Miami-Dade High Schools

Mater Academy cruises past Doral 45-14

Mater Academy scored 39 unanswered points to earn a 45-14 win over Doral Academy after trailing 14-6 in the second quarter Friday night at Monsignor Pace.

A pair of touchdown passes to Dexten Hodge from Bryan Cuellar gave the Firebirds (2-3, 1-3) a lead that lasted until 2:25 in the second quarter when the Lions (4-0, 4-0) scored on a 22-yard interception return by Darius Nixon.

Mater is tied for the lead with Sunset with four wins apiece in the nine-team district 16-7A.

TOP TWO

Darius Brown: The sophomore led Mater with 140 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries.

Daniel Doriscar: Rushed for 144 yards and two touchdowns on eight carries.

THEY SAID IT

“Everybody gave 110 percent on every play, came together to not settle and be great.”

—Doriscar

Darren Collette

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