Last week’s best Broward performances
TEAMS OF THE WEEK
Class 6A state tournament MVP Jordan Wright had a team-high 21 points and nine rebounds to lead the Dillard boys’ basketball team to a 66-55 victory over Largo to secure the Panthers’ sixth state title under coach Darryl Burrows.
Class 8A state tournament MVP Myron Dewar went 6 of 6 from the foul line and had a team-high 21 points as the Coral Springs boys’ basketball team held off Sarasota Riverview 61-57 to win its first state title in history.
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Class 7A state tournament MVP William Maloney had a team-high 20 points and Geremy Taylor had a rare state final triple double — 12 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists — as the Blanche Ely boys’ basketball team beat St. Petersburg 84-70 to win its fourth state title in five seasons under coach Melvin Randall.
AHTLETES OF THE WEEK
Alexandra Taylor, Coral Glades, softball: Taylor threw a complete game and struck out 10 to earn an 8-3 victory over Western.
Dominic Gibson, wrestling, Cardinal Gibbons: Gibson won the 120 pound weight class to lead the Chiefs to the Region 4-1A title, its 17th regional title in the past 18 seasons.
Claire Blount, Pines Charter, softball: Blount (5-1) went 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBI and picked up the 13-3 victory over St. Cloud.
Mitchell Coby-Malcolm, Hallandale, boys’ track: Coby-Malcolm threw 147-9 to win the discus at the Southridge Spartan Invitational.
Dominick Venturi, American Heritage, wrestling: Venturi won the 145 pound weight class at the Region 4-1A championships.
Colbie O’Donnell, Nova, baseball: O’Donnell threw a no-hitter and struck out seven to lead the Titans over Hollywood Hills 8-0.
Colton Welker, Douglas, baseball: Welker went 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBI to lead the Eagles over Deerfield Beach 8-0.
Valencia Powell, Northeast, girls’ track: The freshman standout clocked 12:37.13 to win the 3,200 meters and 5:41.36 to win the 1,600 at the Southridge Spartan Invitational.