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All-Area: Walker Dawkins, American Heritage, Small Schools Boys Soccer

All-Area: Walker Dawkins, American Heritage, Small Schools Boys Soccer

Walker Dawkins is a leader, but that wasn’t always the case. As an eighth-grader on American Heritage’s varsity team, Dawkins was not the ideal teammate.

All-Area: Tomer Bitton, Boca Raton, Big Schools Boys Soccer

All-Area: Tomer Bitton, Boca Raton, Big Schools Boys Soccer

Statistics have never defined Tomer Bitton. “I don’t even think I kept count of my stats last year,” Bitton said.

Palm Beach County Winter All-Conference Teams

NOTE: ALL TEAMS SELECTED BY AREA COACHESBOYS BASKETBALLNORTH DIVISIONFirst Team: Gito St. Fort (PBL), Quincy Rideau (PBL), LaTarance Butts (SUN), Colby Sledge (SUN), Bakari Warthen (DWY), Alex Davis (DWY), Marquell Hubbard (PBG), John Collins (CN), Devonte Lillard (JUP), Christoff Narin (SUN), Thomas Agnew (DWY), JD Coleman (PBL).

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Boca Raton earns berth in boys state soccer final

As a team, the Boca Raton boys soccer team had practiced this scenario for the past three weeks.Aaron Kleinert had prepared himself for this moment … pretty much since he started playing soccer.

Atlantic boys come up short in Class 4A soccer state semifinals

The look on Fritz Alexandre’s face said it all.“I was crying out there,” the Atlantic High School senior defender said.

Trinity Christian falls in boys state soccer final

A surprising season had a disappointing ending for the Trinity Christian boys soccer team.But if there was anything the Warriors could take from Thursday’s 2-0 loss to Orlando-First Academy in the Class 1A state boys soccer championship at Eastern Florida State College, it was the way they came together to make the journey possible.

Boys soccer: Boca Raton and Atlantic ready for state tournament

Even though the Boca Raton and Atlantic boys soccer teams each hail from Palm Beach County, the programs come from very different places.

Boys soccer: Trinity Christian to play for state title

Even after earning a berth in the Class 1A state championship match, the Trinity Christian boys soccer team wasn’t satisfied.

Boys soccer: Trinity Christian ready for state semifinals

Only 40 minutes stood between Trinity Christian and the end of its season.The Warriors trailed Pine School 2-0 at halftime in last Friday’s Class 1A boys soccer regional finals.

Boys soccer: Boca Raton advances to state tournament

Before the season, Boca Raton boys soccer coach Marcelo Castillo wondered if his team could even finish with a winning record.

Boys soccer: Atlantic shuts down Forest Hill to reach regional finals

The Atlantic boys soccer team still hasn’t lost this year.The Eagles earned a 3-0 home victory over Forest Hill in the Class 4A regional semifinals on Tuesday night, advancing to the regional finals for the first time since 2005.

Boys soccer: Forest Hill tops Martin County in regional quarterfinals

The wait was well worth it for the Forest Hill boys soccer team.The Falcons edged Martin County 3-2 on Eduardo Verano’s goal six minutes into the second overtime in the Class 4A regional quarterfinals Monday night in Stuart.

Atlantic boys soccer team looks to continue hot play

With a 4-3 record and two players sidelined with injuries, Atlantic’s boys soccer season was in the balance.

Boys soccer: Jupiter falls in regional quarterfinal

Looking for its first berth in the regional semifinals in more than a decade, the Jupiter boys soccer team came up just short Friday, losing 3-2 to Haines City-Ridge Community 3-2 in the Class 5A regional quarterfinals.

Boys soccer: Trinity Christian advances to regional semifinals

Jowi Daantji scored three goals, leading Trinity Christian to a 4-1 victory over Berean Christian in the Class 1A boys soccer regional quarterfinals Thursday night in Lake Worth.

Boys soccer: Atlantic tops Forest Hill for district title

One goal was all Atlantic needed Friday night to upset top seed and eighth-ranked Forest Hill in the District 14-4A championship game at Olympic Heights.

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Boca Raton wins 12th straight boys district soccer title

The game didn’t start the way the Boca Raton boys soccer team wanted it to, but it had a familiar ending.

