Davie Western coach Derek Segaloff resigns after players protest
09/26/2013 12:01 AM
09/26/2013 1:44 AM
Davie Western coach Derek Segaloff resigned from his post Wednesday after a tumultuous start to his first season as coach.
Segaloff, 29, stepped down after meeting with school principal Jimmy Arroyo and his players, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Segaloff’s reign came to an end Monday when as many as 30 players protested his leadership by skipping the team’s practice.
The Wildcats have only scored three points in four games this season, while surrendering 114 total points to Cardinal Gibbons, South Plantation, Monarch and Everglades.
Wide receivers coach Jermaine Hollis, who was South Broward’s boys’ basketball coach last year, will replace Segaloff as coach.
Western athletic director Cathy McCarthy referred questions regarding the situation to Arroyo. Segaloff and Hollis did not respond to any phone calls or text messages.
Western hosts Miramar (4-0) on Friday.
The St. Thomas Aquinas girls’ swim team defeated Coral Glades 144 to 36 on Wednesday afternoon.
Natalya Wozab won the 200 IM in 2:25.83, Sarah Asseraf won the 100 fly in 1:04.88 and Kristina Brennan took the 100 free in 57.32. Mia Fiorenzi and Sophia Oliva led the Raiders to a victory in the 200 medley in 1:59.09 alongside teammates Natalya Wozab and Sammy Stinermire.
St. Thomas Aquinas improved to 7-0 with the victory. The Raiders next face the Taravella Trojans 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Central Park pool.
St. Thomas Aquinas 144, Coral Glades 36: 200 Medley: Sammy Stinemire, Natalya Wozab, Mia Fiorenzi, Sophia Oliva (STA) 1:59.09. 200 IM: Natalya Wozab (STA) 2:25.83. 100 Fly: Sarah Asseraf (STA) 1:04.88. 100 Free: Kristina Brennan (STA) 57.32. 100 Breast: Marie Borrelli (STA) 1:15.86.
University School 105, Calvary Christian 57: 200 Medley: Allison Kopas, Emily Kopas, Krissa Robinson, Evy Sands(US) 1:52.24. 200 IM: Emily Kopas (US) 2:12.85. 100 Fly: Laryssa Bedley (US) 1:16.13. 100 Free: Allison Kopas (US) 56.35. 100 Breast: Emily Kopas, (US) 1:05.81. 500 Free:Evy Sands (US) 5:43.36.
Uiversity School 125, Calvary Christian 43: 200 Medley: Marco Hosfeld, Daniel Pereira, Maxamillian Asnis, Matthew Lyn1 (US) 1:44.50. 200 IM: Marco Hosfeld, (US) 2:00.51. 100 Fly: Matthew Lyn, (US) 56.37. 100 Free: Clayton Adkins (CC) 52.14. 100 Breast: John Silvera (US) 1:08.92. 500 Free: Nicolas Oberndorfer (US) 5:05.99.
St. Thomas Aquinas 133, Coral Glades 37. 200 Medley: Esteban Velasquez, Gabriel Perez-Silva, Andres Menchaca, Henry Perillo (STA) 1:51.48. 200 IM Gabriel Perez-Silva (STA) 2:25.83. 100 Fly: Esteban Velasquez (STA) 59.02. 100 Free: Kyle Desrosiers (STA) 50.2. 100 Breast: Kearn Kurbanali (STA) 1:10.56. 500 Free: Martin Grady (STA) 6:21.83.
The host Cardinal Gibbons girls’ volleyball team defeated the Pompano Golden Tornadoes in four sets, 25-8, 24-26, 25-21, 25-22.
The first set was won by the Chiefs, but Pompano rallied to take the next set. The Chiefs came back in full swing to take the last two sets and end the match.
Laura Langsenkamp led the Chiefs with eight kills, eight points, five aces, five digs and two blocks. Ali Jacobs assisted with nine kills 11 points, four aces, seven digs and two blocks, followed by Sarah Martin with nine points and 14 assists.
The Chiefs improved to 13-2 and will next take on the American Heritage Patriots on Tuesday at 4:30.
Cardinal Gibbons d. Pompano 25-8, 24-26, 25-21, 25-22: Laura Langsenkamp 8 kills, 8 points, 5 aces, 5 digs, 2 blocks. Ali Jacobs 9 kills, 11 points, 4 aces, 7 digs, 2 blocks. Sarah Martin 10 kills, 14 assists, 9 points, 2 aces, 10 digs, 2 blocks. CG 13-2.
St. Thomas Aquinas d. South Broward 25-8, 25-8, 25-6: Kaylie McHugh: 2 assists, 3 digs, 5 aces and 15 service points. Emma Dixon: 4 kills, 1 dig, 6 aces, 22 service points. STA 10-1.
Hallandale vs. Coconut Creek (C.Creek), 7:00
Pine Crest vs. Pope John Paul II (Pope John Paul II), 7:00
Miami Country Day vs. Chaminade-Madonna (Hillcrest), 3:00
Flanagan vs. West Broward (Bonaventure), 3:00
Monarch vs. Pompano Beach (Pompano Municipal), 3:00
Stranahan vs. Northeast (Pompano Municipal), 3:00
South Plantation vs. Nova (Plantation Preserve), 3:00
Northeast vs. Blanche Ely (Blanche Ely), 4:30
Monarch vs. Boyd Anderson (Boyd Anderson), 4:30
Jensen Beach vs. Cardinal Gibbons (Cardinal Gibbons), 4:30
South Plantation vs. Cooper City (Cooper City), 4:30
Piper vs. Cypress Bay (Home), 4:30
Dillard vs. Archbishop McCarthy (McCarthy), 4:30
St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Pompano Beach (Pompano Beach), 4:30
Hallandale vs. Stranahan (Stranahan), 4:30
Flanagan vs. Western (Western), 4:30
Pembroke Pines Charter vs. West Broward (West Broward), 4:30
Miramar vs. Fort Lauderdale (Home), 4:30
Broward Charter vs. Archbishop Curley (Curley), 4:30
Northwest Christian vs. Sheridan Hills Christian ( ), 5:00
Coral Glades vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale CC), 3:00
American Heritage vs. Cypress Bay (Weston Hills), 3:00
Pompano Beach vs. Douglas (Heron Bay), 3:00
Nova vs. South Plantation (Plantation Preserve), 3:00
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