BD 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 — 7 9 4

DC 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 — 5 3 6

WP: Sergio Pena (1-0). LP: Alex Perrera (1-1). Top Performers: Willie Padron 2-2, 2B, HR, 4 SB, 2 runs, 2 BB. Anthony Alvarez 2-4 2 RBI, 3 SB, 2 runs. Sergio Pena 4 IP, 6 Ks, 0 BB, 0 ER.

• Late Saturday- Palmetto 3, Southwest 0

PAL 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 — 3 7 0

SW 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — 0 3 0

WP: Ian Exposito (1 - 0). LP: Ramirez. Top Performers: Ian Exposito 12 Ks. Carter Nash 2-4, run scored. Erik Largo 1-4 double, run scored, 2 RBIs. Kyle Toister 1-2, run scored. PAL1-2.

• Late Saturday-Sagemont 13, WEstwood Christian 1

SG 3 2 0 6 2 X X — 13 9 1

WC 0 1 0 0 0 X X — 1 3 1

WP: Niko Leontarakis (1-0). Top Performers: Stefan Revelo 2-3, 2 HR, 4 RBIs. Brynn Martinez 2-3, HR. Sean Lacono 1-3, HR. Edison Rodriguez 1-3, HR.

TRACK AND FIELD

• Girls’ results: Father Ripoll Relays — Ferguson 87, South Florida HEAT 66, Lourdes 59, Archbishop McCarthy 51, Coral Reef 46, Gulliver Prep 46, Mater Academy 39, La Salle 24, Coral Park 22, South Fork 20, Florida Christian 19, Dade Christian 7, Key West 4, Pace 2, Sunset 1. 100 Meter Relay: 1. Mater Academy Charter (52.25). 2. Lourdes (52.84).3. Coral Reef (52.97). 4. South Florida HEAT (53.70). 5. Ferguson (53.96). Hurdle: South Florida HEAT (1:13.57). 2. Lourdes (1:17.54). 3. Ferguson (1:21.74). 4. Florida Christian (1:41.54). High Jump: 1. Taylor Dames (CR) 5-07.00. 2. Abigail Serda (SFH) 5-00.00. 2. Ally Pond (SFH) 5-00.00. 4. Cheyenne Deluca 4-10.00. 5. Annemarie Jude (LOU) 4-08.00. Pole Vault: 1. Madison Towriss (AMC) 8-06.00. 2. Harlee Atkins 8-00.00. 2. Maggie Wheatley (SFH) 8-00.00. 4. Monique Salcie (AMC) 7-06.00. 4. Brianna Sodergren (SFH) 7-06.00. 4. Amanda Rubio (FC) 7-06.00. Shot Put: 1. Maria Teresa De Leon (LS) 30-10.00. 2. Madison Malone (AMC) 30-03.00. 3. Ashley Okeke (DC) 29-08.00. 4. Amanda Koski (AMC) 29-07.50. 5. Ashley Klein (FER) 28-09.00. Discus: 1. Chinya Bully (CR) 93-07. 2. Madison Malone (AM) 92-02. 3. Danielle O'Connor (SFH) 90-05. 4. Ashley Okeke (DC) 88-04. 5. Celine Murton (FER) 84-09.

• Boys’ Results: Father Ripoll Relays — Ferguson 97.50, Belen, 91.50, Coral Reef 60, Archbishop McCarthy 49, Dade Christian 45, La Salle 30.50, Coral Park 23, Sunset 18, Florida Christian 15.50, Mater Academy 14, South Florida HEAT 13, South Fork 10, Gulliver Prep 10, Pace 8, Key West 6. 100 Meter Relay: 1. Ferguson (44.84). 2. Dade Christian (45.01). 3. Belen (45.03). 4. Coral Reef (45.43). 5. Coral Reef (46.01). Hurdle: 1. Belen (1:04.32). 2. La Salle (1:12.56). 3. Ferguson (1:14.90). High Jump: 1. Calleb Mallory (DC) 6-00.00. 2. Fernando Chery (CR) 5-08.00. 2. Jeremy Hardy-Howard (CR) 5-08.00. 4. Daniel Chaparro (FER) 5-06.00. 4. Nick Dushein (DC) 5-06.00. 4. Sean Carranza (FER) 5-06.00. Pole Vault: 1. Alex Vecchi (AMC) 12-00.00. 1. Luke Blosser (FC) 12-00.00. 3. Juan Pino (GP) 11-00.00. 3. Sean Carranza (FER) 11-00.00. 5. Eric Castellanos (BEL) 10-06.00. 5. Christopher Montero (AMC) 10-06.00. Long Jump: 1. Jonathan Saintil (DC) 21-02.50. 2. Jostlen Borgella (LS) 21-01.00. 3. Montrell Thomas (LS) 20-11.00. 3. Eduardo Caballero (AMC) 20-11.00. 5. Mariel Steadman (DC) 20-09.00. Shot Put: 1. Mark Delabat (FER) 47-00.00. 2. Hermes Espinosa (CP) 45-08.00. 3. Nicholas Bost (AMC) 45-00.00. 4. Joseph Bost (AMC) 44-05.00. 5. Kevin Valdes (BEL) 41-05.00. Discus: 1. Joseph Bost (AMC) 142-04. 2. Mark Delabat (FER) 127-03. 3. Milton Ingraham (DC) 123-02. 4. Hermes Espinosa (CP) 120-01. 5. Nicholas Bost (AMC) 119-04.

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