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Girls soccer: Olympic Heights earns 11th victory

Skylar Deutch scored a hat trick, leading the Olympic Heights girls soccer team to an 8-0 rout of Inlet Grove on Friday night in Riviera Beach. Sydney Durrance added two goals and an assist and Victoria Barreto earned her 12th shutout and scored on a penalty kick for the Lions (11-2-2). Oxbridge Academy 5, Cardinal Newman 0: Allison Breed scored two goals and Lizzie Spears, Camryn Socha and Hannah...

Boys basketball: No. 4 Suncoast tops No. 8 Palm Beach Lakes

Miclenby Geffrard scored 15 points, leading the fourth-ranked Suncoast boys basketball team to a 56-50 victory over eighth-ranked Palm Beach Lakes on Friday night in Riviera Beach. Isaiah Eden added 10 points and Samuel Rolle contributed five points, eight assists and eight rebounds for the Chargers (7-0). Lake Worth 67, No. 9 Spanish River 55: Avery Brooks had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Marques Spann...

Girls basketball: No. 2 Oxbridge Academy rolls to victory

Alexa Zaph made four 3-pointers and scored 25 points, leading the second-ranked Oxbridge Academy girls basketball team to a 68-40 rout of Southwest Ranches-Archbishop McCarthy on Friday night in West Palm Beach. Aaliyah Stanley added 11 points for the Thunderwolves (8-3). No. 9 Grandview Prep 49, Pinecrest-Gulliver Prep 38: Scarlett Anosier had 21 points and 11 rebounds, Alexis Romer added 11 points...

Boys soccer: Royal Palm Beach tops Lake Worth

Brando Marcus and Rick Chrysotome each scored a goal, helping the Royal Palm Beach boys soccer team edge Lake Worth 2-1 on Friday night in Royal Palm Beach. Matt Jachim had five saves for the Wildcats (9-3-2). John I. Leonard 4, Park Vista 1: Christopher Diaz and Victor Garcia each had a goal and an assist as the Lancers (10-0) defeated the Cobras (4-2-2) in Greenacres. Suncoast 3, Oxbridge Academy...
Season highlight include new playoff formats and Forest Hill rebirth

Season highlight include new playoff formats and Forest Hill rebirth

The 2017 football season came to a close last weekend, and it was a good one for many Palm Beach County teams. Thirteen area teams made the postseason in the first year of a new playoff format instituted by the Florida High School Athletic Association. Seven of them won at least one playoff game, while two played for state championships. Oxbridge Academy and Atlantic both traveled to Orlando last...
Panthers' Thomas Davis donates $15K for high school state championship rings

Panthers' Thomas Davis donates $15K for high school state championship rings

Carolina Panthers defensive linebacker Thomas Davis has made a huge donation to help the Harding University High School football team get its players and coaches championship rings. Davis confirmed he donated $15,000 to the team in a tweet to WSOC-TV anchor John Paul. The football team finished its 14-1 season with a 30-22 win over Scotland County in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association...

Boys basketball: No. 3 Wellington improves to 6-0

Bryan Williams made four 3-pointers and scored 16 points, leading the third-ranked Wellington boys basketball team to a 65-30 rout of Pahokee on Thursday night in Pahokee. Jonathan Philistin added 10 points, Sean Smith contributed eight points and Nicholas Toledo had six assists for the Wolverines (6-0). Boca Raton Christian 62, Village Academy 59: Brandon Brivio had 22 points and nine rebounds and...

Boys soccer: King’s Academy tops Benjamin

Adrian Boettger scored two goals, helping the King’s Academy boys soccer team edge Benjamin 2-1 on Thursday in West Palm Beach. Justin Rothberg had an assist for the Lions (5-3). American Heritage 8, Pahokee 0: Riley Ferch scored four goals and Alex Guichard added two goals as the Stallions routed the Blue Devils in Delray Beach. Coconut Creek-Monarch 3, Spanish River 1: Greg Boko scored the...

Girls soccer: Dwyer shuts down Forest Hill

Haley Barac and Ana Pfalz each scored a goal, leading the Dwyer girls soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Forest Hill on Thursday night in Palm Beach Gardens. Maggie Odom had three saves to earn the shutout for the Panthers (7-3). St. John Paul 3, King’s Academy 0: Grace Rayner had a goal and an assist and Isabel Sasso and Erika Dagher each added a goal to lift the Eagles (9-2) over the Lions...

Girls basketball: No. 1 PB Lakes routs No. 5 West Boca

Britney Wilcox had 22 points and eight rebounds, leading the Palm Beach Lakes girls basketball team to an 89-56 rout of West Boca Raton in a battle of ranked teams Thursday night in West Palm Beach. Remi Halyard added 17 points and nine rebounds, and Sh’naya Anderson contributed 15 points and six rebounds for the top-ranked Rams (8-0) The fifth-ranked Bulls suffered their first loss, dropping...
Seminole Ridge baseball player hosts derby to raise money

Seminole Ridge baseball player hosts derby to raise money

Nick Healton didn’t know if he would be physically able to play baseball anymore. Then a freshman at Seminole Ridge, Healton was diagnosed with Osteochrondritis dissecans, a joint disorder, and would need surgery to fix his right elbow. After having surgery to replace the bone and cartilage with grafts from his knee, he needed surgery to do the same with his left elbow. “There was probably...

Girls soccer: Wellington improves to 8-1-1

Lauryn Auger scored two goals, leading the Wellington girls soccer team to a 4-0 shutout of Seminole Ridge on Wednesday night in Loxahatchee. Sam Jenkins and Abby Bryant each added a goal for the Wolverines (8-1-1). West Boca Raton 3, Fort Lauderdale-Boyd Anderson 0: Alexa O’Brien had two goals and an assist and Trinity Wheeler and Julia Wheeler combined for the shutout as the Bulls (10-1) won...