Boys soccer: No. 8 Forest Hill holds off Suncoast

Ryan O’Hara assisted on Trevor Gawlikowski’s first-half goal as eighth-ranked Forest Hill held on to top Suncoast 1-0 in a District 14-4A boys soccer semifinal Wednesday night in Boca Raton.

Boys soccer: No. 3 Palm Beach Central advances in districts

Aly Cadet and Luis Alvarez each scored goals, leading third-ranked Palm Beach Central to a 5-0 shutout of Wellington in a District 11-5A boys soccer matchup Tuesday night in Wellington.

Boys soccer: Under new coach, Forest Hill goes from two winless seasons to top seed in District 14-4A

After two consecutive winless seasons, senior Marcos Duarte thought about transferring out of Forest Hill.

Boys soccer: Treasure Coast beats Palm Beach Gardens 4-3 on penalty kicks in District 10-5A game

Brandon Fuggetta saved two penalty kicks and scored on one of his own as Treasure Coast earned a 4-3 victory over Palm Beach Gardens in a District 10-5A boys soccer game Monday in Fort Pierce.

Lake Worth boys soccer team forced to forfeit victories

Despite an 18-4 record, the Lake Worth boys soccer team won’t be playing in the postseason.The Trojans must forfeit all 18 victories and pay a $1,300 fine to the Florida High School Athletic Association after the school self-reported a violation of the state’s player-eligibility policy.

Boys soccer preview: Palm Beach Gardens will need newcomers’ help to succeed in new district

Francisco Lopez is being forced to take a realistic approach.A new district and a young team will make it difficult for the Palm Beach Gardens boys soccer coach to replicate the success of last season, when the Gators made it all the way to the regional semifinals.

Boys soccer: Boca Raton falls in state semifinals

Boca Raton’s bid for a state boys soccer championship came up short at the hands of Weston-Cypress Bay for a second consecutive year as the Lightning shut down the Bobcats 2-0 in the Class 5A state semifinal Friday night in Weston.

Boys Soccer: Gilmar Rodrigues’ two goals lifts Boca Raton to state semifinal berth

Nationally ranked Boca Raton was in the rare position of trailing in the second half of its regional final Tuesday night when an unlikely hero emerged for the Bobcats.

Boys soccer: Hunter Bandy’s hat trick helps Boca Raton advance

Boca Raton senior Hunter Bandy is on a mission to lead the Bobcats to a state championship, and the Wake Forest signee delivered that message loud and clear Saturday night.

Boys soccer: Boca Raton handles Wellington

Nationally ranked Boca Raton strolled to another victory Wednesday night, but Bobcats coach Marcello Castillo had mixed feelings about his team’s 3-0 win against visiting Wellington in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A regional playoffs.

Boys soccer: No. 4 King’s Academy shuts down No. 3 Benjamin

King’s Academy jubilantly hoisted the District 12-2A championship trophy Friday night after the Lions stunned previously unbeaten Benjamin 4-0 at Theofilos Field.

Boys Soccer: No. 3 Benjamin earns berth in district final

Tristan Walker and Tristan Doran each scored a goal as third-ranked Benjamin edged Cardinal Newman 2-1 in the District 12-2A boys soccer semifinals Thursday night in Palm Beach Gardens.

Soccer: Palm Beach Central girls advance to regional semifinal

The party kicked off early at Palm Beach Central.As the second-ranked Broncos scored three times in the first half of a Class 5A regional quarterfinal against West Boca Raton, a crowd of 30 Central students – mostly baseball players – got hyped up.

Boys Soccer: No. 4 Royal Palm Beach advances in districts

Kyle Edmonds scored two goals, leading fourth-ranked Royal Palm Beach to a 5-1 victory over Lake Worth in a District 14-4A boys soccer quarterfinal Tuesday night in Royal Palm Beach.

Boys soccer: Park Vista, John I. Leonard and Spanish River earn district victories

Gabe Montes scored on a penalty kick, leading Park Vista to a 1-0 victory over West Boca Raton in a District 10-5A boys soccer quarterfinal Monday night in Boca Raton.

