West Broward takes BCAA crown

01/12/2014 12:01 AM

01/12/2014 12:39 AM

As host of the BCAA Cheerleading Championships, Dillard cheerleading coach Torri Telfair set the bar of success for her squad at a third-place finish.

It wasn’t because of lack of faith in team. The reason had more to do with the fact that a pair of powers are dominating the Broward cheerleading scene with seemingly no end in sight.

Despite the Panthers finishing second in their past four competitions, Telfair admitted two teams from separate sides of the county currently have a stranglehold on the top two spots in Broward.

Defending BCAA champion West Broward and Stranahan were the teams Telfair projected to come out on top at Saturday’s event.

“It will be a battle between west and east,” Telfair said. “That’s what people are coming to see. That’s the talk on the street.”

As it turned out, Telfair’s prediction was correct.

West Broward once again won the BCAA large, non-tumbling championship with a score of 240. Stranahan (238) took runner-up, and Taravella (215) finished third.

In the small, non-tumbling section, Miramar (241.5) finished first place, followed by Coral Glades (238) and Fort Lauderdale (202.75). Western (229.25) came in first in the varsity section, with Flanagan (216.75) second and Douglas third (209.5). South Plantation, the lone co-ed team, had a score of 224.5.

Host Dillard (210.5) finished fourth in the large non-tumbling section.

West Broward’s high energy and efficient routine was no surprise to Telfair.

“They have a lot of spirit. They didn’t have a lot of bobbling,” Telfair said. “Just replication is a lot to do with it. They’re just consistent in always being clean [with their movements] and making no mistakes.”

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

Sagemont, on the second day of a back-to-back, held host Naples Community School scoreless in overtime to secure a 39-33 win.

The Lions battled back from a 10-point deficit in the second half to tie the game. With the score tied at 33 and only a few seconds remaining in the game, Community School had the chance to inbound the ball and go for the win. Sagemont’s Deshaun Jackson pressured the inbounder and tipped the incoming pass, freshman Kandice Smith stole the tipped pass and forced overtime.

“It was a defensive battle,” Sagemont assistant coach Michael Smith said. “They [Community School] are very disciplined and very calm under pressure.”

In overtime, the Lions (12-5) went on a 6-0 run and clamped down defensively, not allowing Community School to convert on any scoring opportunities.

Jessica Black led the Lions with nine points and six rebounds.

Community School (13-7) is a common 3A opponent for Sagemont, which is one of the reasons coach David Correa scheduled it.

“They typically go to state every year or every other year,” Smith said. “Our coach makes sure that we are battle-tested.”

The Lions will continue their tough schedule when they travel to Miami to face off against Miami Country Day (14-2), which is on a three-game winning streak, on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

RUBEN PALACIOS

• Sagemont 39, Community School 33 (OT): SAG (12-5): Provenzano 6, Black 9, Rucker 6, Smith 2, Marshall 7, Jackson 4, Correa 5. CS (13-7): Myers 8, Paul 11, Bleh 2, Nadeah 10, Garousi 2. Rebounds: Correa 12, Marshall 7, Black 6, Smith 4. Steals: Marshall 2, Correa 2. Assists: Provenzano 3, Rucker 3. Three-pointers: Provenzano 2, Marshall 1, Myers 2, Nadeah 1.

• Miami Country Day 64, Colonial 63: MCD (14-2): Mackenzie 7, Anyagaligbo 19, Berry 10, Lewis 3, Minott 19, Alvarez 6. COL: Jeremie 17, Tyghter 20, Daniels 9, Hall 7, Knott 10. Three Pointers: Tyghter 1, Knott 1, Mackenzie 1, Alvarez 2. Rebounds: Minott 14, Anyagaligbo 14. Steals: Mackenzie 5, Anyagaligbo 5, Lewis 5. Assists: Lewis 5.