Boys soccer: John I. Leonard improves to 9-0

Regner Guillen scored two goals, helping the John I. Leonard boys soccer team remain undefeated with a 3-0 shutout of Santaluces on Wednesday night in Lantana. Victor Garcia added another goal for the Lancers, who improved to 9-0 on the season. Spanish River 6, Saint John Paul II 1: Greg Boko and Daniel Molina each scored two goals as the Sharks handled the Eagles in Boca Raton.

Girls basketball: No. 2 Oxbridge Academy earns win

Nashani Gilbert-Taylor scored 16 points, leading the second-ranked Oxbridge Academy girls basketball team to a 65-51 victory over Fort Pierce Central on Wednesday night in West Palm Beach. Kaylon Smith contributed 14 points for the ThunderWolves (7-3). Palm Beach Central 59, Royal Palm Beach 12: Jasmine Malone had 18 points and six rebounds and Yoslene Quiles added 18 and six steals, leading the Broncos...

Boys basketball: St. Andrew’s improves to 6-1

Marcus Pelissier scored 22 points, leading the St. Andrew’s boys basketball team to a 75-60 victory over Somerset Canyons on Wednesday night in Boca Raton. Jackson Kennedy added 19 points and six rebounds for the Scots (6-1). Boca Raton 77, West Boca Raton 39: Cade Long scored 25 points to lead the Bobcats over the Bulls in Boca Raton. Inlet Grove 76, South Fork 63: Dante Moses had 18 points...

Boys soccer: Spanish River ties Suncoast

Emily Spitzberg scored a goal as the Spanish River boys soccer team tied Suncoast 1-1 on Tuesday in Boca Raton. The Sharks are 6-2-2 on the season. Inlet Grove 3, Lake Worth Christian 2: Nick Adolphy scored two goals, James Berry had six saves and A.J. Rodriguez had three saves, but the Defenders fell to the Hurricanes in Riviera Beach. Glades Day 4, Jupiter Christian 2: Rett Lohmann and Alex Acosta...

Girls soccer: Jupiter coasts to victory

Brielle Pearce scored a hat trick, leading the Jupiter girls soccer team to a 9-0 rout of Palm Beach Lakes on Tuesday night in Jupiter. Soleil Lussier, Julia Cain and Sydney Wiebel each added a goal and Cain and Sophia Flores combined for the shutout for the Warriors (7-2). Olympic Heights 6, Coral Springs Christian 0: Sydney Durrance had two goals and three assists, Eva Giordano added a goal and...

Girls basketball: Howell leads No. 6 Santaluces

Whitney Howell had 26 points and 30 rebounds, leading the sixth-ranked Santaluces girls basketball team to a 70-35 rout of Atlantic on Tuesday night in Lantana. Heaven Sanders added 22 points for the Chief (7-2). No. 7 Benjamin 75, Fort Pierce-John Carroll 33: Emma Laszewski led all scorers with 23 points and six rebounds, Anise Williams added 15 points and Deborrah Redmon contributed 11 points and...
No. 4 Suncoast boys improve to 6-0

No. 4 Suncoast boys improve to 6-0

The Suncoast boys basketball team continued its fast start Tuesday night, overwhelming Lincoln Park Academy 61-19. The fourth-ranked Chargers improved to 6-0 overall with the win and 3-0 in District 15-6A. The Greyhounds fell to 0-7 and 0-2. Miclenby Geffrard led all scorers with 11 points, while Maximus Fulton-Durrant added nine and Isaiah Edden and Evan Stinson each had eight for Suncoast, which...

Boys Basketball: St. Andrew’s, Jupiter Christian post wins

St. Andrew’s 74, Fort Lauderdale-Pine Crest 71 (3OT): Jammy Pierre-Louis had 28 points and four assists and Marcus Pelissier added 24 points and three assists as the Scots (5-1) got past the Panthers in a triple-overtime game in Boca Raton. Jupiter Christian 73, Lake Worth Christian 37: Gethro Germinal scored 21 points, Gedeon Germinal added 17 points and Dion Fernander contributed 16 points...

Girls Basketball: Wellington, Grandview Prep, Seminole Ridge win

No. 8 Wellington 51, Palm Beach Gardens 46: Sydney Jones scored 15 points and Mia Jones added 10 points as the Wolverines (7-2) got past the Gators in Palm Beach Gardens. Kiera Brown scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Gators. No. 9 Grandview Prep 51, Yeshiva 30: Alexis Romer scored 11 points, had eight assists and grabbed seven steals, Scarlett AnosIer added 10 points and 10 rebounds...

Boys Soccer: John I. Leonard, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth post wins

John I. Leonard 4, Royal Palm Beach 3: Louis Molina had two goals and Regner Guillen added one goal and one assist as the Lancers (8-0) stayed perfect with a win over the Wildcats in Greenacres. Boynton Beach 8, Pompano Beach-Blanche Ely 0: Cedrick Decious had a hat trick, Schneider Azor had three assists and goalie Giovanni Jean earned his first shutout of the season in a matchup of Tigers in Boynton...

Girls Soccer: West Boca, Wellington, Dwyer post victories

West Boca Raton 9, Fort Lauderdale-Dillard 0: Alexa O’Brien scored a hat trick, Emily Thill added two goals and two assists, and Sophia Labow contributed two goals as the Bulls (9-1) overpowered the Panthers in Boca Raton. Wellington 10, Glades Central 0: Abby Bryan and Megan Miserendino each scored a hat trick as the Wolverines (9-1-1) blanked the Raiders in a matchup called at halftime in...
Atlantic offense falters in state championship game

Atlantic offense falters in state championship game

Atlantic’s fifth attempt to win a state football championship faltered Saturday night in chilly Orlando. The Eagles couldn’t get their offense untracked against Orlando-Dr. Phillips, and fell 17-7 in the Class 8A title game at Camping World Stadium. The championship followed a runner-up performance in last year’s state title game for the Panthers, who finished 13-2. Atlantic, bidding...
Atlantic falls to Dr. Phillips in Class 8A state title game

