Broward High Schools

Hallandale Chargers make statement in opening win against McArthur

Hallandale High showed why it is looking to challenge Miramar for the District 12-8A title with big win in its home opener. The Chargers opened the scoring with a 56-yard punt return by Richie Cooper. The special teams joined the fun when Neru Nshaka took the opening kickoff of the second half 89 yards.

Nshaka and Cooper were also catalysts on the offensive end, hooking up on a 67-yard touchdown pass from Nshaka. Taj McGowan led all rushers with 82 yards and three touchdown runs. Jerome Lindo also ran for a touchdown.

The Mustangs were led by Harold Carvajal, who threw a touchdown pass to Deion Love in the fourth.

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