Star forwards share spotlight in Sagemont-Carver game

12/19/2013 12:01 AM

12/19/2013 1:19 AM

In-game coaching will be put to the test when FABC-SourceHoops Class 3A No. 2 Sagemont (10-0) faces perennial Alabama state power George Washington Carver in the Kreul Classic Power 96 Elite Challenge on Thursday.

Without the familiarity of facing each other, Sagemont’s Adam Ross and Carver’s James Jackson will rely heavier on making adjustments on the fly to slow down each other's star small forward.

Jackson has his work cut out against Sagemont’s 6-4 swingman Prince Ali, a Connecticut commit while Ross will try to keep Mississippi State 6-6 commit Demetrius Houston in check.

If Ali breaking the game open with his explosiveness isn’t enough to preoccupy Jackson, then 6-10 UCLA signee G.G. Goloman, 6-5 Jordan Cooper and point guard Lance Crawford each having the potential to put up 20-plus points should pose a challenge.

The Kreul culminates Saturday with championship games in the Publix Challenge, The Rock Challenge and Kreul brackets.

On Friday, the South Florida Holiday Showcase tips off with perennial girls’ basketball state contenders South Broward, Norland, Lourdes, Nova and 2012-13 Class 3A state runner-up Miami Country Day stepping into the spotlight at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Hollywood.

Lourdes faces Oxbridge at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday’s marquee game is highlighted by Miami Country Day (9-1) against Dwyer at 4:30.

Nova and three-point ace Bernadette Devaney, faces Oxbridge at 6 p.m. while South Broward, led by Briyana Lloyd faces Miami Norland at 7:30.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

St. Thomas Aquinas dominated the field in its 13-5A game against Cypress Bay on Wednesday night.

Brittany Simpson and Bella Dorosy led the 2-0 victory by scoring a goal each. Goalkeeper Abby Pangallo had her fourth shutout and made three saves.

The Raiders are 12-0-2.

• St. Thomas Aquinas 2, Cypress Bay 0: Brittany Simpson goal. Bella Dorosy goal. Abby Pangallo shutout, 3 saves. STA 12-0-2.

• TERRA 8, Westland Hialeah 0: Natalie Diaz 5 goals, assist. Vivian Calderon 2 goals. Bianca Combe goal, 2 assists. Cristina Bichara 2 assists. Alexandra Pepin assist. TERRA 10-4-1.

• Mater Academy 9, Miami Central 1: MA (13-3-2): Karly Villar 3 goals, 2 assists. Elexus Martin 2 goals, 2 assists. Saige Griffin goal, assist.

• Coral Park 4, Braddock 0: Annette Hung 2 goals. Katherine Arizola goal. Mabi Vargas goal. Maria Vega 3 assist. Natalie Diaz 4th shutout. CP 7-7-2.

• Lourdes 12, Miami High 0: Jenny Herold 2 goals, assist. Ale Diaz 2 goals, assist. Caro Perez 2 goals, assist. Alexa Jauregui 2 goals, assist. Sofia Portuondo goal, 2 assist. Michelle Figarola goal, assist. Carley Cuadra goal. Gabriella Garcia goal. Valerie Izquierdo 2 assists. Tatiana Hernandez 2 assists. Ana O'Ana shutout. LOU 16-0-3.

•  Late Tuesday — Chaminade-Madonna 4, Somerset Academy 1: Jacqui Koebel 3 goals, assist. Bridget Callahan goal, 3 assists. CM 3-7-1.

BOYS’ SOCCER

Bryan Wallace led Pembroke Pines Charter to a 2-1 victory over Boyd Anderson.

Wallace scored a goal and chipped in an assist. Andre Blackman had one goal.

The Jaguars improved to 7-3-2.