Atlantic falls to Dr. Phillips in Class 8A state title game

Atlantic will have to wait at least one more year to bring a championship trophy back to Delray Beach. The Eagles fell to Orlando-Dr. Phillips 17-7 in the Class 8A state title game at Camping World Stadium Saturday night, struggling to do much on offense throughout the game. Atlantic finished the season 12-2. “We just couldn’t protect that well,” Eagles coach T.J. Jackson said. &ldquo...
Oxbridge QB Gio Richardson a valiant leader in state-final defeat

Oxbridge QB Gio Richardson a valiant leader in state-final defeat

In the postgame handshake line, a Hollywood-Chaminade Madonna coach grabbed Gio Richardson’s hand and told him, “You’re a leader.” It would have been the cherry on top of the figurative sundae if the junior quarterback heard that after leading his team to a state title. But Saturday, he had to settle for it being a consolation. He and Oxbridge Academy lost the Class 3A...
Oxbridge falls in state final on last-second Chaminade Madonna FG

Oxbridge falls in state final on last-second Chaminade Madonna FG

The matchup everyone expected in the Class 3A state championship game Saturday afternoon lived up to the hype. Heavyweights Oxbridge Academy and Hollywood-Chaminade Madonna battled for four quarters at chilly Camping World Stadium, with the result coming down to a 19-yard Daniel Longman field goal with four seconds remaining, lifting the Lions to a 31-28 win. Chaminade Madonna claimed its third state...

Boys soccer: Clewiston, Leonard notch wins

Clewiston 9, Glades Day 1: Rett Lohmann scored the only goal for the Gators (2-3-1) as they fell to the Tigers in Belle Glade. John I. Leonard 6, Cardinal Newman 1: Regner Guillen scored two goals and goalie Bernardo Cruz grabbed three saves as the Lancers (7-0) handled the Crusaders in West Palm Beach. Palm Beach Lakes 4, Dreyfoos 2: Zachary Stoloff and Jack Talkington each scored a goal but the...

High school girls basketball: Seminole Ridge, King’s Academy victorious

Seminole Ridge 55, Berean Christian 52: Jahnae Midget had 21 points and eight rebounds and three assists, Lynzie Smikle added 11 points and 15 rebounds and Aneeshae Cason contributed 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the Hawks (2-4) defeated the Bulldogs. Jenna Brannon and Alex Doege each scored 17 points for Berean. King’s Academy 46, Pompano Beach-Highland’s Christian 32:...

High school boys basketball: Wellington, Central post wins

Palm Beach Central 62, Jupiter 52: The Broncos defeated the Warriors in Jupiter. Wellington 72, John I. Leonard 54: Jonathan Philistin had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Linton Brown added 15 points as the Wolverines (4-0) stayed perfect handling the Lancers in Wellington. Coral Springs Charter 58, St. Andrew’s 44: Jammy Pierre-Louis had 19 points, including four three-pointers but the Scots...
Oxbridge faces familiar foe in state football championship

Oxbridge faces familiar foe in state football championship

Hollywood-Chaminade Madonna is unlike any other opponent that Oxbridge Academy has faced during the postseason. For starters, the Lions already have played the ThunderWolves in the playoffs — twice — with a third meeting set for 10 a.m. Saturday in the Class 3A state title game at Camping World Stadium. The teams split their previous two matchups, with Oxbridge (10-1) winning a regional...
Atlantic’s defensive front four leads way to state title game

Atlantic’s defensive front four leads way to state title game

Things could have gotten out of hand for Atlantic High at the start of the Class 8A state semifinal football game Dec. 1. Miami High had scored on its first drive, picked off an Atlantic pass in the end zone and was beginning its second trip down the field. That’s when Atlantic senior defensive end Alex Jean-Mary intercepted a screen pass and returned it to the Miami 5-yard line. His interception...

Boys soccer: Trinity Christian, Heritage among winners

Santaluces 2, Dreyfoos 1: The Chiefs (3-3-1) downed the Jaguars in a Wednesday matchup in Lantana. Trinity Christian 9, Coral Springs Christian 1: Naisier Gunipa scored two goals and had one assist, and Rogeni Decaster added a goal and two assists as the Warriors (4-2-1) handled the Crusaders in West Palm Beach. American Heritage 5, Benjamin 0: Doug Phillips scored a hat trick, Riley Ferch and Alex...

Girls basketball: Oxbridge, Lake Worth Christian and West Boca win

West Boca Raton 65, Olympic Heights 3: The Bulls (4-0) set down the Lions in Boca Raton. Lake Worth Christian 55, American Heritage 21: Jillian Schenck had 17 points, Jodibeth Elardo scored 12 points and Destiny McGrew contributed 11 points as the Defenders downed the Stallions (0-4) in Delray Beach. Lee Tirosh scored 11 points for American Heritage. Oxbridge Academy 64, King’s Academy 22: Alexa...

Boys basketball: Dreyfoos, Benjamin St. John Paul II grab wins

Dreyfoos 59, Hobe Sound-The Pine School 27: Caleb Holzhauer had 11 points, Amare Davis added nine points and Lance Carter contributed seven points as the Jaguars (1-2) handled the Knights in West Palm Beach. St. John Paul II Academy 83, West Boca Raton 58: Nick Fischer had 25 points and five assists, David Curlee added 15 points to go with 10 assists, and Kobe Opoku contributed 13 points and grabbed...
Atlantic, Oxbridge to play for state championships

Atlantic, Oxbridge to play for state championships

After its come-from-behind win over Miami High last week, Atlantic joined Oxbridge Academy as Palm Beach County’s representatives in the Florida High School Athletic Association’s state football championships. The Eagles will play Orlando-Dr. Phillips Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Class 8A title game, while the ThunderWolves face Hollywood-Chaminade Madonna at 10 a.m. in the Class 3A championship...

