Miami-Dade High Schools

Last week’s best Miami-Dade high school performances


The Northwestern girls’ track and field team won its state-record seventh consecutive state championship. The Bulls crushed the Class 3A field with a state-meet-record 155 team points. Northwestern won the 400-meter and 1,600-meter relays and was led by Timetria Mitchell, who won the 100-meter and 300-meter hurdles titles, and Twanisha Terry, who won the 100 and 200 meters. Daesha Rogers also won the 800 meters for the Bulls.


Taylor Walker, Palmer Trinity, baseball: Walker pitched a complete game to lead the Falcons to a 6-3 win over SLAM Academy in the Region 4-3A quarterfinals.

Andres Fernandez, St. Brendan, baseball: Fernandez pitched a complete game, allowing one run on three hits and struck out four to lead the Sabres to a 3-1 win over Key West in the Region 4-4A quarterfinals.

Aly Mena, Westminster Christian, softball: Mena went 3 for 4 with two RBI to lead the Warriors to a 10-0 win over Lake Worth Trinity Christian in the Region 4-3A final.

Carsyn Gordon, Coral Reef, softball: Gordon led off and ended a 10-run sixth inning with hits as the Barracudas turned a close game against Flanagan into a 11-1 rout and advanced to state for the third consecutive season.

Ari Cogdell, American, boys’ track and field: Cogdell won the Class 4A state title in the 400 meters and led the Patriots to the state title in the 1,600-meter relay.

Nati Sheppard, Ransom Everglades, girls’ track and field: Sheppard won the Class 2A pole vault state title, setting a meet record at 13 feet, 3 inches.

Adiel Hernandez, Southwest, boys’ volleyball: Hernandez had 22 assists to lead the Eagles to a five-set comeback win over Ferguson in the District 15 championship match.

Sabrina Cabrera, Monsignor Pace, flag football: Cabrera threw for 139 yards and two touchdowns and scored the game-winning touchdown in double overtime to beat Miramar 19-13 in the first round of state play-ins.