TEAM OF THE WEEK
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.
ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
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.
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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.