Ferguson girls savor first basketball win over Lourdes

12/04/2013 12:00 AM

12/04/2013 12:25 AM

Tabitha Gonzalez scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Ferguson girls’ basketball team beat Lourdes Academy for the first time in school history 82-61 on Tuesday night.

Annie Osceola scored 20 points, and Nachalie DeJesus added 19 points.

“I’m really happy for my kids,” coach Gabriel Lazo said. “This is a big win for our program.”

Ferguson had been searching for this elusive win against Lourdes for a long time.

The Falcons (7-1) finally have the talent to match up with Lourdes, but it was the character of their players, not the talent, that put them over the top.

“It’s character, Gonzalez’s biggest attribute is her character,’’ Lazo said. “Annie Osceola is a high-character kid. And today DeJesus came to play.”

The win provides a sweet feeling, but that feeling won’t last.

Ferguson will have to play district rival Lourdes again, and the next time might be in the playoffs.

“At the end of the day we have to see them again; they have a great program and a great coach,” Lazo said. “We want to be where they are. Hopefully, we get to see them again.”

“I don’t take any credit for this. All the credit goes toward my kids,” Lazo said of his team’s stellar play.

“I have three girls that have the potential to be All-Dade.”

• Ferguson 82, Lourdes 61: FER (7-1): T. Gonzalez 23, A. Osceola 20, N. DeJesus 19, K. Johnson 8, S. Molina 6, A. Buitrago 6.Three-pointers: T. Gonzalez 7, A. Buitrago 1. Rebounds: N. DeJesus 8, S. Molina 8, T. Gonzalez 7, A. Osceola 6. Assists: A. Osceola 7, T. Gonzalez 3, S. Molina 3. Steals: N. DeJesus 7, T. Gonzalez 5, A. Osceola 5.

•  Palmer Trinity 72, Marathon 23: MA (3-2): Qualls 10, Raymond 5, Nieda 6, Mojica 3. PT (6-1): Gonzalez 8, James 21, Esco 2, Baiamonte 2, Hebb 23, Solar 1, Pino 5, Quintero 2, Waldman 6. Halftime: 39-17. Three pointers: Hebb 2, Pino, Mujica 1. Rebounds: Baiamonte 12. Steals: James 6. Assists: Hebb 5.
•  Northwestern 50, Doral Adcademy 15: NW (6-1): Griner 18, Jan. Davis 17, Huell 7, Mills 5, Jas. Davis 3. DA (1-2): Rivera 6, Machado 3, Gomez 2, Grafalf 1. Rebounds: Huel 10. Steals: Jan. Davis 6. Assists: Williams 5. Three-pointers: Jan. Davis 2, Huell 1, Jas. Davis 1.
•  Booker T. Washington 57, Pace 43: BTW: Miller 7, Leite 17, Bello 29, Durant 2, Haugabook 2. Pace: Wilson 20, Rodriguez 3, Lewis 14, Perin 2, Norin 6. Steals: Miller 4. Asst: Leite 8. Rebounds: Bello 5.
•  North Miami Beach 65, Hialeah-Miami Lakes 28: NMB: Leshar Grant 15, St. Germain, K. 12, Lafortune, N. 9, Lovius, J. 7, Williams, T. 2, Jean-Pierre, S. 2, Hodges, T. 6, Multidor, J. 6, Ruddock, C. 6.Three-pointers: Marquez, J. 1. Assists: Lafortune, N. 6. Steals: Grant, L. 5; Hodges, T. 5; St. Germain, K. 5; Lafortune, N. 5. Blocks: Lovius, J. 2. Rebounds: Grant 16.
•  Palmetto 60, Sunset 40: PAL: Penate 10, Martin 4, Miyazaki 6, Quartin 6, Pivik 9, Bistrong 2, Alonzo 4, Gross 7, Baarial 4, Alford 8. SUN: Espinosa 30, Murga 6, Perez 2, Batewood 2. Rebounds: Penate 11. Assists: Bistrong 3. Steals: Quartin 3. Blocks: Penate 3.
•  La Salle 65, Mater Lakes 11: LS: Moye 10, Alfaro 7, Montoto 2, De La Madriz 16, Cruz 3, Perez 6, Xiques 9, Tato 2, Cabezut 1, Chapotteau 11. Three-pointers: De La Madriz 3, Chapotteau 3, Cruz 1, Aparicio 1. Rebounds: Perez 10. Steals: De La Madriz 5. Assists: Cruz 3, Alfaro 3, Montoto 3, Roberta 3. Blocks: Cruz 2.
•  Miami High 63, Hialeah 23: MIA: Kimborough 4, Mendoza 11, Reid 14, Sweeting 6, J. Dukes 6, Weldon 6, A. Dukes 13, Jackson 2, Alvin 7. Three-pointers: Mendoza 3, Alvin 1, Charles 1. Rebounds: Jackson 9. Steals: Alvin 5. Assists: Kimborough 5.
•  Braddock 33, Carol City 30: BRA: Fernandez 1, Gianella 2, Flores 6, Uzquiano 4, Miranda 13, Bermudez 7. CC: Gonzalez 8, Williams,K 3, Rivera 2, Murphy 15, Williams,S. 2. Steals: Miranda 3. Assists: Navarro 1. Rebounds: Miranda 11.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

