TEAM OF THE WEEK
The Miami High girls’ basketball team won its third consecutive GMAC championship this past week. Senior and Baylor University signee Beatrice Mompremier had 28 points, 21 rebounds and seven blocks in the Stingarees’ 59-40 win in the final against Ferguson, and she finished with a combined 72 points, 59 rebounds and 15 blocks for the tournament.
ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Christopher Ortiz, Mater Lakes, boys’ basketball: Ortiz surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career Wednesday night against La Salle after scoring 34 points and finishing with 11 assists and six rebounds.
Eugene Joseph, Westwood Christian, boys’ basketball: Joseph surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career this past week and is averaging 25 points per game this season for the Warriors.
Channise Lewis, Miami Country Day, girls’ basketball: Lewis had 18 points, eight assists and five rebounds to lead the Spartans to a 57-56 comeback win over Jacksonville Potter’s House Christian, ranked No.5 nationally by USA Today.
Claire Hebb, Palmer Trinity, girls’ basketball: Hebb had a combined 43 points to lead the Falcons to victories over St. Thomas Aquinas and Calvary Christian.
Katherine Espinosa, Sunset, girls’ basketball: Espinosa had 37 points and 17 steals to lead the Knights over Hialeah-Miami Lakes.
Stephen Delgado, Goleman, wrestling: Delgado won his match with a 55-second pin to help the Gators beat Krop 50-12.
Santiago Perez, Coral Gables, boys’ soccer: Perez scored the match-winning goal in the 88th minute to lead the Cavaliers to a 1-0 overtime win over Columbus in a District 15-5A semifinal, eliminating the defending Class 5A state champion.
Alexander Moztarzadeh, Gulliver, boys’ soccer: Moztarzadeh had two goals and an assist in a 7-1 win over St. Brendan that sent Gulliver to the regional round of the playoffs for the 29th consecutive season.
Olivia Perez, Lourdes, girls’ soccer: Perez had two goals to lead the Bobcats to a 4-1 win over Palmetto in a Region 4-5A quarterfinal.
Tiffany McBrayer, Ransom Everglades, girls’ soccer: McBrayer had two goals to lead the Raiders to a 2-1 win over Carrollton in a Region 4-2A quarterfinal.