Senior Signing Ceremony..... Congratulations to Rianna Washington who signed with Mount Holyoke College to play volleyball and Griffin Steutel who signed with Oglethorpe University to play golf. We are so proud.....congrats to both on this great accomplishment.
Rianna Washington-Mount Holyoke College
Rianna Washington has been a part of the Spartan Volleyball program for seven years. She has been on the varsity team for the last three years. During her sophomore and junior seasons, she had 222 kills to go along with 122 blocks. Rianna was selected All-County Honorable Mention by the Miami Herald during these seasons while adding a District Championship in 2018. A quote from Coach Eric Rivera “Rianna is a student-athlete of great qualities both on and off the court. She is destined to be a great athlete but above all, a great human being that will make a difference in our society.”
Griffin Steutel-Oglethorpe University
Griffin Steutel has been an important member of the Spartan Golf team for six years. His past two seasons have been impressive resulting in two District Championships, two appearances at the state tournament, a South Florida PGA Championship and back to back First Team All-County selections by the Miami Herald. From his head Coach Bryan Parizo “To say that Griffin will be missed is an understatement. He has been an integral part of the golf team since he joined in seventh grade. Oglethorpe will be a getting a terrific golfer but more important an outstanding person.”
In Wednesday’s Athletic Action.....The Girls Varsity Basketball Team(17-9) beat Ransom Everglades in the District Semifinals 71-19. Andrea Daley led the way with 16 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals, and 3 assists, Khadee Hession had 11 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 steals, Kayla Nelms added 8 points and 8 rebounds, Gianna Corbitt had 8 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists, and 3 steals, and Emani Theodule had 8 points and 6 steals. The Girls host Carrollton in the District Championship on Friday at 7pm. The Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Team (15-5) beat Palm Glades Prep Academy in their season finale 71-50. Yusef Bahhur led the way with 8 points and Cody Halliwell had 6 points. Congratulations to the coaches and players on a great season. The Boys Varsity Basketball Team (11-12) beat Palm Glades Prep Academy in their regular season finale 88-58. Ryan Richardson led the way with 29 points and 5 rebounds, Ryan Mendelson had 22 points and 3 rebounds, Izzy Kohen added 20 points and 3 steals, and Marc Wendrow had 12 assists. The Boys participate in Districts next Wednesday at SLAM Academy at 5pm.
Today.....There are no athletic events scheduled.
On Friday.....The Girls Varsity Basketball Team hosts Carrollton in the District Championship game at 7pm.
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