Ransom Everglades sailing was the proud host of the 2021 ISSA High School Team Race Baker Trophy National Championship. Twelve high school teams from across the country competed in the event after qualifying to participate in the national championship regatta. Challenging wind conditions made for very athletic racing, and great viewing for those lucky enough to see the event. The format for the event was as follows. Team racing consisted of three boat vs three boat short races around buoys. Racing tactics and boat handling skills made for a fast paced weekend of racing.
This past weekend junior Livia Hermann '22, and sophomore Olivia Drulard '23 competed in the SAISA district girls championships at Jacksonville University. Strong winds and currents made for very demanding racing. Livia and Olivia topped the 11 boat fleet tying for first place with veteran sailors from St. Petersburg High School. Unfortunately, the tiebreaker protocol gave the victory to St. Petersburg High School and the Ransom Everglades girls took the silver medal. Overall it was an incredible weekend of sailing and a fantastic finish for the Raiders.
This past weekend three Raiders competed at the 94th Stotesbury Cup Regatta in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The girls junior double of Kathryn Serra '23, and Mollie Forand '22 placed third out of 25 teams in the time trial, won their semifinal, and then just missed the podium finishing in 4th place in the finals with the difference in a top three spot being less than .72 tenths of a second for an end time of 5:43. In the boys event, sophomore Thomas Segrera '23 placed 11th of 35 competitors in the time trial to earn a spot in the semifinals, and then placed 4th in the semifinals with a time of 5:55. Overall it was an incredibly successful weekend of racing for the Ransom Everglades crew program and congratulations to our three competitors on a tremendous weekend.
Congratulations to all competitors in the regional meet this past weekend. Below are a few highlights including state qualifiers.
Regional Champion new school record in the Javelin- Mia Balestra '21
Other State qualifiers- Eli Goldman '22 ( high jump) , Nicole Tacher '21 300 hurdles, Brooke Scott '21 800 and the 4X400 relay of Marella Rebessi '24, Brooks Scott '21, Nicole Tacher '21 and Mia Balestra '21
Other Region Scorers- Alex Dray '21, Lindsay Gould '21, Juliana Williamson '22, Aidan Rothstein '22 and Noah Gold '22, Boys 4X800- of Leo Gershman '22, Daniel mateu '21, Sebastian Mateu '21, and Justin Wong '21. Boys 4X400- from Jayden, Vrins '21, Luca Campiani '22, Danny Daley '22 and Justin Wong '21... Javelin record from Matthew Gallagher '21
Sophomore Lead Maduro '23 was sensational on the mound as she threw a complete game three hitter while striking out 12 batters to lead the Raiders to a district semifinal victory over LaSalle by a score of 14-3. At the plate, Maduro helped her cause with a triple and three RBI's. The Raiders also received big nights from a pair of freshman in Tea Vallone '24, and Sophia De La Torre '24 who combined for five runs scored, and four hits on the evening. Senior Isabella Bremer '21 broke the game open early with a base clearing triple, and the Raider defense put together their best performance of the year for a convincing win. The Raiders will head back to the diamond today for practice as they gear up for the district final Thursday evening against SLAM Academy.
Senior Ethan Gomez '21 led the way with a season high 20 assists in a three set victory to help the Raiders advance to Thursday's district final against Miami Senior High School. Junior De'vonte Payton '22 continued his strong season with eight kills, eight aces, and two digs on the evening. Sophomore Jackson Pegg' 23 in only his third game back from injury played will in limited time with four digs, two assists, and two kills. The Raider attack continued their season long development with another strong game at the net. The Raiders will now get back to the practice court as they prepare for a win or go home district championship match later this week. The winner will advance to the regional semifinal.
This past weekend the varsity sailing team traveled to Jensen Beach, FL participating in the SAISA South Points #4 Regatta. Perfect conditions for sailing awaited the Raiders with winds topping at 25 knots. Led by seniors Liam O'keefe '21, and Nicholas Echarte '21 the Raiders placed third in the A division fleet. In the B division it was sophomore Jackson McAliley '23 who sailed with veteran heavy wind crewmember Louis LaFontisee '21 to secure a second place finish. Overall the Raiders finished second as a team in the 15 team field capping off a strong weekend. The Raiders will now begin preparation for the SAISA Baker team race qualifier next Saturday at the Harry Anderson Watersports Center.
