Cypress Bay softball wins district final

Westminster Academy’s Andrew James
Westminster Academy’s Andrew James
Gregory Castillo / Miami Herald Staff

Last Week’s Best Performances


Sibel Can won at No. 3 singles and No. 4 Michelle Eisenberg won at No. 4 singles and then teamed up to win No. 2 doubles to help the Cypress Bay girls’ tennis team win the Class 4A state title.


Andrew James, Westminster Academy, boys’ track: James won the 100, 200, 400 and anchored the winning 1,600-meter relay team to help the Lions win the Region 4-1A title.

Evan Stocker, West Broward, baseball: Stocker went 2 for 3 with a double and RBI to lead the Bobcats over Coral Glades, 4-1.

Kristi Isabelle and Brittany Wirth, South Florida HEAT, girls’ track: Isabelle won the 300 hurdles and Wirth won the long jump to lead the HEAT to the Region 4-1A title.

Chelsea Hall, Coral Springs Charter, flag football: Hall caught three touchdown passes to lead the Panthers (6-1) over Douglas, 27-14.

Javon Patterson, Boyd Anderson, boys’ track: Patterson won the 800 and led the winning 1,600-meter relay team to help the Cobras win the District 15-3A title.

Carlos Moreno and Michael Plutt, Cypress Bay, boys’ tennis: Moreno won at No. 4 singles and Plutt won at No. 5 singles to help the Lightning boys team finish runner-up at the Class 4A state finals.

Krystal Sparling, St. Thomas Aquinas, girls’ track: Sparling won the 100, 200 and led the winning 400-meter relay team to help the Raiders win the District 13-4A title.

Chris Tracy, South Broward, boys’ volleyball: Tracey had 14 kills and three blocks to lead the Bulldogs over Western.

Allison Muraskin, North Broward, softball: Muraskin (4-2) threw a perfect game and struck out 15 to gain a 4-0 victory over Chaminade in the District 14-4A semifinals.

Christopher Tasker, Sagemont, boys’ tennis: Tasker won two singles matches to help the Lions finish third at the Class 1A state championship.

Ebony Brown, Westminster Academy, girls’ track: Brown won the 100, 200, triple jump and led the winning 1,600-meter relay team at the Region 4-1A championships.

Allie Gershman, Pine Crest, girls’ lacrosse: Gershman had five goals to lead the Panthers (11-7) over Cardinal Gibbons, 20-6, for the District 29 title.

Max Lettau, St. Thomas Aquinas, boys’ water polo: Lettau had seven goals to lead the Raiders over arch rival Cardinal Gibbons, 16-7, for the District 10 title.

Ryan Clark, Monarch, boys’ volleyball: Clark had eight kills, nine points and five digs to lead the Knights over Deerfield Beach in four sets.

Patrick Goodrich, Taravella, boys’ volleyball: Goodrich had 30 assists to lead the Trojans over McArthur.

Kiamani Rushing, Hallandale, girls’ track: Rushing won the triple jump and 300 hurdles and finished second in the 100 hurdles to help the Chargers win the Region 4-2A title.

Victoria Bevill, Westminster Academy, girls’ water polo: Bevill had four goals to lead the Lions (18-5) over Douglas 11-3 for the District 9 title.


Sarah Maloney pitched seven strong innings and struck out 12 batters to lead the Cypress Bay softball team to a 1-0 victory over Cooper City in the District 12-8A championship game Monday night.

Olivia Gott went 1 for 3 with the winning RBI. Maloney allowed three hits.

“We knew it would be a hard game,” coach Lonny Shapiro said.

Cypress Bay has played Cooper City twice this season. The Lightning won the first game, 2-1, and lost the second, 5-4.

The Lightning (19-7) now looks forward to the regional quarterfinals.

“We‘re trying to take one game at a time, yet we are confident with ourselves and any team we play,” Shapiro said.