Girls Soccer: Boca, Cardinal Newman grab shutout wins

Boca Raton 6, Coral Springs 0: Quinn Knapp scored two goals and had two assists, Alex Baxley, Courtney Hughes, Arielle Silvester and Peyton Browne contributed one goal each, and goalie Jane Nordhagen earned the shutout as the Bobcats (7-1) beat the Colts in Coral Springs. Cardinal Newman 8, John I. Leonard 0: Anna Severtson scored a hat trick, Morgan Sousa and Rebekah Brawley added two goals each...

Girls Basketball: Jupiter wins to up record to 5-1

Jupiter 60, South Fork 34: Megan McCants scored 14 points and Veronica Edward added 10 points as the Warriors (5-1) defeated the Bulldogs at home. LATE TUESDAY Grandview Prep 44, St. Andrew’s 40: Danielle Montelbano scored 17 points with seven steals, and Alexis Romer added 15 points and six assists, as the Pride edged the Scots in Boca Raton. Nicole Whittaker led the Scots with 18 points. Palm...

Boys Basketball: Suncoast remains undefeated

Suncoast 56, Port St. Lucie 43: Makaye Boles scored 14 points and grabbed four rebounds, and Samuel Rolle added seven points and nine assists, as the Chargers (4-0) defeated the Jaguars in Riviera Beach. Daniel King scored 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Jaguars. LATE TUESDAY Grandview Prep 78, Elite Academy 55: Nadav Naim scored a game-high 38 points, and Cross Tratatas added 16 points and eight...

Boys Soccer: Benjamin, Atlantic, King’s Academy post victories

Benjamin 2, Cardinal Newman 1: Caine Lukas and Christian Baldari each scored a goal for the Buccaneers (3-1-0), as they defeated the Crusaders in West Palm Beach. Atlantic 3, Deerfield Beach 1: John Nalus scored two goals, Kai Cheslack added one more and had one assist, and Rodrigo Albayeros also had one assist as the Eagles (5-1-0) defeated the Bucks in Delray Beach. King’s Academy 6, Pahokee...

Girls Soccer: Dwyer, Cardinal Newman, Boca Raton win

Dwyer 3, Benjamin 2: Lexi Bolton scored two goals, Haley Barac added one and Lily Gallagher had two assists as the Panthers got past the Buccaneers in Palm Beach Gardens. Cardinal Newman 3, King’s Academy 1: Jennifer Jacobs scored three goals and Rebekah Brawley had one assist, leading the Crusaders over the Lions in West Palm Beach Boca Raton 4, Monarch 0: Pia Beaulieu scored two goals, and...

Girls Basketball: Park Vista, King’s Academy, Lake Worth Christian win

Park Vista 48, John I. Leonard 42: Cayla Polsky had 22 points and five rebounds, Brooke Bogatz added 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds and seven steals and Jasmine Morales had seven rebounds as the Cobras (3-2) defeated the Lancers in Boynton Beach. King’s Academy 52, Glades Central 33: Isabel Albert scored 16 points and Haley Gantt had a triple-double with 14 rebounds, 12 blocks, and 10 points...
Boys basketball: Palm Beach Lakes uses big second half to coast to win

Boys basketball: Palm Beach Lakes uses big second half to coast to win

Palm Beach Lakes lost most of its starting lineup to graduation. But those who have stepped into lead roles this year are doing just fine. Denzel Robinson scored a game-high 21 points, and Giancarlo Rosado added 16 to lead Palm Beach Lakes to a 74-49 boys basketball victory over host Palm Beach Gardens Tuesday night. Sheldon Edwards pitched in 15 points for the Rams (2-2), who posted a big second...

Boys Basketball: Grandview Prep wins to boost record to 3-1

Grandview Prep 55, Coral Springs Christian 34: Nadav Nadim led with 22 points and seven assists, and Chance Donovan added 12 points with 15 rebounds as the Pride (3-1) defeated the Crusaders in Coral Springs.

Boys Soccer: Lake Worth, Royal Palm Beach, Palm Beach Central win

Lake Worth 3, Wellington 2: LaShawn Brown, Javier Cabrera and Rivol Djeph-Billy each scored a goal as the Trojans (4-0-1) edged the Wolverines in Wellington. Royal Palm Beach 4, Glades Central 0: Vicente DeBrito scored one goal with one assist, and Reggie Pierre also had a goal, as the Wildcats (5-2-1) handled the Raiders at home. Palm Beach Central 3, Dreyfoos 2: Zachary Stoloff and Louis DiRienzo...

Girls Soccer: Wellington, Lake Worth Christian remain unbeaten

Wellington 9, Lake Worth 0: Abby Bryan scored three goals, Gracie Langsom added two goals and Samantha Jenkins contributed one goal as the Wolverines (6-0-1) shut out the Trojans in Wellington. Lake Worth Christian 5, Berean Christian 0: Angelina Lofranco and Emma Dipauli each scored a goal as the Defenders (9-0) held off the Bulldogs in Boynton Beach. Olympic Heights 7, Dillard 0: Skylar Deutch and...

Girls basketball: Palm Beach Gardens, Wellington, Palm Beach Lakes win

Palm Beach Gardens 50, John I. Leonard 13: Halle Patrick led the Gators with 11 points and two steals, and Kiera Brown was four points shy of a quadruple double with 10 points, 10 rebounds, 10 steals and six assists, as the Gators routed the Lancers in Palm Beach Gardens. Wellington 62, Jupiter 35: Sydney Jones had 17 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, and Jill Duncan added 11 points and eight assists...
Benjamin QB Travis named Player of Year at Lou Groza banquet

Benjamin QB Travis named Player of Year at Lou Groza banquet

Jordan Travis is used to playing in big football games. Public speaking is another thing. He had to do the latter Monday night after being named the Palm Beach County High School Player of the Year at the Lou Groza Awards Banquet at the Kravis Center. “Extremely nervous, for sure,” Travis said. “Saw all those people out there. I did not know there were that many. “The speech...
Palm Beach Lakes, Dwyer earn Kreul Classic victories