Royal Palm Beach rides 13-game win streak into boys soccer district tournament

Olympic Heights made Dan Blasky shave his beard.That was back on Nov. 28. Heights traveled to Royal Palm Beach and beat Blasky’s team, ending Blasky’s I-won’t-shave-until-we-lose run early in the 2012-13 soccer season.

Saturday night’s high school roundup

Shanovia Dove had 40 points and No. 5 Palm Beach Lakes was able to hold off No. 4 Grandview Prep in a showdown of area top-10 teams at the Martin Luther King Holiday Classic in West Palm Beach.

Soccer: Benjamin girls win district championship

Fourth-ranked Benjamin left no doubt and Cardinal Newman no chance, as the Buccaneers scored four times in the first 16 minutes en route to a 5-1 rout of the Crusaders in the District 12-2A championship Friday night in Palm Beach Gardens.

Soccer: No. 4 Royal Palm boys improve to 20-1

Brandon Drowadell scored three goals, leading Royal Palm Beach to a 7-0 rout of Pahokee in a boys soccer matchup Thursday night in Pahokee.

Soccer: No. 2 Palm Beach Central advances to district final

Yulie Lopez’s hat trick led second-ranked Palm Beach Central to a 6-1 victory over Palm Beach Gardens in a District 9-5A girls soccer semifinal Wednesday night in Wellington.

Soccer: Royal Palm Beach girls advance in district tournament

Nicole Giarusso had a goal and an assist, leading Royal Palm Beach to a 4-1 victory over Lake Worth in a District 14-4A girls soccer quarterfinal Tuesday night in Royal Palm Beach.

Near-perfect match: Benjamin boys, girls soccer teams are yet to be beaten this season

Near-perfect match: Benjamin boys, girls soccer teams are yet to be beaten this season

In October, on the first day of Benjamin girls soccer practice, senior forward Kali Chaplin looked around the field and made a prediction.

Saturday’s high school basketball roundup

A dominating start was more than enough to carry No. 2 Palm Beach Lakes to a 58-48 victory over No. 8 Royal Palm Beach on Saturday night in West Palm Beach.

Thursday’s boys and girls soccer roundup

The Palm Beach Central girls soccer team continued its dominating ways Thursday night.Taylor Reidenberg had three goals and an assist to lead the second-ranked Broncos (16-0) to an 8-0 victory over Glades Central in Belle Glade.

Soccer: John I. Leonard boys upset Park Vista

Alfredo Salazar scored the match’s only goal as the John I. Leonard boys upset eighth-ranked Park Vista Wednesday night in Boynton Beach.

Boys soccer: No. 6 Royal Palm Beach improves to 16-1

Kyle Edmonds scored two goals, leading sixth-ranked Royal Palm Beach to a 3-1 victory over Palm Beach Central in boys soccer matchup Tuesday night in Royal Palm Beach.

Basketball/Soccer: PB Central girls handle Jupiter

Kensha’dra Smith scored 18 points, leading sixth-ranked Palm Beach Central to a 59-34 rout of No. 9 Jupiter on Monday night in Wellington.

Saturday high school roundup

Cardinal Newman jumped out to a 10-point first-quarter lead and went on to beat Boynton Beach 61-53 Saturday night in West Palm Beach.

John I. Leonard girls win own tournament

Joshelle Birch scored 17 points, leading host John I. Leonard to a 44-28 rout of Olympic Heights in the championship game of the John I.

Soccer: West Boca Raton girls stop King’s Academy

Kaitlyn Docherty, Bridget Clarke and Rachell Pittell all scored a goal to lead West Boca Raton to a 3-1 girls soccer victory Friday over host King’s Academy at the Adidas Tournament in West Palm Beach.

Soccer: No. 1 Boca Raton boys top No. 2 American Heritage

With just two matches remaining in the regular season, the Boca Raton boys soccer team’s pursuit of regular-season perfection was tested with the arrival of a familiar foe in American Heritage.

Basketball: No. 4 Lake Worth girls improve to 10-0

Jonika Garvin had 21 points, eight rebounds, five steals, and three assists, leading fourth-ranked Lake Worth to a 64-20 rout of Forest Hill in a girls basketball matchup Thursday night in West Palm Beach.

Soccer: Royal Palm Beach girls stop Cardinal Newman

Stephanie Pereda had two goals and an assist, leading Royal Palm Beach to a 5-3 victory over Cardinal Newman in a girls soccer matchup Wednesday night.

