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Palmetto girls’ tennis team wins 9th consecutive District 16-4A title

Palmetto’s Emma Petersen, shown in a file photo, won No. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-0, and will advance to the state finals.
Palmetto’s Emma Petersen, shown in a file photo, won No. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-0, and will advance to the state finals. Miami Herald staff

The Palmetto girls’ tennis team marked its ninth consecutive 16-4A district final win as they shut down Coral Reef on Thursday afternoon.

Emma Petersen won No. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-0, and will advance to the state finals. Stephanie Levine will also advance to the state finals as she teamed up Petersen to win No. 1 doubles.

▪ District 16-4A Final — Palmetto d. Coral Reef: 1. Emma Petersen 6-1, 6-0. 2. Ansofi Wreder won 6-1, 6-0. 3. Katya martens won 6-2, 6-0. Stephanie Levine 6-0, 6-0. 5. Roxanna Montoya 6-0, 6-0. Doubles: 1.Petersen/Stephanie Levine.

▪ District 15-4A Final — Coral Gables 19, Miami High 13, Ferguson 8, Miami Beach 6, Varela 1, Sunset 0, Braddock 0: 1. Kristina Fernandez (CG)7-5, 7-5. 2. Sofia Quevedo (CG) 6-2, 3-6, 6-0. 3. Paulina Bejar (CG) . 4. N. Dearmas (MIA) . 5. Alexa Alcalay (CG) 6-2, 6-4. Doubles: Fernandez/Quevedo (CG) 7-5, 6-2. 2. Dearmas/Va. Tabares (MIA) 6-4, 6-0. CG 8-1.

▪ District 16-1A — Ransom 19, Carrollton 11, Riviera Prep 7: 1. Sara Culbertson (RP), 2. Heather Boehm (RE), 3. Vivien Fernandez (RE), 4. Marina Pataro (RE), 5. Alexis Vidaurreta (CAR). Doubles: 1. Daniela Lopez/Boehm (RE).

BOYS’ TENNIS

▪ District 15-4A Final — Miami Beach 15, Ferguson 12, Miami High 11, Coral Gables 6, Varela 1, Sunset 0, Braddock 0: 1. J. Ortega (FER)6-3, 6-2. 2. N. Barone (MB).3. D. Bertak (MB) 6-0, 6-0. 4. J. Ossa (FER). 5. A. Shekhmametiev (MB) 6-3, 6-2. Doubles: 1. Ke. Cubela/Fernandez (MIA) . 2. Barone/Waid (MB).

▪ District 16-1A — Mast Academy 14, Ransom 13, Palmer Trinity 12: 1. Richie Torres (MA), 2. Samuel Rubell (RE), 3. Eugenio Alvarez (MA), 4. Alejandro Mater-Garcia (MA), 5. Fabricio Perez (MA). Doubles: 1. Waleed Mheimneh/Eric Opaciuch (PT), 2. Andrew Simko/Grant Dill (RE).

BASEBALL

▪ Miami High 4, Hialeah Gardens 1: WP: Edgard Aparicio (4-1), 4IP, H, 0R, 1-2, R. LP: Eddy Nodarse. Top Performers: Christian Torres 1-1, 2B, 2 RBI. Christopher Rodriguez 1-3, R. MIA 14-6 (10-0).

▪ Coral Reef 10, Sunset 9: WP: Jake Sheeter 4 IP, 0H, 0R, 2K’s. Top Performers: Justin Johnson GW BB. CR 5-10.

▪ Columbus 10, Southridge 0: WP: Nick Silva (4-0), 4IP, 3H, 6 K’s. Top Performers: Nick Rocha 3-3, 4 RBI. Dominic Reyes 2-2. COL 17-5.

▪ Killian 3, Palmetto 0: WP: Joey Gonzalez (5-1) 6 IP, 7K’s. SV: Eddy Demurias. Top Performers: 3-3, 2 2B. JG 2-2. Herbert Iser 2-3, 2 RBI. KIL 15-6.

▪ Mourning 7, Hallandale 5: WP: Brandon Rios (5-3), 6 IP, 6K's, 3ER. LP: Jose Lopez. Top Performers: Alex Perez 3-3 2R,RBI. Marcel Guardarrama 2-2, R, 2 RBI. ATM 11-10.

▪ St. Thomas Aquinas 9, Nova 6.

▪ Late Wednesday — Miami High 12, Hialeah Educational Academy 2: WP: Jose Barrios (3-1). LP: Miguel Rodriguez. Top Performers: Christopher Herrera 2-2, 2B, 2 R, RBI. Argenis Hernandez 2-3, 2 R, 3 RBI. Christopher Rodriguez 2-4, 3B, 3 RBI. MIA 13-6 (9-0).

▪ Late Wednesday — Palmer Trinity 6, Keys Gate 5: WP: Caravajal. SV: Miller. Top Performers: Steinman 2-3. Peckins 1-1.

▪ Late Wednesday — Westminster Academy 8, Sagemont 7: LP: Adam Tulloch (3-3). Top Performers: SAGE: Luis Tuero 2-4, R, RBI. Edison Rodriguez 2-3, R, 2 RBI. Michael Machin 1-3, R, 2 RBI, BB.

SOFTBALL

▪ TERRA 4, Braddock 2: WP: Veronnica Sanchez 1-1, 2 RBI. Top Performers: Tayler Sanchez 1-3, 2 R. Oceana Camejo 1-1, 1 R. TER 19-3.

