Booker T. hires Doral’s Forbes to coach boys’ basketball team


Last Week’s Best Performances


The Gulliver boys’ water polo team won a 13-10 thriller over Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas to secure its third state championship since 2007. Jonathan Chow led Gulliver in the final scoring five goals.

The Ransom Everglades girls’ water polo team upended Gulliver 6-5 to win their fifth state championship in the past six seasons. Sofia Carrera-Justiz scored four goals to lead Ransom.


Edgar Aparicio, Miami High, baseball: Aparicio went eight innings to pick up a win in the Stingarees 3-2 district semifinal win against Hialeah and the next day hit a three-run home run to help secure a 5-2 win over Miami Beach helping Miami High win the District 14-8A title.

Christian Garabedian, Columbus, baseball: Garabedian hit a grand slam in the first inning that helped propel the Explorers to a 7-3 win over Coral Gables and the District 15-8A title.

Annie Palmeiro, Doral, softball: Palmeiro went 2 for 4 and pitched seven shutout innings to help the Firebirds beat Miami Springs 6-0 in a Region 4-6A quarterfinal.

Kayleen Romero, American, softball: Romero went 4 for 4 with two doubles and two RBI to lead the Patriots to a 12-2 win over Hollywood Hills in a Region 4-7A quarterfinal.

Ryan Rodriguez, Belen, boys’ track and field: Rodriguez won the 1,600 and 3,200 meter races at the Region 4-3A meet.

Taranique Alexander, Northwestern, girls’ track and field: Alexander swept the long jump and high jump to help the Bulls secure the Region 4-3A championship.

Danny Sainz, Southwest, boys’ volleyball: Sainz had 20 kills and nine blocks to help Southwest win three matches against Mourning, Palmetto and Killian and secure the GMAC tournament title for the first time since 2010.

Alec Carreras, Sebi Cancio and Michael Bulnes, Columbus, boys’ lacrosse: Each had three goals to lead the Explorers to a 12-7 win over Palmetto in the first round of state play-ins.

Ana Casariego, Palmer Trinity, girls’ lacrosse: Casariego had four goals, two assists, four groundballs and four draw controls to lead the Falcons to a 12-10 win over West Broward in the first round of state play-ins.


Booker T. Washington announced Monday it has hired Jarrett Forbes as its new boys’ basketball coach.

Forbes spent the past 10 seasons coaching at Doral Academy where he compiled a 116-111 record and led the Firebirds to a pair of regional quarterfinals appearances.

Forbes takes over for Javorie Wilson, who recently was hired to coach at Miami High.

Wilson had spent the past five seasons at Booker T. Washington leading the Tornadoes to the regional quarterfinals in four of the past five seasons. Wilson has compiled an 84-40 record during his 10 years coaching in Miami-Dade County.


• District 32 Semifinal— Mater Academy 19, Somerset 0: Alondra Angulo 3 TD Passes. Emily Acosta 2 TD Receptions. Solamy Galvez 2 Interceptions. MA 11-1.

• District 32 Semifinal—Pace 32, Hebrew Academy 0: Yasbec Sosa 3 TD passes. Bianca Toyos TD catch. Destiny Wilson 66 yd TD reception. MP 9-1.


• Late Saturday, Coral Park Invitational Tournament— Miami High d. Braddock (25-18, 25-19): Manny M. 8 kills, 3 blocks, Eduar M. 5 kills, 6 blocks, Danny P. 11 assists MIA18-4.

• Late Saturday, Coral Park Invitational Tournament—Miami High d. Hialeah Gardens (26-24, 27-25): Demitrius M. 8 kills, 5 assists, 3 aces, Manny M. 4 kills, 2 aces, Danny P. 10 assists, 2 aces MIA18-4.

• Late Saturday, Coral Park Invitational Tournament—Miami High d. Ferguson (25-15, 25-17): Manny M. 11 kills, 2 aces, Demitrius M. 7 kills, 6 assists, Danny P. 11 assists MIA 18-4



Region 4-8A semifinal: Palmetto at Coral Reef, 4

Region 4-7A semifinal: American at St. Thomas Aquinas, 7

Region 4-6A semifinal at Slade Park: Doral vs. Goleman, 7

Region 4-4A semifinal: Gulliver at St. Brendan, 4

Region 4-3A semifinal at Palmetto Bay Park: Marathon vs. Westminster Christian, 7

Region 4-2A semifinal: Colonial Christian at Princeton Christian, 4


District 12 semifinals at Mourning: Mourning vs. Hialeah-Miami Lakes, 5; Krop vs. Hialeah Gardens, 7

District 14 semifinals at Ransom Everglades: Florida Christian vs. Ransom, 5; Columbus vs. Belen, 7

District 16 semifinals at Palmetto: Palmetto vs. Coral Reef, 5; Westminster Christian vs. Killian, 7


District 32 final at Monsignor Pace: Mater Academy vs. Monsignor Pace winner, 7



Region 4-7A quarterfinal: South Broward at American, 4

Region 4-7A quarterfinal: Reagan at St. Thomas Aquinas, 7

Region 4-3A quarterfinal: Westwood Christian at Westminster Christian, 4

Region 4-3A quarterfinal at Tequesta Trace Park: Archbishop Carroll at Sagemont, 3:30


District 15 semifinals at Sunset: Varela vs. Sunset, 5; Southwest vs. Braddock, 7



Region 4-8A quarterfinal: South Dade at Columbus, 7

Region 4-8A quarterfinal: Coral Gables at Killian, 3:30

Region 4-8A quarterfinal at Flamingo Park: Everglades vs. Miami High, 7

Region 4-8A quarterfinal: Miami Beach at Flanagan, 7

Region 4-6A quarterfinal: Belen at Miami Springs, 4

Region 4-6A quarterfinal at Westland Gardens Park: Goleman at Mater Academy, 7

Region 4-4A quarterfinal: Gulliver at Florida Christian, 7

Region 4-4A quarterfinal: St. Brendan at Key West, 7

Region 4-2A quarterfinal at Tamiami Park: Redland Christian at Brito, 3

Region 4-2A quarterfinal: Miami Christian at Colonial Christian, 4


District 12 final at Mourning: 7

District 13 at Westland Hialeah – Semifinals: Hialeah vs. Miami High, 3:30; Miami Springs vs. Westland Hialeah, 5; Final: 7

District 14 final at Ransom Everglades: 6:30

District 16 final at Palmetto: 6



Class 2A and 1A state championships at University of North Florida


Regional finals


District 15 final at Sunset: 7



Class 3A and 4A state championships at University of North Florida


State first round play-ins

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