Palm Beach Lakes, Dwyer earn Kreul Classic victories

The Palm Beach Lakes boys basketball team advanced all the way to the Class 8A state semifinals back in March before falling to Tallahassee-Lincoln. But gone off that 25-4 squad are four starters, including leading scorer Lavorris Givins. Ty Hands is coach Lorenzo Hands’ only returning starter on a 2017-18 roster that includes just two seniors. On Saturday, the young Rams took a big step toward...
Atlantic earns berth in state championship game

Atlantic earns berth in state championship game

Henry Bryant is 5-foot-11 and 280 pounds. When he gets moving, watch out. The sophomore part-time running back, part-time defensive tackle got his legs moving, and he punched in the dramatic, late fourth-quarter touchdown that gave Atlantic a come-from-behind 28-21 victory over Miami High in the Class 8A state semifinals Friday night. The win earns Atlantic its first state championship berth since...

Girls soccer: Jupiter improves to 6-1 with rout

Cassandra Deka and Ashley Hearn scored two goals apiece, leading the Jupiter girls soccer team to an 8-1 rout of Cardinal Newman on Friday night in West Palm Beach. Soleil Lussier also scored a goal for the Warriors (6-1). Oxbridge Academy 8, Pahokee 0: Allison Breed scored four goals and Cameron Socha had three assists as the Thunderwolves coasted past the Blue Devils in West Palm Beach. West Boca...

Boys soccer: Lake Worth shuts down Dreyfoos

Bill Joseph and Rivol Deph-Billy each scored a goal, leading the Lake Worth boys soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Dreyfoos on Friday night in Lake Worth. With the victory, the Trojans improved to 3-0-1 on the season. Atlantic 8, Lake Worth Christian 0: Rigenson Noel, Fares Awad, Sumeet Jena and Wienter Chery all scored goals and Wadley Medalcy eacrned the shutout as the Eagles routed the Defenders...

Boys basketball: Andrews leads Suncoast to victory

Torrin Andrews scored 15 points, leading the Suncoast boys basketball team to a 64-48 victory over Jupiter on Friday night in Riviera Beach. Chrisnel Francois added 12 points for the Chargers (2-0). Caleb McClain scored 10 points for the Warriors. Forest Hill 66, Coconut Creek 56: Tristan Stephens had 22 points and 12 rebounds and Mehki Millender added 14 points and six assists as the Falcons (2-0)...

Girls basketball: Warriors improve to 4-0 on the season

Megan McCants scored 28 points, leading the undefeated Jupiter girls basketball team to a 63-28 rout of Park Vista on Friday night in Jupiter. Orla Walsh added 10 more points for the Warriors (4-0). King’s Academy 34, Berean Christian 29: Arantza Guiterrez scored nine points, Haley Gantt added eight points and 14 rebounds and Alexis Hobbs contributed eight points, as the Lions (4-0) got past...

Girls soccer: Spanish River earns fifth victory

Kayla Chandler scored four goals, for a total of nine this week, leading the Spanish River girls soccer team to a 9-0 rout of Atlantic on Thursday night. The Sharks improved to 5-1-2 on the season after the match was called at halftime. Olympic Heights 12, Miami Beach-RASG Hebrew Academy 0: Victoria Barreto earned her seventh shutout and nine different players scored a goal as the Lions (5-1-2) rolled...

Boys soccer: Atlantic shuts down Spanish River

Rodrigo Albayero scored the lone goal as the Atlantic boys soccer team shut out Spanish River 1-0 on Thursday night in Boca Raton. Alex Cortese earned the shutout in goal for the Eagles (3-1-0). Benjamin 3, Oxbridge Academy 0: David Hall had four saves, but the ThunderWolves (1-1-1) fell to the Buccaneers on Wednesday in Palm Beach Gardens. Berean Christian 8, Atlantic Christian 0: Caleb Wells had...

Boys basketball: Lake Worth rolls to victory

Avery Brooks had 26 points and 12 rebounds, leading the Lake Worth boys basketball team to an 82-40 rout of American Heritage on ?Thursday night in Lake Worth. Jay Meador made five 3-pointers and had 18 points and four assists, and Marques Spann added 11 points and 10 rebounds, seven assists for the Trojans (2-0). Palm Beach Central 61, Glades Central 45: Gyvicht Geneus led in scoring with 27 points...
Girls basketball: Wellington handles John I. Leonard

Girls basketball: Wellington handles John I. Leonard

The Wellington girls basketball team took some time heating up Thursday night, but luckily for the Wolverines, they didn’t need many points. The Wolverines dominated defensively, as Wellington (3-2, 2-0 District 9-9A) took down John I. Leonard (4-3, 0-2) 54-24, using a tight defensive press to limit the Lancers’ scoring opportunities. “Just something we try to get going early,&rdquo...
Atlantic looking for first berth in state final since 1978

Atlantic looking for first berth in state final since 1978

Atlantic broke one streak last week with its 35-22 win over Davie-Western in a Class 8A regional football final. On Friday, the Eagles can snap another by beating Miami High in the state semifinals. Atlantic (11-1) makes its first state semifinal appearance since 2001, and would earn its first berth in a state championship game since 1978 with a win over the surprising Stingarees (11-1). “We&rsquo...
Will Atlantic make state football championship game? Writers picks

Will Atlantic make state football championship game? Writers picks

Two Palm Beach County football teams remain in state title contention after winning their third-round postseason games Friday. Atlantic defeated Davie-Western to move to the Class 8A state semifinals, while Oxbridge Academy earned a berth in the Class 3A state championship game Dec. 9 in Orlando with a shutout of FSU University School. The ThunderWolves get a week off to prepare, but the Eagles have...