• Ransom Everglades 82, Westminster Christian 48: RE (2-1): Mourning 37, Stern 16, Rivlin 16, Parker 2, Bonner 2, Bercow 3, Tomasino 2, Woolworth 2, Speigelman 2. Rebounds: Mourning 12. Blocks: Mourning 4. Assists: Stern 4, Rivlin 4.

•  Gulliver Prep 72, Coral Shores 24: GUL (4-0): Lafuente 14, Chasin 11, Bowes 10, Parekh 6, Perez 5, Pattullo 4, Hurtado 3, Paniz 4, Heckaman 5, Grimwade 4, Jackson 6. CS: Morales 2, Cash 2, Jacobson 5, Rice 13, Smith 2. Rebounds: Chasin 10. Assists: Lafuente 6. Blocks: Jackson 3. Steals: Pattullo 3.
•  Westwood Christian 61, St. Brendan High 48: WC (5-2): Desir 4, Hernandez 8, J. Joseph 14, E Joseph 22, Molina 5, Desinor 13. Three-pointers: J.Joseph 2, Molina 1. Rebounds: Jou 10. Steals: J.Joseph 5. Blocks: Jou 3, Joseph 3. Assists: Hernandez 5, Desir 5.
•  Florida Christian 57, Keys Gate 45: FC (3-2): Cardoza 21, Thompson 6, Wicks 8, Dieppa 2, M. Herschman 4, Sikora 7, Campbell 9. Three-pointers: Thompson 1, Reyes 3. Rebounds: Sikora 11, Cardoza 8. Steals: Cardoza 6, Wicks 5. Blocks: Sikora 12. Assists: Cardoza 8, Wicks 5.
•  Dade Christian 67, Calusa Prep 34: DC (3-0): Ferguson 17, Montarroyos 4, Morrow 12, Vallejo 2, Snow 12, Williams 2, White 6, Brown 12. CP: Sedz 4, Colon 6, Alexander 4, Machado 5, Levarita 5, Pena 5. Rebounds: Morrow 12. Assists: Snow 6. Steals: Ferguson 4.
•  Hialeah Educational Academy 46, Somerset Charter 36: HA (3-2): Agudelo 4, Chimilio 1, Quiros 6, Diaz 4, Hernandez 2, Lopez 2, Saint-Clair 8, Cruz 2, Lara 5, Munoz 12. SC: Pough 2, Rosado 2, Padro 10, Marquez 8, Alverez 2, Iasaac 1, Gonzalez 6, Toreo 3. Half: 16-12.
•  Hebrew Academy 75, Brito 20: HA (3-3): M. Esformes 10, Masin 11, Bixon 6, Wachtel 2, Diveroli 1, Meyerson 6, J. Esformes 11, P. Bixon 3, Fettman 6, Sultan 7, Portnoy 12. BR: Huerta 7, Migenes 3, Bovi 2, Clavero 3, Murad 2, Perez 3.
•  Belen 54, Homestead 36: BEL (4-2): Cruz 4, Iparraguirre 9, Perez 4, Fernandez 12, Herrera 4, Cambo 8, Ordonez 13. Assists: Fernandez 5. Steals: Perez 4. Rebounds: Fernandez 10.
•  Palmer Trinity 70, Marathon 65: PTS (3-1): Mike Vega 19, Becker 16, Portundo 13, Matt Vega 8, Pico 8, Bakes 4, Bonet 2. Assists: Mike Vega 4. Steals: Portundo 4. Rebounds:14 Three-pointers: Rojas 6,Becker 3,Pico 2, Fantroy 2
•  SLAM 30, Doctors Charter 27: Tommy Young 10, Michael Fuentes 4, 12 assists. SLAM, first win in school history.
•  Archimedean 45, Pine Crest Prep 38: Mauricio Ruocco 19 , 10 reboundss, 2 blocks. Thomas Rodriguez 15, 4 assists, 4 steals. Ricardo Sosa 5, 2 rebounds. Luis Forrnes 4, 7 rebounds. Gustavo Osorio 2, 7 rebounds.
•  Late Monday - Miami Christian 78, Divine Savior 30: MC (4-1):

