TEAMS OF THE WEEK
The Belen boys and Ransom girls water polo teams each won state championships this past weekend. Ryan Guso scored six goals in the finals to lead the Wolverines to their second state title and first since 2009. Sofia Rivas scored five goals to lead a balanced Ransom attack in the finals that secured a sixth state title in seven seasons.
The Columbus baseball team won its second GMAC championship in the past three seasons. The Explorers beat Goleman, TERRA and Killian over the course of the tournament.
ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
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Brandon Rios, Mourning, baseball: Rios went 3 for 4 and had three strikeouts while picking up the win on the mound during a 4-2 victory over Krop.
Chanel Wilson, Coral Gables, softball: Wilson had nine strikeouts and went 4 for 4 with a home run and five RBI to lead the Cavaliers to a 12-2 win over Braddock and the District 15-8A championship.
Ryan Jackson, Dr. Krop, boys’ track and field: Jackson won the pole vault and finished second in the 110 and 300 hurdles to help the Lighting with the District 15-4A championship.
Sabrina Quijano, Lourdes, girls’ track and field: Quijano won the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters to lead the Bobcats to the District 15-4A title.
Jose Ortega, Ferguson, boys’ tennis: Ortega won the Class 4A overall singles state championship this week.
Sophia Adams and Michelle Adan-Pol, TERRA, girls’ tennis: Adams and Adan-Pol won the Class 3A overall state doubles title and led the Wolves to a state runner-up team finish.
Walker Gautier and Trevor Pelletier, Gulliver, boys’ lacrosse: Gautier and Pelletier each had three goals to lead the Raiders to a 15-6 state play-in win over Palmetto.
Peter Cancio, Columbus, boys’ volleyball: Cancio had a combined 19 kills to lead the Explorers to wins over Florida Christian and Belen Jesuit.
Jason Harris, Killian, badminton: Harris, a junior, won the GMAC boys’ singles championship.
Katherine Espinosa, Sunset, badminton: Espinosa won the GMAC girls’ singles championship for the second consecutive season.