▪ Coral Reef 7, American 4: WP: Michelle Mesa (14-3), CG, K. Top performers: Michelle Ryan 2-3, 2 R, RBI. Kylan Becker 2-4, 2 SB, R. Cristina Colli 2-3, 2 R. Carolina Colli 2-3, RBI. CR 16-4.

▪ Coral Reef 12, Sunset 4: WP: Rebecca Sutton (2-1), CG, 12 K’s. Top performers: Janelle Boyd 3-3, HR, 4 RBI. Amanda Grullon 2-2,2 RBI. Katerina Boix 2-3, 2 R. CR 17-4.

▪ Krop 16, Mourning 1: WP: Karina Delarosa. Top Performers: Kassidy Klein 3-4, 2B, HR, 4 RBI. Yuria Kusatake 2-3. Bailey Miller 2-2, RBI.

▪ Palmetto 18, Killian 0: WP: Morgan Bowers (3-0) 3 IP, 3 H.. LP: Marley Menoud. Top Performers: Alyssa Vincent 2-2, 3B, HR, 2 R, 3 RBI. Jailah Williams 2-3, 2 R, RBI. Kiley Kross 3-4, 2B, HR, 3 R, 6 RBI. PAL 14-6.

▪ Monarch 20, Coconut Creek 0: WP: Emily Estroff (15-2). Top Performers: Stefany Collins HR. Niya McDufie HR. MON 20-2.

▪ Miami Springs 15, Coral Park 0: WP: Emily Santos (13-2) 3 IP, 0 H, 0 BB, 9K’s, 2-2, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 3 SB. Top Performers: Tiffany Turman 2-2, 2 RBI, 2 SB. Kristen Medina, 2-3, RBI, 4 SB. Yoselyn Escoto 2-2, RBI.

▪ Late Wednesday — Westminster Christian 6, Florida Christian 4: WP: Brooklyn Maguire (7-3) LP:Faith Vasquez. Top performers: Ally Mena 2-run HR. Victoria Perez 5 IP, 4K, 1-3, R. Kia Benitez RBI. WC 14-7

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL

▪ Ferguson d. Hialeah Gardens (25-19, 25-16, 26-24): Allain Laroche 27 assists, 5 aces. Daunid Cordero 12 digs. Aldahir Escudero 13 kills, 11 digs.

▪ St. Thomas Aquinnas d. Piper (25-8, 25-17, 25-22): Dennis Tariche 8 kills, 6 digs, 12 points, 5 aces. Nico Dominguez 9 kills, 1 dig, 4 blocks. Jed Rojas 5 kills, 4 digs, 4 points, 2 aces. STA 10-7 (5-3).

▪ Miami Springs d. SLAM (25-16, 25-20, 25-14): Rayqwan Peterson 6 kills, 7 digs. Tommy Rodriquez 16 digs, kill, ace. Mark Betancourt 22 assists, 2 blocks, 2 aces, kill. MS 5-3.

▪ Taravella d. Douglas (25-21, 26-28, 37-35, 25-27, 15-11): Tyler Smith 5 kills, 5 blocks. Nathan Toops 5 kills, 4 blocks. DOU 11-2.

▪ Monarch d. Pompano (25-8, 25-19, 25-22): Aaron Jackson 5 kills, block, 5 points, ace, 2 digs. Talles Cardim 10 points, 3 aces, 4 digs. MON 13-2.

▪ Florida Christian d. Hialeah Miami Lakes (25-16, 25-20, 25-21): Willmar Gonzalez 13 kills, 4 digs, 9 points. Andres Alvarez 11 assists, 3 aces, 4 digs. Alex Benites 5 digs, 9 points. FC 6-5.

▪ Westland Hialeah d. Booker T. Washington (25-10, 25-6, 25-10): WH 6-1.

▪ Flanagan d. Pembroke Pines Charter (25-18, 25-10, 25-19): FLA 10-2.

GIRLS’ LACROSSE

▪ St. Thomas Aquinas 11, Benjamin 10: Carli Adams 7 goals. Aryal Fette 2 goals. STA 12-3.

▪ University School 7, Coral Shores 5: Peri Shechtman 3 goals. Caroline Kapp 3 goals. Farrah Stone goal. Madison Kaplan 3 assists. Sydney Soltau 6 saves.

▪ Late Wednesday — Spanish River 12, University School 10: US: Sydney Soltau 11 saves. Jada Preston 4 goals. Caroline Kapp 4 goals. Peri Shechtman goal. Madison Kaplan goal.

BOYS’ LACROSSE

▪ Ransom Everglades 12, Archbishop McCarthy 2: Alec Allmon 4 goals, assist. Tucker Cina 3 goals. Nic Murphy goal, 3 assists. Stephen Stricker 16 saves. RE 8-7. AM 11-2.

▪ Late Wednesday — Cardinal Gibbons 13, West Broward 4: RJ Breton 4 goals. Trent Motta goal. James Foster 2 goals, 2 assist. Luke Motta 3 goals, 2 assist. Reilly Diamond 3 goals, 2 assist.

GIRLS’ TRACK

▪ Late Wednesday, City of Fort Lauderdale — St. Thomas Aquinas 115, Pine Crest 114, South Florida HEAT 106.50, Dillard 74, Westminster Academy 67, Calvary Christian 63.50, Cardinal Gibbons 63, Fort Lauderdale 34, Stranahan 22

BOYS’ TRACK

▪ Late Wednesday, City of Fort Lauderdale — St. Thomas Aquinas 168.50, Pine Crest 90, Fort Lauderdale 86.50, Cardinal Gibbons 79.50, Calvary Christian 79, Westminster Academy 78, Dillard 48, Stranahan 22.50, South Florida HEAT 11

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