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.


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.


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


Darren Collette