High School Sports

Gulliver girls roll past St. Brendan in three consecutive sets

The Gulliver girls’ volleyball team shut down its district 16-4A semifinal match against St. Brendan on Wednesday afternoon.

Blanca Mengotti had 13 kills and an ace for the Raiders (14-12) as they won three consecutive sets, 25-19, 26-24, 25-21.

Lauren Potter had 10 kills, two aces and two digs. Caro Mengotti added nine kills, three aces and a dig.

Ransom Everglades also came on top as it defeated Carrollton 25-10, 25-17, 15-16. Annie Elkin had 14 assists and five digs. Sophie Bullard added eight digs, Stephanie Bent had 11 digs and Katie Elkin had two aces.

Gulliver heads to Ransom Everglades for the district final Thursday at 7p.m.

VERONIKA QUISPE

▪ District 16-4A—Gulliver d. St. Brendan (25-19, 26-24, 25-21): Blanca Mengotti 13 kills, ace. Caro Mengotti 9 kills, 3 aces, 1 dig. Lauren Potter 10 kills, 2 aces, 2 digs. GP 14-12.

▪ District 16-4A—Ransom Everglades d. Carrollton (25-10, 25-17, 15-16): Annie Elkin 14 assists, 5 digs. Sophie Bullard 8 kills. Stephanie Bent 11 digs. Katie Elkin 2 aces.

▪ District 15-7A—St. Thomas Aquinnas d. South Broward (25-5, 25-8, 25-5): Kirsten Klos 9 kills, 5 digs, 2 aces, 4 points. Emma Dixon 9 kills, 5 aces, 7 points. STA 24-4.

▪ District 14-4A—Calvary d. Chaminade (25-20, 18-25, 25-15, 21-25, 15-8): Nicole Decker 15 kills, 19 digs. Haley Batchelor 13 kills, 4 blocks. CC 18-4.

▪ District 13-8A—West Broward d. McArthur (30-28, 25-17, 25-17): Sam Arenas 17 kills, 14 digs, 6 points. Cyrani Butler 13 kills, 14 digs, 6 points. Kasey Strauss 37 assists, 11 digs, 10 points. WB 19-5.

▪ Pine Crest d. Coral Springs Charter (25-10, 25-6, 25-13): Brianna Bruny 7 kills, 5 digs. PC 18-7.

▪ Sagemont d. Doctors Charter (25-18, 25-4, 25-12): Megan Bodden 12 kills, 8 points. Nikki Rodriguez 20 assists, 11 points. SAGE 19-8.

▪ Late Tuesday, District 16-8A semifinals—Coral Reef d. Palmetto (25-16, 25-14, 25-17): Janel Kemp 10 kills, 3 blocks. Lexie Mesa 8 kills, 14 digs. Kristine Rios 5 kills, 5 aces, 14 assists. CR 21-4.

GOLF

Late Tuesday – Region 8-1A: Ransom Everglades secured the girls’ team championship at Palm Aire Oaks Golf Course in Fort Lauderdale.

The Raiders won the event with a team score of 314 led by individual champion Chloe Horton, a senior that shot 76.

Carrollton finished second with a team score of 340 led by freshman Tanya Eathakotti, who shot a 77.

University School 7th grader Tori Bien (77) and Chaminade-Madonna senior Emma Persinger (85) each qualified individually for state.

GIRLS’ SWIMMING

District 10-3A—200 Medley: Nova 1:55.46. 200 Free: 1. Melissa Marinheiro (WB) 1:59.93. 200 IM: 1. Alemy Barreto (CB) 2:21.37. 50 Free: 1. Aliyah Wakeland (NOV) 25.53. Diving: 1. Maya Fernandes (CB) 344.80. 100 Fly: 1.Amanda Tipton (NOV) 58.80. 100 Free: 1. Andrea Van Den Berg (CB) 55.22. 500 Free: 1.Melissa Marinheiro (WB) 5:12.65. 200 Free: 1. Nova 1:43.91. 100 Back: 1. Amanda Tipton (NOV) 59.64. 100 Breast: 1.Alemy Barreto (CB) 1:12.85. 400 Free: 1. Cypress Bay 3:46.49.

BOYS’ SWIMMING

District 10-3A—200 Medley: 1. Cypress Bay 1:44.43. 200 Free: 1.Mark Burnley (CB) 1:45.40. 200 IM: 1.Jonathan Strod (CB) 2:03.10. 50 Free: 1. Sammy McGinnis (NOV) 22.91. Diving: 1.Blake Shreves (NOV) 337.80. 100 Fly: 1.Carlos Gallego (CB) 53.91. 100 Free: 1. Fernando Navarrete (CB) 49.58. 500 Free: 1. Mark Burnley (CB) 4:43.94. 200 Free: 1. Cypress Bay 1:34.12. 100 Back: 1. Gustavo Valery (FLA) 55.68. 100 Breast: 1. Jorge Depassier (CB) 1:04.36. 400 Free: 1. Cypress Bay 3:19.93.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

▪ Preseason Championship—MAST 3, St. Brendan 2: Mariana Speckmaier 3 goals. Sheriddan Plummer 1 assist. Daniela Clavijo 1 assist. MAST 2-0.

▪ Preseason Classic— Coral Gables 8, Hialeah Gardens 0: Eduarda “Duda” Deziderio 2 goals. Marianna Babboni goal. Brianna De La Osa goal. Amy Perez goal. Nelly Sagarra goal. Gabriela Vazquez goal. Natalie Viglucci goal.

Olympic Heights Preseason Classic— North Broward Prep d. Suncoast 3-0, NBP d. Dwyer 2-0: Morgan Sherman 4 goals, assist. Rachel Blow 1 goal, assist. Emma Dineen assist. Teddi Inkeles assist. Sam Susi 3 saves, 2 shutouts. Lexi Dubrueze assist.

THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

District 14-8A final at Miami High: 7

District 15-8A final at Coral Park: 7

District 14-7A final at Monarch: 7

District 16-7A final at Hialeah-Miami Lakes: 7

District 16-6A final at TERRA: 7

District 16-5A final at Pompano Beach: 6

District 15-4A final at Pace: 7

District 16-4A final at Ransom: 7

District 14-3A final at Lake Worth Trinity Christian: 7

District 15-3A final at Dade Christian: 7

District 16-3A final at Westminster Christian: 7

District 14-2A final at Hollywood Christian: 7

District 15-2A final at Divine Savior: 7

District 16-2A final at Island Christian: 7

CROSS-COUNTRY

GMAC championship at Thompson Park

SWIMMING AND DIVING

District 12-2A at Tamiami Pool: 7:30 a.m.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

City of Hollywood Eligible League Championship Game: Blanche Ely vs. Cardinal Gibbons,7:30 (at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center gym)

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