Veronika Quispe

• District 12-8A Final—Cypress Bay 1, Cooper City 0:

CB 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 — 1 5 0

CC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — 0 3 0

WP: Sarah Maloney (14-4) 7IP, 3 hits, 12 Ks. LP: Llekinsky. Top Performers: Olivia Gott 1-3, RBI. CB 19-7.


McArthur guard Majestic Tejada made an oral commitment to Northern Arizona after weighing interest from College of Charleston (S.C.), Gardner Webb and Radford, among others.

The highly athletic guard averaged nine points, four assists and three rebounds to help lead the Mustangs (22-6) to its first regional final appearance this past season.

“Northern Arizona is an up and coming program,’’ said McArthur coach Warren Gale.

“They liked Majestic’s leadership and the things he has brought to the table for us. The way he controls the team. They think he can step in and be a four-year player for them.”



•  Cardinal Gibbons def. Park Vista 25-23, 25-21, 25-18: Corry Short had 22 kills, four assists, five points and three aces to lead the Chiefs.

Jake Leventhal added 37 assists, four digs and 10 points.

•  Cardinal Gibbons d. Park Vista (25-23, 25-21, 25-18): Corry Short 22 kills, 4 assists, 3 aces, 5 points, 3 blocks. Jake Leventhal 37 assists, 4 digs, 10 points.


• Ransom Everglades 4, Coral Shores 2:

RE 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 — 4 4 2

CS 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 — 2 2 2

WP: Chris Rossi CG, 7 IP, 2 hits, ER, 4 K’s. Top Performers: Rick Suarez 1-3, 2 RBI. David Lanster 1-2, Run, RBI. Sam Buldoc 1-2, RBI. Matt Heisenbottle 1-2, RBI.

• Late Saturday—Archbishop McCarthy 17, Western 10:

WES 0 0 4 0 5 1 0 — 10 12 4

AM 0 5 5 0 2 5 X — 17 17 2

WP: Brian Gonzalez 2 IP, 5 K’s 0 hits 0 BB. LP: Alex Artaza. Top Performers: Eddie Silva 3-5, 2 doubles, 4 RBI. Brian Gonzalez 3-4, 2 doubles, 2 RBI. Ryan Sinzenich 1-1, 2 run, HR. Michael Gigliotti 2-3, 2 walks, 3 runs, HR.



District 11-8A semifinals at Coral Springs: Taravella vs. Coral Glades, 4; Coral Springs vs. Douglas, 7

District 12-8A semifinals at Western: South Plantation vs. Cooper City, 3:45; Western vs. Cypress Bay, 6:30

District 13-8A semifinals at Flanagan: West Broward vs. Everglades, 4; Flanagan vs. McArthur, 7

District 14-7A semifinals at Fort Lauderdale: Blanche Ely vs. Fort Lauderdale, 4:30; Northeast vs. Monarch, 7

District 15-7A semifinals at Nova: South Broward vs. Nova, 4; Plantation-Hollywood Hills winner vs. St. Thomas Aquinas, 7

District 16-5A semifinals at Archbishop McCarthy: Cardinal Gibbons vs. American Heritage, 4; Archbishop McCarthy vs. Pompano Beach, 7

District 14-3A quarterfinals: Oxbridge Academy at Coral Springs Christian, 4; Jupiter Christian at Highlands Christian, 7;


State play-in: Pines Charter at Riviera Beach Suncoast, 4

State play-in: Cypress Bay at Westminster Academy, 5:30

State play-in: St. Thomas Aquinas at Boca Raton, 4


State play-in: Cypress Bay at Westminster Academy, 4

State play-in: St. Thomas Aquinas at Boca Raton St. Andrews, 7

State play-in at Lake Worth: Pines Charter at Sebastian River, 4


State first round play-in: Cypress Bay at St. Thomas Aquinas, 7

State first round play-in: Pine Crest at Boca Raton, 7


State first round play-in: St. Thomas Aquinas at Pine Crest, 4:30

State first round play-in: Palmer Trinity at West Broward, 7

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