Congratulations to our boys tennis team on their victory over Miami Country Day in yesterday's FHSAA class 1A regional final. The Raiders will now begin their march to Orlando (April 26-27) as they compete for a state championship. Below are scores from the regional final.
Ransom Everglades School def. Miami Country Day, 4-0 to advance to State Championships
Sophomore Nicholas Rubino '23 produced a two RBI single in the sixth inning of a 4-3 game, and senior James Srebnick '21 followed that with a three run double to break the game open and give the Raiders a 9-3 victory over Miami Country Day in the South Florida Baseball Conference semifinals. The Raider bats got going early with a pair of back to back homeruns by senior Emmett Gershman '21, and sophomore Nicholas Rubino '23 to break a 1-1 tie. With the Raiders leading 3-1 in the fifth inning it was the web gem by sophomore Justin Saphier '23 that preserved the lead. Junior Thomas Fischer '22 showed a great deal of toughness on the mound as he battled through six innings and put the Raiders in a position to advance to the title game which will take place at Miami Country Day tomorrow evening at 7:00 PM. The Raiders will be the road team as they face the top seeded Bulldogs of Riviera Prep in what should be a highly competitive title game.
Sophomore Adrian Stone Perez '23 led the way with 11 kills, 10 digs, and three blocks as the Raiders defeated Chaminade-Madonna by scores of 25-23, 25-21, 25-19. Junior De'vonte Payton '22 continued his dominant play with 10 kills, five digs, three blocks, and three aces in the victory. The Raiders celebrated two seniors, Ethan Gomez '21 and Nicolas Stone Perez '21 before the game on their fantastic careers as members of the Raider volleyball program, and made sure to send them out with a crucial home victory. The Raider defense continued its strong play, minimizing back line errors in the three set sweep. The victory moves the team to 11-4 on the season. The Raiders have clinched the two seed in the district tournament next week, and will host a semifinal matchup on Tuesday, April 27th. First serve is scheduled for 5:00 PM.
Senior Chris Basile '21 had a big night going 3-4 from the plate including a three run homer in a 16-1 quarterfinal victory over Everglades Prep. Senior Emmett Gershman '21 added four RBI's of his own, and sophomore Nicholas Rubino '23 had three hits and three runs scored in the victory. Senior James Srebnick '21, sophomore Justin Saphier '23, and freshman Collin Goff '21 combined for seven innings of work on the mound allowing just one run. The victory advances the Raiders to the South Florida Baseball Conference semifinals which will take place this afternoon at Miami Country Day. First pitch is scheduled for 4:00 PM.
Five raider sailors participated in the High School Southeast District Singlehanded Championship Sailing Regatta in Jacksonville, FL over the weekend. In total, fifteen races were planned for the weekend but only three were completed due to relentless rain, and little wind that plagued the two day regatta. Junior Stephan Baker '22 beat 36 sailors with a strong performance to win the annual championship in only his second regatta in this singlehanded class of boat. Sophomore Jackson McAliley '23 also had an impressive competition as he finished sixth. Senior Javi Garcon '21 sailed well finishing 1st, and 2nd in two races but a premature start that he was unaware of added points to place him in ninth. Freshman Emery Diemar '24 and Junior Boris Bialer '22 raced this event for the first time finishing a respectful 27th and 32nd. Congratulations to all our competitors on a tremendous event.