No. 8 Park Vista girls coast past Royal Palm Beach

Emily Lochten had 19 points, six rebounds, and five steals, leading eighth-ranked Park Vista to a 69-28 rout of Royal Palm Beach in a girls basketball matchup Tuesday night in Lake Worth.

Soccer: No. 7 Royal Palm Beach boys stop No. 3 Park Vista

Brandon Broadwell had a goal and an assist, leading seventh-ranked Royal Palm Beach to a 2-0 victory over third-ranked Park Vista in a boys soccer matchup Friday night in Royal Palm Beach.

Soccer: No. 4 Benjamin girls improve to 13-0-1

Kylie Borislow had two goals and an assist, leading fourth-ranked Benjamin to a 6-3 victory over Lincoln Park Academy in a girls soccer match Thursday night in Fort Pierce.

Soccer: No. 2 Palm Beach Central girls edge Oxbridge

Michelle Nilsen scored two goals on penalty kicks, helping second-ranked Palm Beach Central top Oxbridge 3-2 in a girls soccer matchup Wednesday night in Wellington.

Soccer: No. 1 American Heritage girls hold on

Asia Lee-Fatt and Taylor Pak each scored a goal to help top-ranked American Heritage edge Fort Lauderdale-Pine Crest 2-1 in a girls soccer matchup Tuesday night.

Soccer: No. 2 Palm Beach Central improves to 11-0

Yulie Lopez scored four goals, leading second-ranked Palm Beach Central to a 6-2 victory over Atlantic in a girls soccer matchup Monday night in Delray Beach.

Saturday’s high school sports roundup

High SchoolsBoys BasketballVillage Academy 43, Glades Central 42: Wesley Michael made the game-winning basket with 10 seconds remaining to help the Tigers (7-0) get past the Raiders in Delray Beach.

Soccer: No. 2 Palm Beach Central girls improve to 11-0

Yulie Lopez scored two goals, leading second-ranked Palm Beach Central to a 3-0 victory over Wellington in a girls soccer matchup Friday night.

Soccer: King’s Academy boys improve to 9-0

Austin Masi scored a hat trick, leading fifth-ranked King’s Academy to a 5-0 victory over Drefoos in a boys soccer matchup Thursday night.

Wednesday night high schools girls soccer roundup

Nate Phillips had two goals and Dieago Galves-Ramos had five saves en route to a shutout performance while leading the Jupiter boys soccer team to a 4-0 victory over Palm Beach Gardens on Wednesday night in Jupiter.

Girls soccer stories

Palm Beach County Winter All-Conference Teams

NOTE: ALL TEAMS SELECTED BY AREA COACHESBOYS BASKETBALLNORTH DIVISIONFirst Team: Gito St. Fort (PBL), Quincy Rideau (PBL), LaTarance Butts (SUN), Colby Sledge (SUN), Bakari Warthen (DWY), Alex Davis (DWY), Marquell Hubbard (PBG), John Collins (CN), Devonte Lillard (JUP), Christoff Narin (SUN), Thomas Agnew (DWY), JD Coleman (PBL).

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Soccer: Palm Beach Central girls advance to regional semifinal

The party kicked off early at Palm Beach Central.As the second-ranked Broncos scored three times in the first half of a Class 5A regional quarterfinal against West Boca Raton, a crowd of 30 Central students – mostly baseball players – got hyped up.

Soccer: Benjamin girls win district championship

Fourth-ranked Benjamin left no doubt and Cardinal Newman no chance, as the Buccaneers scored four times in the first 16 minutes en route to a 5-1 rout of the Crusaders in the District 12-2A championship Friday night in Palm Beach Gardens.

Soccer: No. 4 Royal Palm boys improve to 20-1

Brandon Drowadell scored three goals, leading Royal Palm Beach to a 7-0 rout of Pahokee in a boys soccer matchup Thursday night in Pahokee.

Soccer: No. 2 Palm Beach Central advances to district final

Yulie Lopez’s hat trick led second-ranked Palm Beach Central to a 6-1 victory over Palm Beach Gardens in a District 9-5A girls soccer semifinal Wednesday night in Wellington.

 
 

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