GIRLS’ SOCCER

• TERRA 7, Edison 0: Carolina Schooley 3 goals. Natalie Diaz 2 goals. Nina Maceo goal, 2 assists. Karina Bermudez goal. Kaitlyn Ritter assist. TER 7-2.

•  Sunset 8, Southridge 1: Ismara Garcia goal. Yarelis Clarke goal. Diana Hernandez goal. Melissa Chizzini goal. Melissa Nunez goal. Natalia Acosta assist. Stephany Morales assist. Kathy Garcia assist. SUN 4-8.
•  Miami Country Day 8, Archbishop Curley 0: Ava Hansen 2 goals. Yakira Mattison 2 goals. Gina Macropolis 2 goals. Isabella Allen goal. Winona Peaz goal. MCD 8-3-2.
•  Homestead 9, Westland 1: Camasha Alexander 3 goals. Alait Baptist 3 goals. Leslie Lopez goal, 2 assists. Kaydee Bailey goal, 2 assists. Neli Olvera goal. HOM 3-5.
•  Hillel 3, Greater Miami 0: Ali Wolf 2 goals. Tali Zighelboim goal. Denisse Gampbell shutout. HIL 3-5.
•  Coral Reef 1, South Dade 1: Brianna Delahoz goal. Montana Ligman 15 saves.
•  Goleman 9, Central 1: Connor Dixon 2 goals. Isabel Sutnick 2 goals. Amanda Rivera goal.
•  Miami Springs 5, Mater Academy 0: Sofia Gomez 2 goals. Annet Cea 3 assists. Alyssa Deno goal. Ale Salazar goal, assist. Sofia De la Puenta goal. MS 10-1-1.
•  Palmetto 1, Ferguson 1: Ava Gruener goal. Julia Wayne goal.
•  Carrollton 8, Archimedean 0: Samantha Hoadley 3 goals, 2 assists. Michelle Diaz Silviera goal. Drew Wells goal, 2 assists. Sofia Sosa goal, assist. Erica Garcia goal. Isabella Kang goal, assist. Adrianna Rizo-Patron assist. Gabriella Mas assist.

BOYS’ SOCCER

• Gulliver 2, Keys Gate 1: Louis Leveque goal. Alan harmony goal. GUL 8-1.

•  Hillel 5, Greater Miami Academy 0: Daniel Furmanski 4 goals. Albert Dichy goal.
•  Palmer Trinity 9, Colonial Christian 1: Henry Fernandez 2 goals. Pablo Pedroso 2 goals, 2 assists. Alejandro Martinez-Oletta goal, 3 assists. Keenan Rodriguez goal, assist. PT 5-3-3.
•  Westminster Christian 4, Florida Christian 0: Joseph Alamo 2 goals. James Barrios goal. Stefano Brambilla 2 assists. Conner Brannon 5 saves, shutout. WC 8-3-1.
•  Archimedean 2, Mater Lakes 2: Bijan Zojaji goal, assist. Michael Villegas goal. David Cuitiva assist.
•  Miami Country Day 4, Curley 0: Cameron Ivory 2 goals. Teddy Pornprinya goal. Jorge Castro goal. Blake Thomas shutout. MCD 3-8.
•  Ransom Everglades 3, Pine Crest 0: Fran Carrera-Justiz goal, 2 assists. Adrian Grant-Alfieri goal. Robert Shellow goal. Jake Deuel shutout. RE 9-0-1.
•  Dade Christian 5, Hebrew Academy 0: Ivan Arenas 3 goals. Jonathan Munoz goal. Steven Perdoma goal. DC 3-3-2.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

• Lourdes 6, St Brendan 0: Sofia Portuondo 2 goals. Michelle Figarola 2 goals, assist. Christine Hoynack goal. Alexa Jauregui goal. Natalie Silberman 2 assists.

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