•  Pembroke Pines Charter 2, Boyd Anderson 1: Andre Blackman goal. Bryan Wallace goal, assist. PPC 7-3-2.
•  LaSalle 4, Ferguson 1: LS (8-2-2): Felipe Zavalia 2 goals. Bryan Defreitas goal. Mateo Brugo goal. Francesco Campoy 2 assists. Tommy Victoria 2 assists.
•  Miami Beach 2, Reagan 1: MB: Cristian Enamorado-Sanchez goal, assist. Jonathan Cochetti goal. Aaron Defreitas assist.
•  Late Tuesday — Columbus 3, South Miami 1: Danny Del Rio goal. Alec Hoadley goal. Pedro Van Eerdewijk goal.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

American Prep 54, Spirit of Christ 50: AP (13-1): Pierre 8, Coleman 3, Seguerra 2, Avary 3, Lindsay 4, Allan 15, Sawyer 19. SC (9-1): Lessper 5, Turner 6, Owen 8, James 6, Chevrin 19. Rebounds: Allan 10, Pierre 15, Lindsay 20. Assists: Coleman 4. Steals: Sawyer 4, Seguerra 4.

• Late Tuesday — Barrington Christian 71, Island Christian 14: BC: A. Ocasio 13, M. Shuey 12, J. Knowles 8, J. Louisius 8, S. Simmon 6, A. Williams 5, F. Shropsharee 3, D. Green 5, M. Ford 2. Rebounds: T. Marshall 6, M. Shuey 5. Steals: M. Shuey 5. Assists: A. Ocasio 4. BC 4-3.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

• Southridge 43, Palmetto 37: SR (7-5): Williams 9, Herbert 21, Rodriguez 2, T.Jones 1, L.Jones 2, Herrera 6, Morales 2. PAL: Penate 1, Miyazaki 3, Quartin 5, Pivik 3, Bistrong 2, Gross 11, Barrial 4, Alford 6. Rebounds: T.Jones 13. Steals: Williams 7, Herbert 7. Assists: Williams 8. Three-pointers: Herrera 2, Gross.

• SLAM 62, Pinecrest 14: SLAM:Daniel 10, Franco 5, Richard 10, Rodriguez 10, Zheng 9, Chirino 6, Camacho 3, Woody 4, Llerena 5. PC:Natalie C. 4, Gabriela B. 7, Andrea R. 1, Blanca C. 2.

• Coral Reef 49, Varela High 29: CR: R. Alespeiti 15, C. Rodriguez 12, , A. Alespeiti 4, O. Finol 4, A. Ferguson 4, S. Flores 4, B. Sanders 3, K. Putz 2, S. Burns 2, J. Delancy 1. VAR: S. Verdes 13, M. Estupinan 8, N. Polanco 3, S. Polanco 3, L. Lu 1, A. Nieto 1. Three-pointers: R. Alespeiti 3, C. Rodriguez 1. Rebounds: A. Alespeiti 8, R. Alespeiti 4, C. Rodriguez 3. Steals: C. Rodriguez 3.

THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

West Broward vs. Coral Glades, 7:30

Douglas vs. Palmer Trinity (PT), 7:30

Stranahan vs. Fort Lauderdale (Home), 7:30

H. Hills vs. McArthur (McArthur), 7:30

Monarch vs. South Plantation (South Plantation), 7:30

BOYS’ SOCCER

Chaminade-Madonna vs. Mourning (Mourning), 8:00

Blanche Ely vs. Fort Lauderdale (Home), 7:00

Coconut Creek vs. Hallandale, 7:00

Cooper City vs. Hollywood Hills, 7:00

Coral Glades vs. Deerfield Beach, 6:00

West Broward vs. Cypress Bay, 7:00

South Broward vs. Dillard (Dillard), 7:00

Northeast vs. Nova (Home), 7:00

Plantation vs. Pompano Beach, 7:00

North Broward Prep vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (St. Thomas Aquinas), 7:00

Western vs. South Plantation (South Plantation), 7:00

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

Coconut Creek vs. Cooper City, 5:00

Taravella vs. Douglas (Home), 5:30

Stranahan vs. Fort Lauderdale (Home), 5:30

Nova vs. Everglades (Everglades), 5:30

Northeast vs. Flanagan (Flanagan), 5:30

Pinecrest Prep vs. Somerset Academy (SOM), 5:00

GIRLS’ SOCCER

Blanche Ely vs. Fort Lauderdale, 5:00

Coconut Creek vs. Hallandale, 5:00

Cooper City vs. Hollywood Hills, 5:00

Deerfield Beach vs. Coral Glades, 3:00

Taravella vs. Coral Springs, 5:00

Cypress Bay vs. West Broward, 5:00

Piper vs. Deerfield Beach, 5:00

American Heritage vs. Douglas, 5:00

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