Senior Laura Wiley has committed to play tennis for Brown University in Rhode Island. The Bears compete in The Ivy League. She is ranked ninth in Florida by the USTA (18 and under) and 48th in the country for seniors. Laura has been named MVP of the Gibbons team the past three years and was named First Team All-County last year by the Sun-Sentinel.
Junior Jon Casciato made seven saves to lead the Chiefs to a tie with St. Thomas Aquinas Monday night. 11/16/10
The girls' and boys' soccer teams play at St. Thomas Aquinas tonight. The girls' match starts at 6:00 and the boys' match at 8:00. Admission will be $5. The Raider boys (1-0) are four-time state champions, and their girls (3-0) are ten-time state champions. 11/15/10
The Lady Chiefs (23-1) knocked off defending state champion Jensen Beach (16-14) this afternoon 25-21, 25-17, 20-25, 25-14. This was the fifth straight year Gibbons had met the Falcons in the regional final. Gibbons is headed to the state tournament for the 27th time in school history with their 27th regional title. The girls will play Gulf Breeze (29-0) Friday at The Lakeland Center at 6:00. The Gulf Breeze Dolphins, from just outside Pensacola, will be making their first-ever trip to state.
The girls' cross country team took second yesterday at the Class 2A, Region 4 championship at Mills Pond Park. Senior Macy Huskey led the team with a fourth place finish and a school record time of 19:16. Sophomore Morgan Rodriguez was ninth with the fourth best time in school history (19:34). Freshmen Victoria Vigarino (20:56) and Stephanie Belina (21:35) are now the fifth and eighth-fastest freshman girls in team history. Check out complete results. The "heifers" advance to the state finals in Dade City next Saturday.
The Lady Chiefs soccer program hosts a full slate of junior varsity games Saturday. Gibbons takes on Coral Glades at 10:00 and then hosts Pompano Beach at 11:20. Coral Glades plays Coral Springs at 12:40, and Coral Springs plays Pompano at 2:00. Note the updated schedule to accommodate the volleyball playoff match at 2:00. 11/12/10
The golf teams gathered at the Lighthouse Point Yacht Club Wednesday evening to celebrate a successful season. Among the boys recognized: sophomore Sean Smothers as MVP, four-year varsity letterwinner Jordan Selbach, and first-year letterwinner freshman Tony Terraneo. Senior Sarah Anthony (fourth-year letter), junior Danielle Welker (lowest average), freshman Fallon Rogerson, and junior Taylor Selbach were recognized for qualifying for the regional tournament.
The Chiefs travel to the Opa Locka area of Miami tonight to take on Monsignor Pace (8-0) at 7:30 in a non-district matchup. It is the regular season finale for both squads. The Spartans are ranked 5th in Class 2B, 9th in The Miami Herald's bi-county poll, and have already won their district. Admission is $5. Gibbons and Pace, both opened by the Archdiocese of Miami in 1961, have played 29 times. Gibbons leads the all-time series 16-13.
The cross country team hosts the Class 2A, Region 4 championship today at Mills Pond Park, with the girls' race at 4:30 and the boys' race at 5:00. The top six teams and top 15 individuals advance to next week's state meet in Dade City. The top two teams receive trophies and the top 15 individuals are awarded ribbons.
The Boys Soccer team opened their regular season Thursday night with a 7-0 win at Westminster Academy. Junior Chris Thames and freshman Tony Segota each had two goals. Jamar Lewis, Jason Ferrara, and Guy Discuillo all scored one apiece. Junior goalie Jon Casciato had the shutout. 11/12/10