Basketball: Grandview Prep boys top Glades Day

Cross Pratapo made seven 3-pointers and scored 34 points, helping the Grandview Prep boys basketball team edge Glades Day 64-63 on Wednesday night in Belle Glade. David Yudien added 15 points for the Pride (2-0). A.J. McPhee made three 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead Glades Day (0-2). Benjamin 67, Jupiter Christian 60: Ben Lubarsky scored 24 points, Jordan Travis added 15 and Kaiir Elam contributed...

Soccer: John I. Leonard improves to 3-0

Juan Cardoza and David Molena each scored a goal, leding the undefeated John I. Leonard boys soccer team to a 3-1 victory over Boca Raton on Wednesday night in Greenacres. With the victory, the Lancers improved to 3-0 on the season. Benjamin 3, Oxbridge Academy 0: Nicolas Betchold scored two goals, Cameron Murphy added a goal and Zander Valentini had four saves as the Buccaneers (2-1-0) shut down...
Quarterback’s play key to Atlantic’s bid for state final berth

Quarterback’s play key to Atlantic’s bid for state final berth

Antoine Williams had an inauspicious start as Atlantic’s quarterback. Williams, who transferred from Seminole Ridge in the offseason, began the year as the Eagles’ quarterback against Palm Beach Central. In his first game, he threw four interceptions as the Broncos escaped with a 14-13 win. Atlantic hasn’t lost since, and now the Eagles are one game away from a berth in the Class...

Girls Basketball: King’s Academy, John I. Leonard, Benjamin post wins

King’s Academy 52, Pompano Beach-Highlands Christian 18: Madison Lee had 12 points and Haley Gantt added 21 points, 10 blocks and 13 rebounds as the Lions (3-0) defeated the Knights in West Palm Beach. John I. Leonard 56, Boynton Beach 38: Zaida Gonzalez had 20 points, four rebounds, four assists and four steals, Aja Gregg had 13 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks, and Tecaria Glover had eight...

Girls Soccer: Wellington, Dwyer, Boca Raton post victories

Wellington 10, Pahokee 0: Samantha Jenkins scored two goals, Alli Rehr contributed four assists, Alexa Kovi kicked in a goal and goalie Lindsay Schindler earned her first shutout of the season as the Wolverines (4-0-1) blanked the Blue Devils in a matchup that ended two minutes before halftime in Wellington. Dwyer 2, Royal Palm Beach 0: Lexi Bolton scored both goals and goalie Maggie Odom grabbed...

Boys Soccer: American Heritage, Jupiter Christian post easy wins

American Heritage 7, King’s Academy 1: Alex Guichard scored a hat trick, Doug Phillips added two more goals and Nick Lodovico and Riley Ferch contributed one goal each as the Stallions (3-2) overpowered the Lions in West Palm Beach. Jupiter Christian 7, Lake Worth Christian 2: Caleb Cleveland and Johnny Izquierdo each scored two goals and Ben Barber, Bilu Golety and Nico Bonilla added one goal...
Boys Basketball:Atlantic, Jupiter, Palm Beach Central, Forest Hill win

Boys Basketball:Atlantic, Jupiter, Palm Beach Central, Forest Hill win

Atlantic’s season debut went pretty well Tuesday night. R.J. Duhart scored a game-high 20 points, and Rodwens Albert added 19 to lead the Eagles past the Wildcats 79-53 in a boys basketball contest at Royal Palm Beach High School. Liam Finneran pitched in 13 points for Atlantic, which has high hopes for the season following a district runner-up finish last year. The Eagles return most of the...

Boys Basketball: Lake Worth, Jupiter Christian win openers

Lake Worth 55, Somerset Canyons 44: Avery Brooks had a double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds, Marques Spann added 13 points, six rebounds and five steals and Jay Meador contributed 11 points and five assists as the Trojans tipped off the season by handling the Cougars in Lake Worth. Karl Jayseus scored 13 points and 11 rebounds in the loss. Jupiter Christian 83, Glades Day 43: Gethro Germinal...

Girls Basketball: Boca Raton, Jupiter, Wellington, Oxbridge post wins

Boca Raton 74, Park Vista 26: Kelsi Mingo scored 17 points and added seven steals, Audrey Ramsey had 16 points and five assists, Grace Alfieri contributed 13 points and Hannah Pratt had 10 rebounds to go with her 10 points as the Bobcats overpowered the Cobras in Boca Raton. Jupiter 42, John I. Leonard 24: Megan McCants had 11 points as the Warriors (1-0) defeated the Lancers (3-2) in Jupiter. Wellington...

Boys Soccer: King’s Academy, Boynton Beach, Atlantic post wins

King’s Academy 4, Royal Palm Beach 2: Dylan Shepherd kicked in a pair of goals, and Justin Rothberg and Will Champlin each added one goal as the Lions (2-2) doubled up on the Wildcats in West Palm Beach. Boynton Beach 3, Fort Lauderdale 0: Christian Alvarez, Cedrick Decious and Kymani King each kicked in a goal and goalie Benito Suppice earned his second shutout of the season as the Tigers (2-0-1)...

Girls Soccer: Wellington, West Boca, Olympic Heights notch shutouts

Wellington 4, Vero Beach 0: Samantha Jenkins scored two goals, sister Haley Jenkins and Erin Berlingo each added one goal and goalie Alexa Kovi earned her third shutout of the season as the Wolverines (3-0-1) defeated the Indians in Wellington. West Boca Raton 3, Lauderdale Lakes-Boyd Anderson 0: Kelsey Clark scored a hat trick and goalies Trinity King and Julia Wheeler combined for the shutout as...
Wellington boys basketball team expects success post-Trent Frazier

Wellington boys basketball team expects success post-Trent Frazier

There is no post-Trent Frazier era at Wellington. Though the Wolverines will tip off the 2017-18 boys basketball season this week without the two-time Palm Beach Post Player of the Year in the lineup, little has changed as far as preparation and perspective. “Nothing is different,” longtime head coach Matt Colin said. “Our team is prepared to play as hard as we did last year.&rdquo...

