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High schools roundup: Hallandale’s Tyler Huntley passes for 515 yards, 7 TDs to beat Jackson 56-38

Week 6 - Hallandale 56, Jackson 38

Highlights of Hallandale's 56-38 victory against Jackson at Traz Powell Stadium on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.
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Highlights of Hallandale's 56-38 victory against Jackson at Traz Powell Stadium on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

Just when you thought there was no way he would be able to top last week’s remarkable 468-yard performance in a losing effort against St. Thomas Aquinas, Hallandale quarterback Tyler Huntley did it Friday night.

With his team squaring off in a key District 16-5A contest against Jackson at Traz Powell Stadium, Huntley put on an even more dazzling aerial show as he passed for 515 yards and seven touchdowns as the Chargers overcame a sluggish start and pulled away for a 56-38 victory

The win moves Hallandale, which lost a 36-28 heartbreaker to Aquinas last week, to 4-1 overall but 2-0 in a tough district with a monster game against American Heritage on the horizon in a few weeks.

“That sounds nice but it’s not about numbers for me,” said Huntley, a Utah commit. “It’s all about team and getting a big district win here no matter how we did it was the most important thing.”

Said Hallandale coach Dameon Jones: “He’s a four year starter and has been coached up very well. In addition, he’s a very humble kid who worries a lot more about finding a way to win games than whatever kind of numbers he puts up but between last week and this week, it’s really something.”

Following an upset loss to Cardinal Gibbons a few weeks ago, Friday’s defeat was devastating to Jackson’s playoff hopes as the Generals (2-3) sit 0-2 in the standings.

After a wild first half that saw 59 points scored and the Generals take a 31-28 lead to the locker room at halftime, Hallandale took a 34-31 lead early in the third when Huntley found Demari Simpkins on a 35-yard scoring pass. But, led by quarterback Desmond Phillips who had a solid night completing 15-of-31 passes for 186 yards and two touchdowns, Jackson retook the lead when he hit Gregory Grate for a 39 yard score midway through the third.

But Huntley never flinched, driving the Chargers right back down the field going 85 yards in just six plays which included a 43-yard strike to Joshua Hammond, before finishing things off with a 14-yard scoring strike to Chris Cotto to give Hallandale the lead for good at 40-38.

An 11-yard scoring strike to Juwan Hardy made it 46-38 and the Charger defense took over from there as Jaelyn Faulk, Edward King and Deion Jackson picked off Phillips on three consecutive possessions leading to a field goal and 3-yard Zach Moss touchdown run with 6:01 left to complete the scoring.

MORE FOOTBALL

▪ University School 28, Clewiston 21: With 10 seconds remaining, Henry Colombi and Kenny McIntosh hooked up for a 4-yard touchdown to lift the host Sharks (4-1) to a key 7-4A victory. Colombi passed for 233 yards with three touchdowns (Darnell Fleury, Jerry Jackson and McIntosh) and also scored on a 45-yard burst up the middle.

▪ Chaminade-Madonna 70, Somerset-Homestead 6: The host Lions gave their homecoming crowd something to cheer for early and often as they rolled to a 5-0 start. Chaminade, which led 42-0 after the first quarter, got a pair of touchdowns from both Shaun Shivers and Keyondre White. Quarterback Kole Stealy also had a big day by tossing three touchdowns in the opening quarter.

▪ Archbishop McCarthy 34, Belle Glade Glades Day 7: Anthony Rey rushed for 146 yards and scored twice to lead the host Mavericks (6-0). The senior back scored on a 60-yard jaunt on the first play of the second half to put the game away.

▪ Other Miami-Dade scores: Palmer Trinity 55, Pinecrest Prep 8; Marathon 6, Archbishop Curley 0; St. Andrews 30, Miami Country Day 8.

▪ Other Broward scores: Deerfield Beach 42, Taravella 0; Plantation 53, Everglades 23; West Broward 22, Hollywood Hills 21; Piper 26, Monarch 21; Coconut Creek 47, Cardinal Gibbons 31; Boynton Beach 7, Northeast 0; Cypress Bay 34, Western 14; Douglas 35, Coral Springs 0; North Broward 35, Coral Glades 12; Glades Central 55, Somerset-Pines 0; Westminster Academy 28, Coral Shores 7; Key West 61, Pines 7; Coral Springs Charter 38, Florida Christian 7; Pompano Beach 48, Ransom Everglades 19.

