Broward and Miami Dade County High School Sports Results
The Mater Academy Charter School women’s volleyball team won their second consecutive state championship.
The Lions (26-7) defeated Ponte Vedra 25-22, 26-24, 25-20 in the FHSAA Class 6A Final at Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers.
The Sharks, who were ranked No.2 in the MaxPreps national standings, had not lost a best-of-5 game since 2018. They finished the season 29-2.
It was a very impressive race for Mater Academy Charter. The Lions haven’t lost a set in the playoffs.
They beat (Sarasota) Riverdale in the State Semifinals 25-15, 25-17, 25-19. To reach state, they won the regional title with a 25-22, 25-18, 25-23 victory over St. Thomas Aquinas.
To qualify for the regional final, Mater Academy Charter beat Martin County and Lourdes, each also in three sets.
The Lions finished the season not only with another state championship, but with a nine-game winning streak and 13 of the last 14.
State champions are Alanis Molina, Camila Villar, Gabriela Gonzalez-Abreu, Jada Constanza, Taylor Pagan, Melanie Vasquez, Amaya Roberson, Aiko Helper, Angeles Alderete, Orian Drore, Angelica Ortiz, Victoria Vinals, Elaisa Villar, Alanis Johnson .
The head coach is Elsa Lopez and the assistant coach is Nicole Lopez.
The Westminster Christian School playoffs ended in the State Finals also at Suncoast Credit Union Arena.
In a Battle of Warriors, (Clearwater) Calvary Christian defeated Westminster Christian 25-21, 25-20, 25-21.
State champion Calvary finished his season 28-4; Westminster State runner-up Christian 26-6.
GIRLS: Gulliver Prep 3, Pine Crest 0: Catalina Garcia 2 goals, 1 assist; Christine Lezama 1 goal, 2 assists.
GIRLS: MAST 2, Krop 0: Myah Cortez 1 goal; Sophia Flack 1 goal; Gkp Vanessa Convers laundering. MAST (4-0-1).
GIRLS: Miami Beach 4, Mourning 1: Victoria Badran 2 goals; Vy Elo 1 goal, 1 assist; Abby Oppenheimer 1 goal. MB (4-0).
GIRLS: Ransom Everglades 3, LaSalle 1: Sofi Rua beautiful header on Grace Burke’s corner; Lucia Font 1 goal; Casey Manno 1 goal. RE (3-2).
BOYS: Cardinal Gibbons 2, Miami Country Day 1: CG: Dylan Garcia 1 goal; Adam Elkott 1 goal; Johnny Bromfield 1 assist; Luke Marshall 1 assist. MCD: Victor Destri 1 goal. CG (5-0-1), MCD (2-1-1).
BOYS: Cardinal Gibbons 1, South Broward 1: CG: Dillon Garcia 1 goal; Dillon Moore 1 assist. CG (4-0-1).
BOYS: Gulliver Prep 2, Pine Crest 0: Mateo Acosta-Rubio 1 goal; German goal Cueva 1; Bleaching of Gkp Thiago Abreu; Pablo Perez-Bedmar, solid defense of George Lombard. GP (4-0).
BOYS: Ransom Everglades 2, Lasalle 1: RE (3-1).
BOYS: Saint Thomas Aquinas 3, Naples 1: Goal by Joaquin Cassina (assist by Jake Mawhinney); Goal from Desian Rodriguez (assist from Gianluca Ripamonti); Goal by TJ Tedesco (assist from Desian Rodriguez). STA ((4-2).
GIRLS: Palmer Trinity 42, (West Palm Beach) Cardinal Newman 36: PT: Leon 8, Montes 13, Veloso 6, Deleon 7, Kaplan 5, Nieves 3. Half: TP 26-10. 3 points : Nieves 1, Kaplan 1, Veloso 2, Deleon 1. Reb: Ruiz 6. Stl: Leon 9. Ast: Montes 4. Black: Montes 3.
BOYS: Southwest Florida Christian Shooting: St. Brendan 81, East Lee County 57: SB: Diaz 17, Navarro 10, Duque 10, Tovar 9, Gutierrez 9, Varela 9, Kettel 5, Gutierrez 3, Alvarez 3, Gabuardi 3, Bejel 2, Rodriguez 1. EL C : Baptiste 30, Rosana 11, Ambrose 11, Jean-Louis 5, Thrimden 4. 3 points : Varela 3, Duque 3, Diaz 2, Gutierrez 1, Alvarez 1, Tovar 1, Gabuardi 1, Gutierrez 1.
The Nike Rose Classic Super Jam Basketball Thanksgiving Classic will take place November 26-27 at Norland Sr High School, 1193 NW 193rd St., Miami Gardens 33169.
Girls: Northeast, Flanagan, Word of Life Christian Academy of Virginia, IMG Academy of Bradenton, Miami Christian School, Next Academy of Canada, Somerset of Homestead, Lourdes, Mater Lakes Academy, Jones of Orlando, Archbishop McCarthy, Norland. Boys: Center, Norland.
The 44th Annual Highlands Christian Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament takes place December 2-4 at 501 NE 48th St. in Pompano Beach.
The 44th version, partially sponsored by Under Armor and BSN Sports, features solid ground including West Palm Beach-Berean Christian, Cardinal Gibbons, Highlands Christian, Jupiter Christian, Pine Crest, Boca Raton-Saint John Paul II, Boca Raton-St Andrew’s, Saint Thomas Aquinas.
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Roundup compiled by Jim Varsallone
jvarsallone @ miamiherald.com
This story was originally published November 23, 2021 at 3:53 am.