•  Norland 37, Lourdes 33: NOR (10-6): Ford 7, Harrisson 4, Bostick 2, Roberts 12, Jean-Baptiste 10. LOU: Jordan 16, Kunkel 3, Couto 2, Vidal 7, Moralejo 5. Rebounds: Roberts 9. Assists: Bostick 2, Ford 2. Steals: Alexander 3. Three-pointers: Roberts 1, Jordan 4, Kunkel 1, Vidal 1, Morelajo 1.
•  St. Brendan 55, Key West 37: SB: (13-6): Martinez 8, Sabatier 6, Rodriguez 7, Bolanos 2, Falla 18, Murillo 14. KW: Multy 15, Marsden 5, Konhauser 4, Appelby 10, Sergent 2, Smith 1. Rebounds: Murillo 10. Assists: Falla 5.
•  Palmer Trinity 49, Marathon 33: PT (17-2): Gonzalez 5, Baiamonte 2, Forristall 5, Hebb 23, Solar 4, Parten 8, Waldman 2. MA (12-4): Welever 6, Qualls 8, Nieda 13, Raymond 6. Halftime: PT 24-11. Three pointers: Hebb, Forristall, 1.
•  Late Friday - Miami Country Day 65, Archbishop Curley 12: MCD (13-2): Mackenzie 7, Anyagaligbo 13, Berry 12, Minott 16, Alvarez 11, Edwards 3, Bauson 3. ABC: Ashlynne 7, Sarisha 5. Three-pointers: Ashlynne 1, Mackenzie 1, Minott 2, Alvarez 3, Bauson 1. Rebounds: Berry 8. Assists: Minott 4. Steals: Minott 8.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

• Late Friday - Blanche Ely 70, Coral Springs 55: BE: Gosier 10, Tejada II 21, Houston 3, Labadi 5, Goodrum 5, Devers 2, Heastie 11, Floyd 13. Rebounds: Gosier 7. Steals: Gosier 4. Assists: Tejada II 7.

• Northwestern 53, Edison 28: NW (12-7): Curry 20, Griffin 13, Wright 7, Grimes 4, Graham 3, Kinsey 2, Goa 2, Laury 1, Jackson 1. EDI: Green 8, Nolis 3, Besden 12, Horace 2, Philogene 3. Rebounds: Griffin 15. Blocks: Grimes 4. Assists: Curry 4. Steals: Graham 3, Grimes 3. Three-pointers: Curry 4, White 2, Graham 1.

•  Westwood Christian 79, Marathon 71: WWC (14-5): Desir 4, Hernandez 6, Jou 7, E. Joseph 9, J.Joseph 17, Desinor 22, Thrush 13. Three-pointers: Thrush 3, J. Joseph 3, Hernandez 2. Rebounds Desinor 11. Assists Hernandez 7. Steals Desinor 5. Blocks Jou 5.
•  Columbus 61, Hialeah Gardens 30: COL (14-5): Melendez 8, Gutierrez 3, Diaz 9, Dan. Rodriguez 10, Jones 2, Vanzant 4, Durant 9, Dav. Rodriguez 11, Jattin 4, Carrera 1. HG: Enriquez 2, Casilla 2, Vazquez 7, Kimbrough 4, Agilar 4, Teledo 7, Diaz 2, Lara 4. Rebounds: Dav. Rodriguez 10. Assists: Diaz 5, Melendez 5. Steals: Durant 4.
•  Carol City 61, Central 56: CC (11-5): Bell 20, Hammons 11, Wilcox 11, White 9, Smith 5, Johnakins 5. CEN: Turner 17, Saunders 16, Occi 14, Smith 5, Alexander 2, Wynn 2. Rebounds: Hammons 10. Assists: White 4. Steals: Bell 2. Three-pointers: White 2, Johnakins 1, Bell 1, Wilcox 1.
•  Late Friday - Miami Country Day 68, MAST 17: MCD (10-4): Clements 5, Lynott 2, Cambo 2, Parizo 24, Wesley 6, Kappos 8, Sherwood 4, Gomez 13, Wendrow 4. MAST: Hiller 6, Martinez 7, Weiss 2, Adulami 2. Three-pointers: Parizo 4, Adulami. Rebounds: Gomez 7. Assists: Sherwood 8. Steals: Sherwood 6.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

• St. Thomas Aquinas 2, Ursuline 0: Bella Dorosy 2 goals. Dallas Dorosy assist. Maggie Falter assist. Abby Pangallo 6 saves, shutout. STA 13-3-2.

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