Girls basketball: Atlantic Christian routs Forest Hill

Britney Carver had 16 points and seven rebounds, leading the Atlantic Christian girls basketball team to a 49-18 rout Saturday of Forest Hill on Saturday in West Palm Beach. Chasity Lockhart added 10 points and seven steals for the Fighting Saints (3-1). With the loss, Forest Hill fell to 0-2 on the season. Benjamin 63, Wellington 61 (OT): Da’Mya Preston had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Anise...

Atlantic 35, Davie-Western 22: Eagles’ defense keys victory

Look out, Miami Hurricanes. There’s a new turnover chain in South Florida, and it’s getting plenty of work. Atlantic (11-1), whose chain has an eagle dangling at the bottom, had five interceptions in its 35-22 victory over Davie-Western (10-3) in the Class 8A regional finals in Delray Beach Friday night. The Eagles have not advanced past the regional finals since 2001, and lost in this...

Roundup: Pahokee falls in football playoffs

Pahokee’s bid to return to the Class 1A state championship game came up short Friday night, as the Blue Devils fell to Madison County 28-10 in the state semifinals in Madison. LaVonski Williams caught a 19-yard touchdown pass from Deante Nelson and Ezekial Hernandez added a 22-yard field goal, but the Blue Devils (8-3) couldn’t stop the Cowboys (13-0). Pahokee won the state championship...
Oxbridge 41, Tallahassee-FSUS 0: ThunderWolves advance to state final

Oxbridge 41, Tallahassee-FSUS 0: ThunderWolves advance to state final

In just three years, the Oxbridge Academy football program has gone from Florida High School Athletic Association newcomer to state finalist. The ThunderWolves earned their inaugural berth in a state football championship game Friday night, overwhelming Tallahassee-Florida State University School 41-0 in a Class 3A state semifinal. Gio Richardson threw for 193 yards and three touchdowns, and Oxbridge&rsquo...
Oxbridge Academy looks to continue memorable season

Oxbridge Academy looks to continue memorable season

In just its third season of Florida High School Athletic Association state series competition, the Oxbridge Academy football team is on the brink of making history — the good kind. The ThunderWolves host Tallahassee-Florida State University tonight in a Class 3A state semifinal, with the winner advancing to the state championship game Dec. 9 in Orlando. Oxbridge hasn’t played for a state...
Pahokee hopes to bring home victory following long trip

Pahokee hopes to bring home victory following long trip

Don’t check the record books, but this Pahokee team has been here before. The Blue Devils, last year’s Class 1A champions in memory but not in name, are one game from getting back to Camping World Stadium, where they beat Baker for the title last year. The Florida High School Athletic Association ruled that Pahokee used an ineligible player last season, resulting in the Blue Devils having...
Three Palm Beach County teams look to stay alive in state playoffs

Three Palm Beach County teams look to stay alive in state playoffs

Three Palm Beach County teams remain in the state football playoffs following wins last week. Pahokee (Class 1A), Oxbridge Academy (Class 3A) and Atlantic (Class 8A) will continue their bids for state titles Friday. The Blue Devils travel to Madison County, and the ThunderWolves host Tallahassee-Florida State University in state semifinal matchups. The Eagles host Davie-Western in a regional championship...

Soccer: King’s Academy boys edge Trinity Christian

Adrian Boettger scored a hat trick, leading the King’s Academy boys soccer team to a 3-2 victory over Trinity Christian on Tuesday night in Lake Worth. Giancarlo Chinchilla added two assists for the Lions (1-2). Boca Raton Christian 5, Somerset Canyons 1: Joao Conceicao and Stefan Kneffel each scored two goals and Kyle McSweeney added an assist as the Blazers (2-1) defeated the Cougars late...

Girls basketball: Lake Worth rolls over Royal Palm Beach

Kayleigh Taylor had 15 points, four steals, and two assists, leading the Lake Worth girls basketball team to a 51-15 rout of Royal Palm Beach on Tuesday night in Lake Worth. Recilia Nonombre added 11 points, five steals and six assists and Markadala Theophile contributed 10 points for the Trojans (1-1). John I. Leonard 56, Village Academy 23: Aja Gregg had 16 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks, leading...

Girls Soccer: West Boca Raton, Olympic Heights post victories

West Boca Raton 8, Fort Lauderdale-Dillard 0: Kelsey Clark scored four goals and one assist, Emily Thill added two goals and an assist, and goalies Trinity King and Julia Wheeler combined for the shutout as the Bulls (3-1) blanked the Panthers in Fort Lauderdale. Olympic Heights 6, Fort Lauderdale-Northeast 1: Skylar Deutch and Sydney Durrance each had two goals and one assist as the Lions (3-1-2)...

Girls basketball: Santaluces, Benjamin, Cardinal Newman win openers

Santaluces 62, Seminole Ridge 44: Emiah Downie had 17 points, Brittany Powell added 14 and Whitney Howell contributed 13 as the Chiefs (1-0) defeated the Hawks in the season opener. Jahnae Midget had 19 points and Aneeshae Cason added 12 for Seminole Ridge. Benjamin 47, Lake Worth 24: Deborrah Redmon had 11 points and grabbed six steals, Devyn Dyett added 10 points, and Da’Mya Preston contributed...
Oxbridge still ‘angry’ over title-game loss

Oxbridge still ‘angry’ over title-game loss

Last season ended with lots of tears for Oxbridge Academy. The ThunderWolves, a young team with only one senior, went to Lakeland for the state playoffs, took a 14-point lead into the fourth quarter of the Class 5A state semifinal - and blew it. Oxbridge went scoreless for the entire final quarter, then lost the game in overtime. After a game like that, there are two options: You can try to move past...
Palm Beach Gardens falls in state volleyball final

Palm Beach Gardens falls in state volleyball final

The breakout season for the Palm Beach Gardens volleyball team came to a close in the very last game of the varsity volleyball season in Florida. The Gators started strong against the nationally-ranked and undefeated West Orange Warriors from Winter Garden, but after dropping a close first set, they could not keep pace and were swept 25-23, 25-20, 27-25 in the Class 9A state final. “Tonight...

