Broward High Schools

Last week’s best Broward high school performances

St. Thomas Aquinas’ Jordan Scarlett
St. Thomas Aquinas’ Jordan Scarlett MIAMI HERALD STAFF

TEAM OF THE WEEK

The St. Thomas Aquinas football team (2-2) scored 13 unanswered points with eight minutes left, keyed by a pair of field goals from Zachary Ciero and a 7-yard touchdown run by Devonta’e Henry Cole, off a game-clinching interception from Velvario Faulkner, to defeat Miramar 20-12 and halt a three-game losing streak to the Patriots.

Athletes of the Week

Celeste Grimmett, Hollywood Christian, girls’ volleyball: Grimmett had 14 points, six kills and five aces to lead the Eagles over Somerset 25-19, 25-14, 25-15.

Edgardo Arrazola, Cypress Bay, golf: Arrazola won medalist honors with a 34 to help the Lightning beat Archbishop McCarthy, St. Thomas Aquinas and Douglas in a quad match.

Emily Kopas, University, girls’ swimming: Kopas won the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke to lead the Suns to the Suns Invitational girls’ team title.

Mike Mele and Johnny Huntley, South Plantation, football: Mele connected with Huntley on the game-winning 50-yard touchdown pass as time expired as the Paladins (2-1) stunned Taravella 27-24.

Alexa Cruz, St. Thomas Aquinas, girls’ cross-country: The reigning Class 4A state champion ran a personal-best and state-leading 17:56 to win the University of Florida Mountain Dew Invitational title.

Willie Williams and Ryan Stanley, Flanagan, football: Williams had two fumble recoveries, including one for a touchdown, and Stanley threw two touchdowns and ran for another as the Falcons recorded their first road victory over District 12-8A archrival Cypress Bay 33-10.

Tsion Yared, Pine Crest, girls’ cross-country: The rising seventh-grader ran a career-best 18:08 to finish runner-up and lead Pine Crest to the Mountain Dew Invitational title.

Laura Perez, American Heritage, girls’ volleyball: Perez had 16 points, nine kills and seven aces to lead the Patriots over University School 25-12, 25-17, 25-16.

Tyler Huntley, Hallandale, football: Huntley threw two touchdown passes to help the Chargers (4-0) storm back from a 13-point deficit and rally past Coral Springs 28-20.

Adrianna Elliot, Western, girls’ golf: Elliot won medalist honors with a 36 to lead the Wildcats past Coral Glades and Flanagan.

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