High School Sports

Sunset shuts out Mourning for first win

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With both teams entering with 0-4 records, somebody was going to get their first win of the 2018 season on Thursday afternoon when Sunset and Mourning squared off.

And, thanks to a strong defensive performance and some timely big plays on offense, it was Sunset that got into the win column as the Knights turned in a 14-0 shutout victory over the Sharks in a District 16-7A matchup at Ives Estates Park.

“This season has been a struggle for us so it feels good to get that first win,” said wide receiver/defensive back James Miller who did his share on both sides of the ball. “I’m just glad I was able to contribute any way I could today.”

Miller finished his day six catches for 56 yards and a touchdown on offense and a drive-killing interception in the end zone on defense in the third quarter ending Mourning’s only legitimate scoring threat all afternoon.

The Knights (1-4, 1-3), broke a scoreless first quarter tie when running back Rashon Williams busted loose for a 69-yard touchdown run on the first play of the second quarter. Following a short ATM punt, Sunset put together another drive which ended when quarterback Manny Raigoso found Miller for a 16-yard score.

The Knights defense, which held the Sharks to three yards of total offense in the first half, took it from there as Miller’s pick ended one drive and two more interceptions by Rmani McCrea ended two other drives. Mourning played for a second straight week without its best offensive player, quarterback Danny Pierre Louis who suffered a deep arm bruise in last week’s loss to Westland Hialeah but is expected back next week.

“Hopefully we can take this win and get the momentum going,” said Miller. “If we go out and execute the way we know we can, we’ll win more games.”


St. Brendan d. Sunset 3-0 (25-17, 25-8, 25-11): Julie Lentz 9 aces, 6 kills; Emily Diaz 10 kills, 2 aces; Nataly Hernandez 6 kills, 3 blks; Sophia Diaz 11 digs, 2 aces; Valentina Mayz 19 assists, 3 aces, 4 digs. STB: 10-3.

Florida Christian d. Archimedean 3-0 (25-7 25-20 25-10): Emily Ruiz 14 kills, 8 digs, 4 service points, 1 kill; Gianna Ortiz 7 service points, 5 aces, 31 assists; Kaley Teijeiro 7 service points, 2 aces, 6 kills. FC: 16-3.

Westminster Christian d. Oxbridge Academy 3-2 (20-25, 25-8, 25-23, 21-25, 15-9): Saskia Hernandez 27 kills, 17 digs, 3 aces, 3 blocks; Amanda Tesserot 16 digs, 9 service points, 4 aces; Trinity Gibson 8 kills, 3 blocks; Alyah Cadavid 13 kills, 14 digs, 2 aces. WC: 14-4.

Palmer Trinity d. Miami Country Day 3-1 (25-7, 23-25, 25-19, 25-21): Sofia Santamaria 5 kills, 10 digs, 3 aces, 22 assists; Jessica Weber 7 kills, 4 aces, 5 digs, 6 blocks; Samiyah Panjabi 5 kills, 3 blocks; Charlotte Erixon 5kills, 3 blocks. PT: 14-0.

Riviera Prep School d. SLAM Academy 3-0 (25-12, 25-7, 25-15): Sophia Meagher 8 kills, 2 blocks; Amanda Fernandez 6 kills, 3 digs; Gabriela Arroyo 5 kills, 5 digs, 2 aces. RP: 13-1.

Carrollton d. LaSalle 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-21): Isabella Vazquez 9 kills, 10 digs; Angelica Socarras 8 kills; Gabriela Ramirez de Arellano 30 assists, 3 aces. CAR: 6-10.


Tri-match between Riviera Prep, Florida Christian, and Ransom Everglades at Granada Golf Course: Riviera 177, FC 177, Ransom 184. Low individual scores Nicholas Prieto /FC (36), Jack Barrios RP (38), Eric Estape FC (42), Agard Anders RE (43).

Plantation American Heritage 4.5, Columbus 1.5: (2-man scramble/match play at Lago Mar.) AH – Luke Clanton and Aiden Arce won 6 and 5; Leo Herrera and Tyler Lindh won 2 and 1; Johnathan Mourin and Adamo DiTillio won 6 and 5; Jackson Kustin and Andreas Barraza won 9 and 7; Gabreil Hegerstrom and John Pineiro AS.


Hialeah Gardens 74, Krop 96: Outstanding Swims HGHS Jimmy Zeng 100 Breaststroke, HGHS 100 Butterfly Brian Perez.


Hialeah Gardens 100, Krop 46: Outstanding Swims HGHS 200 IM Daniela Curbela , HGHS 500 freestyle Luby Marquez.

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