Pahokee 42, Frostproof 28: Blue Devils advance to state semifinals

With Pahokee clinging to a 28-21 lead over Frostproof early in the fourth quarter, Leroy Love said he was “praying” for the underdog Bulldogs to kick the ball to him. Prayer answered. Love needed only 11 seconds to give Pahokee some breathing room, returning the kickoff 79 yards for a touchdown to help the Blue Devils turn back the Bulldogs 42-28 in a Class 1A regional final Friday night...

Davie-Western 14, PB Central 12: Broncos can’t hold fourth-quarter lead

Days, weeks, maybe even months from now, Palm Beach Central players, coaches and fans likely will still be scratching their heads, wondering how the Broncos lost Friday night. The visiting Davie-Western Wildcats, unable to do much of anything on offense against a stout Palm Beach Central defense for three quarters, staged a stunning fourth-quarter rally to defeat the Broncos 14-12 in a Class 8A regional...
Atlantic 14, Park Vista 7: Eagles’ defense keys victory over Cobras

Atlantic 14, Park Vista 7: Eagles’ defense keys victory over Cobras

With his teammates struggling on offense, Atlantic senior kick returner Oyeh Lurry-Davis knew he had to step up when the ball came his way. “If we don’t score on offense, we gotta score some way,” Lurry-Davis said after several big kick returns — including one nearly returned for a touchdown — in Atlantic’s 14-7 win over Park Vista. Atlantic will play Davie-Western...

Doral 6, Dwyer 5: Panthers drop heartbreaker

The two teams shook hands, and then the only sounds left were the Doral Academy Firebirds celebrating and the muffled sobs from the Dwyer huddle. It took a few minutes for the Panthers to collect themselves and for their coaches to address them. Dwyer coach Jack Daniels took time to try to console some of the most visibly upset players, then he spoke to his team following its 6-5 loss to Doral in...
Oxbridge Academy 32, Melbourne Central Catholic 7: ThunderWolves roll

Oxbridge Academy 32, Melbourne Central Catholic 7: ThunderWolves roll

Oxbridge Academy’s hustle and defensive muscle were too much for Melbourne Central Catholic in Friday night’s Class 3A regional championship game. Gio Richardson threw for 166 yards and two touchdown passes, and the ThunderWolves’ defense dominated — again — in a 32-7 victory at William H. Pitt Stadium. With the win, Oxbridge earned its first berth in the state semifinals...

Boys soccer: Spanish River tops American Heritage

Greg Aronstam and Alex Martinez each scored a goal, helping the Spanish River boys soccer team edge American Heritage 2-1 on Friday night in Boca Raton. Nick Tucker had five saves in goal for the Sharks (3-2). John I. Leonard 1, Dreyfoos 0: Mario Ponce scored the lone goal as the Lancers (2-0) got past the Jaguars in Greenacres. Palm Beach Lakes 7, Seminole Ridge 1: Wilmer Romero had two goals and...

Girls soccer: Jupiter improves to 5-0

Lily Ganelli had a hat trick and two assists, leading the Jupiter girls soccer team to an 8-0 rout of Fort Pierce Central on Friday in Jupiter. Brielle Pearce added two goals and two assists and Julia Cain earned her fourth shutout for Jupiter. Boca Raton 5, Park Vista 0: Kendra Cashion had two goals and two assists, and Jane Nordhagen and Lara Larco combined for the shutout as the Bobcats (4-1) stopped...

Boys soccer:

Brando Marcus and Wilkins Denis each scored two goals, leading the Royal Palm Beach boys soccer team to a 4-2 victory over Cardinal Newman on Thursday in West Palm Beach. Emanuel Arroyave added two assists for the Wildcats (1-1-1). Trinity Christian 8, Glades Day 0: Naisier Gunipa had two goals and an assist and Rogeni DeCaster and Alex Coronel each added two goals as the Warriors (1-0-1) coasted...

Girls soccer: Jupiter improves to 3-0

Brielle Pearce, Mackenzie Blazer, Isabella Alfaro and Emily McKenzie each scored a goal, leading the undefeated girls soccer team to a 4-1 victory over Dwyer on Thursday. With the victory, the Warriors improved to 3-0 on the season. Oxbridge 8, King’s Academy 0: Allison Breed had a hat trick and Lizzie Spears and Emma Quattlebaum contributed two goals apiece as the ThunderWolves (1-1) routed...

Girls volleyball: Benjamin falls in state final

The Benjamin girls volleyball team finished as Class 4A state runners-up for a second consecutive season, falling 25-22, 25-19, 25-20 to Tampa-Carrollwood on Thursday afternoon in Jacksonville. “The girls played really well,” Benjamin coach Alex Clarke said. “We had big leads in all three sets, but just couldn’t finish. That has been a struggle for us all season.” Katy...
After stunning Miramar, Park Vista faces tough Atlantic in 8A playoffs

After stunning Miramar, Park Vista faces tough Atlantic in 8A playoffs

Park Vista needed help to get into the postseason. Last Friday, the Cobras proved they belonged there by pulling off one of the biggest first-round upsets of the Florida High School Athletic Association state football playoffs. *More high school sports coverage Seeded No. 8 and playing on the road, Park Vista knocked off top-seeded Miramar 28-20 in a Class 8A regional quarterfinal. The win lifted...
Palm Beach County teams in for tight games in FHSAA playoffs

Palm Beach County teams in for tight games in FHSAA playoffs

The first round of football’s state playoffs is in the books, and seven area teams have advanced to the second round. Just one contest Friday features an all-Palm Beach County lineup, and that’s a rematch between district rivals Park Vista and Atlantic. More high school sports coverage The Cobras, who are coming off an upset of heavily favored Miramar last week in the Class 8A regional...
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