High School Sports

A look at last week’s best performances in Miami-Dade high school sports

Miami Country Day basketball player Ogechi Anyagaligbo.
Miami Country Day basketball player Ogechi Anyagaligbo. MIAMI HERALD STAFF


The Miami Country Day girls’ basketball team won the Dick’s Sporting Goods High School Nationals tournament with a 57-41 triumph over fellow nationally-ranked South Florida powerhouse Fort Lauderdale Dillard at Madison Square Garden. Ogechi Anyagaligbo earned tournament MVP honors.

The Dr. Krop boys and girls tennis teams won their 16th district championships in a row.


Christian Cuba, Doral, baseball: Cuba pitched six innings, allowing two hits and one run to lead the Firebirds to a 9-1 win over Key West.

Hector Rodriguez, Dade Christian, baseball: Rodriguez went 4 for 6 with two singles and two doubles, three walks and four RBI against University School and Hialeah Educational.

Emily Santos, Miami Springs, softball: Santos went 10 for 10 with three home runs, a triple and two doubles, scoring 11 runs and driving in nine. On the mound, Santos went 3-0 with 27 strikeouts, no walks and no earned runs in 13 innings pitched.

William Gordon, Norland, boys’ track and field: Gordon won the shot put and discus at the Youth Fair Invitational.

La’Kayla Harris, Northwestern, girls’ track and field: Harris anchored the winning 400, 800 and 1,600-meter relays for the Bulls at the Florida Relays that included a national-best time in the 400-relay.

The Dr. Krop boys’ and girls’ tennis teams won their 16th consecutive district championships.

Jose Ortega, Ferguson, boys tennis: Ortega won the District 15-4A championship with a No. 1 singles win 6-3, 6-2.

Emma Petersen, Palmetto, girls’ tennis: Petersen won her No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles titles to help the Panthers win the District 16-4A title.

Alexander Gonzalez, Varela, boys’ volleyball: Gonzalez had 13 kills and three blocks to lead the Vipers to a win over Palmetto.

Ryan Dawson, Columbus, boys’ water polo: Dawson had three goals to lead the Explorers to a 7-6 win over Dr. Krop and the GMAC championship.

Cara Mullery, MAST, girls’ water polo: Mullery scored 12 goals to lead the Makos to a 17-6 win over TERRA and the GMAC championship.

Alec Allmon, Ransom, boys’ lacrosse: Allmon had four goals to lead the Raiders to a 12-2 win over Archbishop McCarthy.

Angelica Gutierrez, Mater Academy, flag football: Gutierrez ran for 121 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Lions to a 64-0 win over Mater Lakes.

Michael Trainor, Palmetto, badminton: Trainor won both his matches to lead the Panthers to wins over Coral Park and Goleman.