By Matt Rothman
The Coral Springs High School boys and girls football teams capped off a fantastic week with their honored senior class. The two teams combined at g0 4-1-1 and have a combined record of 13-13-2 this season.
On the boys side, CSHS scored two goals but settled for a 2-2 draw against Fort Lauderdale. The Colts honored Romel Bell, Phil Lanot, McCoy Nish, Kevar Thomas, Julian Peralta-Martinez, Clint Pierre-Louis and Mikerry Pierre.
Yago Ortiz and Nish scored to make it 5-6-2 before falling to Everglades High School 5-1 on Friday.
Next, the boys’ team will face Western High School in their final regular season game on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. The Wildcats won 4-2 in their only meeting of 2020.
The Colts previously beat Monarch High School on Monday after a pair of goals from Brianna McDonald and Andrea Orjuela. Jazmyn Frederick and Luise Pereira had one and two assists. Orjuela, Kaylee Gonzalez, Hannah Shay and Stephanie Calcano also recorded assists.
Then on Thursday, despite trailing 1-0, the Colts secured a 3-1 win over Fort Lauderdale High School.
The Colts honored three seniors: Kaylee Salvatierra, Shay and Katherine Cova. Head coach Mike Guardino remarked on how inspiring they were.
“For the past two years with Covid and an upside down world, they have remained unfazed and continue to work their craft in the face of the unknown. It’s not easy to do. And they take it in stride and keep fighting to win games.
Offensively, Shay, Fabiana Villegas Farias and Orjuela scored goals. Salvatierra and Josefine Majdoch had assists as the Colts went 7-6 this year.
Then on Friday, CSHS beat the Everglades 7-1 as Orjuela’s Sophie Franklin scored twice. Stephanie Calcano, Katherine Cova and Brianna McDonald had one set up on assists from Majdoch, Frankin, Calcano, Orjuela had assisted.
The girls’ team will play its final regular season game against Western High School on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 5 p.m.
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Matt Rothman graduated in 2018 from Florida Gulf Coast University and received his bachelor’s degree in journalism. He is now attending the University of Florida as a graduate student.