Tuesday, January 14,2020:

In Friday’s Athletic Events.....The Girls Middle School Basketball Team (12-0) beat Florida Christian 49-15.  Ella Gilderman led the way with 10 points, 10 rebounds, 2 steals, and 3 assists, Jada Johnson had 10 points, 2 rebounds, 4 steals, and 6 assists, Kaliyah Morales added 7 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals, and 7 assists, Julia Green had 8 points and 2 steals, and Sophia Frank and Alexia Peristeris each had 4 points. The Boys Varsity Soccer Team (7-7) beat Sagemont 8-0. Erik Pantin led the way with 2 goals and 2 assists, Alejandro Roye Frangie, Josef Frenkel, Julian Kahan, Stefano Dumas, Victor Destri, and Chris Capote all scored, and Joseph Bassett and Lucas Hansen combined for the shutout.  The Boys Middle School (Varsity) Basketball Team (6-6) beat Florida Christian 38-27. Josh Harris led the way with 21 points and 12 rebounds, Evan Hurwitz had 4 points, 6 assists, and 10 rebounds, Adrian Atoa added 4 points, 3 steals, and 5 assists, Matthew Finvarb scored 4 points, and Alec Miller grabbed 8 rebounds.  The Girls Varsity Basketball Team (9-8) lost St. Thomas Aquinas 55-45. Gianna Corbitt led the way with 13 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals, and 3 assists, Milani McCormack had 9 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 steals, and Sydney Shaw added 9 points, 3 rebounds, and 6 assists.
 
On Saturday....... The Boys Middle School (JV) Basketball Team (5-6) hosted the Spartan Invitational.  They beat True North Academy 35-14, lost to Palmer-Trinity 44-18, beat Cushman 31-23, and lost to Palmer-Trinity in the championship game 26-11. In game 1, Asher Evans led the way with 12 points and 3 rebounds, Alexander Ben-Shmuel had 7 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 steals, Avery Sinnes grabbed 7 rebounds, Massimo Vega had 5 rebounds and 2 points and Parker Zaron had 6 points and 2 steals. In game 2, Asher Evans had 5 points and 5 rebounds, Alexander Ben-Shmuel had 4 points and 3 rebounds, Jashan Singh grabbed 3 rebounds, Massimo Vega had 3 rebounds, Colin Freeman and Parker Zaron each scored 3 points, and Carson Goodman had 2 points. In game 3, David Bejar led the way with 8 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 blocks, Matthew Williamson had 8 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 assists, Massimo Vega added 6 points, 9 rebounds, and 2 blocks, and Julian Mellado and Jashan Singh each had 2 points. In the championship game, Parker Zaron had 5 points, Colin Freeman added 2 points, and Jashan Singh and David Bejar each had 2 points and 4 rebounds. The Girls Varsity Basketball Team (10-8) beat IMG Academy 69-47. Andrea Daley led the way with 16 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 steals, Gianna Borbitt had 13 points, 6 rebounds, 6 steals, and 2 assists, Sydney Shaw added 12 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals, and 4 assists, and Emani Theodule had 11 points, 2 rebounds, 4 steals, and 4 assists. The Girls Varsity Soccer, Boys Varsity Soccer, Boys Junior Varsity Basketball, and Boys Varsity Basketball Teams participated in their annual service project at Feeding South Florida.
 
Today.....The Boys Varsity Soccer Team hosts LaSalle at 3:30pm, the Girls Varsity Soccer Team travels to University School at 6pm, the Boys Middle School (Varsity) Basketball Team hosts Westwood Christian at 3:30pm, and the Boys Varsity Basketball Team hosts Westwood Christian at 5pm.
 
On Tuesday.....The Girls and Boys Middle School Soccer Teams host Cushman at 4/5:30pm, and the Boys Junior Varsity, Girls Varsity, and Boys Varsity Basketball Teams travel to Benjamin at 4/5:30/7pm.
 
In Monday’s Athletic Action......The Boys Varsity Basketball Team (8-5) beat Westwood Christian 78-42. Jasai Miles led the way with 21 points and 12 rebounds, Jordan Cooke had 23 points and 3 steals, Ryan Richardson added 13 points and 5 rebounds, and Marc Wendrow had 7 assists. The Boys Middle School (Varsity) Basketball Team (7-6) beat Westwood Christian 41-4. Matthew Finvarb led the way with 8 points, Josh Harris had 8 points and 5 rebounds, Alex Mendelson added 6 points, Justin Williams had 5 points, Tanner Sennett grabbed 5 rebounds, and Hendrix Lee had 4 rebounds.  The Boys Varsity Soccer Team (7-7-1) tied LaSalle 2-2. Victor Destri and Erik Pantin each scored, Chris Capote made 8 saves, and Alejandro Roye Frangie, Lucas Crespo, Lucas Hansen, Ethan White, and Enzo Lagrassa-Gillet all played well.  The Girls Varsity Soccer Team (3-8) lost to University School 2-1. Sofia Nelcha, Mary Hanson, and Taisa Strouse all played well.
 
On Tuesday.....The Girls and Boys Middle School Soccer Teams host Cushman at 4/5:30pm, and the Boys Junior Varsity, Girls Varsity, and Boys Varsity Basketball Teams travel to Benjamin at 4/5:30/7pm.
 
On Wednesday....The Girls Varsity Soccer Team plays Benjamin at Oxbridge Academy in the Palm League Championships at 3:30pm, the Boys Varsity Soccer Team hosts Divine Savior Academy in our “Spartan pride” Game of the Week at 7pm, the Girls and Boys Middle School Soccer Teams host South Florida Heat at 3:30/5pm, and the Girls Middle School, Boys Middle School (JV and Varsity) Basketball Teams travel to Riviera Prep at 3/4/5pm.
 
Spartan Pride Game of the Week.....Please come out and support our Boys Varsity Soccer Team in our “Spartan Pride Game of the Week” on Wednesday, January 15th, vs. Divine Savior at 7pm. We hope to see everyone there and please wear read to show your Spartan Pride.
 
Spartan Hall of Fame “Class of 2021”- The Miami Country Day School Alumni Association established the Spartan Athletic Hall of Fame to honor those individuals who have achieved a high level of success during their careers as student-athletes, coaches or through other significant accomplishments to the Miami Country Day School athletic program. Its purpose is to perpetuate the memory of those who have brought distinction, honor and excellence to Miami Country Day School.  Please click here https://www.miamicountryday.org/page/programs/athletics/spartan-hall-of-fame# to learn more about Spartan Hall of Fame members and the current nominated class.  If you are interested in making a nomination for the Hall of Fame Class of 2021, please contact Chuck Sennett, Athletic Director, at sennettc@miamicountryday.org. The deadline for nominations in Monday, February 1, 2020. 
 
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MCDS Sideline Store.......Please take some time to shop at our new Miami Country Day School sideline store at https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/florida/miami/miami-country-day-school.  All proceeds go directly to our Parents Association. 
 
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