▪ Saturday’s games: Central v. Carol City (Traz), 7; American v. Dr. Krop (Milander), 7

▪ Thursday’s scores: Boyd Anderson 26, Dillard 6; North Miami 58, Hialeah Gardens 30; Reagan 28, Goleman 14; Northwestern 56, HML 0; Palmetto 27, Homestead 6; Braddock 35, Varela 14; South Miami 44, Westland 0; Westminster Christian 56, Everglades Prep 0; Columbus 41, Coral Park 0.

CROSS-COUNTRY

Homestead took the boys’ team title and St. Brendan won the girls’ championship Friday at the 305 Classic. Divine Savior senior Guilherme Pereira won the boys’ individual title in 17:04.96; North Miami junior Daesha Rogers won the girls’ crown in 20:44.61.

▪ Boys’ team results: 1. Homestead 87; 2. Coral Park 106; 3, Coral Gables 155; 4. MAST 162; 5. Dr. Krop 168. Boys’ individuals: 1. Guilherme Pereira (Divine Savior) 17:04.96; 2. Jamir Ferguson (American) 17:36.33; 3. Jose Penalver (Cooper City) 17:38.82; 4. Darren Lavina (Killian) 17:42.67; 5. Royer Baez (Home) 17:57.6. Girls’ team results: 1. St. Brendan 37; 2. Northwestern 61; 3. Coral Gables 146; 4. TERRA 152; 5. Cooper City 154. Girls’ individuals: 1. Daesha Rogers (North Miami) 20:44.61; 2. Mariana Gonzalez (LaSalle) 20:54.18; 3. Alejandra Moros (StB) 21:31.62; 4. Aimee Becker (CCity) 21:35.52; 5. Shiree Hinds (NW) 21:52.89.

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

▪ La Salle d. University School 25-6, 25-15,25-18: Nina Gutierrez 10 kills; Veronica Gomez 19 assists; Erika Perez 11 digs. LaS 13-4.

▪ Ransom Everglades d. St. Brendan 25-22, 25-21, 19-25, 25-19: Sophie Bullard 9 kills; Annie Elkin 24 assists; Aryanah Diaz 14 assists.

▪ Doral d. Riviera Prep 27-25, 21-25, 25-21, 23-25, 15-12: Marina Paula 11 kills; Vanessa Rodriguez 14 digs. Dor 10-1.

▪ American Heritage d. Chaminade-Madonna 25-18, 25-6, 19-25, 25-20: Lu Grinspan 9 kills; Jenna Amaro 10 points. AH 10-4.

▪ Varela d. South Dade 25-14, 19-25, 25-14, 25-14: Claudia Campero 11 kills; Tiffany Bolanos 11 kills; Briana Brown 3 kills. Var 13-3.

▪ Coral Park d. Coral Gables 25-21, 25-7, 25-21: Nicole Uzieda 22 assists; Laura Garcia 10 kills; Ashley Fornaris 7 kills.

▪ Divine Savior d. Westwood Christian 25-16, 25-17, 25-12: Alejandra Rodriguez 18 kills; Ana Sofia Diaz 22 assists.

▪ Florida Christian d. North Broward 25-14, 25-16, 25-19: Jessica Barcelo 12 assists; Alex Perez 9 kills; Rebekah Carp 6 kills. FC 9-4.

▪ Carrollton d. Pinecrest Prep 25-10, 25-16, 25-8: Gabriela Socarras 10 kills; Lucia Hornbacher 6 kills; Andreina Rodriguez 5 aces,. Car 3-7.

▪ Palmetto d. Killian 25-15, 25-19, 22-25, 25-23: Julia Decker 15 kills; Addie Arill 28 assists; Ashley Thompson 10 kills. Pal 10-2.

BOYS’ GOLF

▪ Ronald Reagan 202, South Miami 238: 1. Alejandro Pardo (RR) 42.

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