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NFL Draft: Ridley & Michel Highlight List Of Drafted South Florida Natives

The fraternity of NFL players from South Florida grew again this past week after the 2018 NFL Draft. Of the 256 players that heard their names called over the three-day event, nine – or about 3 percent – played their high school football in South Florida.

Basketball High School

Boys Hoops: Doral Academy Downs Northeast, Firebirds Clinch Spot In State Semis

Junior Jonathan Nunez scored a game-high 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds and 6-foot-4 senior Miguel Ayesa added 19 points – including two crucial fourth-quarter three-pointers – to lead Doral Academy to a 56-50 win over visiting Oakland Park Northeast Saturday night in the region 4-7A final in front of a capacity, standing-room-only crowd.

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Heritage’s Schwartz Sets Record, Northwestern Girls, Aquinas Boys Win At Sam Burley Invitational

While Miami Northwestern’s girls and St. Thomas Aquinas’ boys teams each earned team championships at the annual Sam Burley Invitational, it was the individual performance of Plantation American Heritage’s Anthony Schwartz that had the crowd buzzing at Tropical Park Saturday night.

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Roundup: Blanche Ely Cruises Past McArthur, Miramar Tops South Miami

Forrest’s teammates did much more than “pick up the slack” Friday – senior guard Anthony Byrd scored a game-high 23 points and senior forward Wilkenson Isnord notched a double-double of 13 points and 12 rebounds to propel Blanche Ely to an easy 89-65 victory over the visiting Mustangs in the region 4-8A final.

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Roundup: Miramar Holds Off North Miami’s Late Rally, Pats Win 68-64

After taking a 19-point lead midway through the first quarter, extending that lead to 22 points late in the third quarter, Miramar narrowly survived a feverish rally from visiting North Miami Tuesday night – with the Patriots holding on to capture a 68-64 victory in the region 4-9A semifinals.

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