Senior James Srebnick '21 had a night to remember going 4-4 from the plate including a three run homer, and an RBI double in a 14-4 victory over Somerset Homestead Academy. Srebnick was equally as good on the mound, throwing four innings of three hit baseball while striking out six batters. Senior Chris Basile '21 also had a big night with three hits, four runs scored and an RBI. Senior Pablo Ocariz '21 contributed in a big way with an RBI and a stolen base to cap off senior night. With the victory the Raiders move to 10-4 on the season as they prepare to host Everglades Prep this evening. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 PM
Seniors Eleanor Dyke '21, and Rachel Bienstock '21, combined for eight goals, four assists, and three draw controls as the Raiders breezed to a 21-3 district semifinal victory over Gulliver Prep. Senior Maya Rego '21 had a big night for the Raiders with three goals, two draw controls and one assist. The Raider offense put three goals on the board in the first two minutes of play, and continued their strong offensive play throughout the contest. Junior Joelle Pena '22 had her best game of the season with two goals, four draw controls, and one assist. Defensively, the Raiders continued to improve allowing a total of seven shots on goal. With the victory the Raiders advance to the district final this Friday evening on their home turf. Game time is set for 6:00 PM.
Seniors Sebastian Hicks '21, and Griffin Costello '21 each had a pair of goals in a 13-1 victory over Palmer Trinity in the FHSAA class 1A district 16 quarterfinals to advance to Thursday afternoon's district semifinal against Westminster Christian. Junior Jack Rivas Vasquez '22 added two goals, and two assists in the victory. The Raiders received multiple contributions as ten Raiders scored on the evening. Bryce Sadler '24, Ryan Bienstock '24, Noa Abboud '24, Bruce Leight '21, Parker Aldaheff '23, Gori Spillis '21, and Robbie Barnett '21 all scored a goal in the victory. Defensively, the Raiders were sharp allowing just one goal on the evening behind strong goaltending from senior Elliott Sable '21. The Raiders will get back to the practice field today as they prepare for their semifinal contest.
Senior Adrian Stone Perez '21 led the way with 13 digs, and eight kills as the Raiders found their groove in the nick of time to come back from a two set hole for a fantastic victory over SLAM Academy in five sets. Sophomore Ben Gomez '23 had his best game of the season with ten digs, and junior De'vonte Payton '22 added nine kills, four blocks, and one ace in the win. The victory moves the Raiders to 9-3 on the season as they prepare for a back to back with Mater Lakes visiting tonight. First serve is set for 7:00 PM.
Sophomore Gabriel Menendez de Alencar '23 led the way with 15 aces, five kills, and three digs as the Raiders defeated North Miami High School in straight sets to move to 8-3 on the season. Junior De'vonte Payton '22 continued his strong season with ten kills, and sophomore Ryan Vainder '23 also stepped up with five kills, and two digs in the victory. Freshman Ryan Weisburd '24 had his best game as a varsity player with ten assists, and four aces. The Raiders will begin the week on the road ass they head to SLAM Academy this afternoon. First serve is scheduled for 5:00 PM.
Senior Chris Basile '21 came up big in the fourth inning with a two out, two run double to tie the game, and senior Emmet Gershman '21 flared one into right field for a go ahead two run single as the Raiders overcame an early hole to defeat Miami Country Day School. The victory moves the team to 9-4 on the season. Junior Thomas Fisher '22 was solid on the mound in five innings of work. The Raider defense produced it's best effort of the season making plays at all positions. The Raiders will get back to practice today as they prepare for a two game week, followed by league and district playoffs just around the corner.
Seniors Gori Spillis '21, Jacob Wolfe '21 and Eric Medina '21 led the way combining for five goals and two assists in a 13-9 victory over Western High School. In what was a very physical game, it was the Raiders who controlled the midfield and used a 6-0 scoring spurt in the third quarter to pull away for an impressive victory. Freshman Ryan Bienstock '24 contributed with two goals, and sophomore Parker Alhadeff '23 added a pair of goals as well to round out the scoring. Goal keeper Elliott Sable '21 preserved the victory with a strong second half. The victory moves the team to 7-6 on the year and the third seed in the district playoff bracket. The Raiders will host a quarterfinal matchup on 4/13 against #6 seed Coral Shores.
Senior Elanor Dyke '21 led the way with five goals, five draw controls, and three assists in a 12-3 victory over Key West High School to move the Raiders to 12-2 on the season. Seniors Brinson Cusack '21, and Rachel Bienstock '21 each had a pair of goals, and senior Neely Amdur '21 added a goal, and two assists in the victory. Defensively the Raiders were stingy, holding Key West to three goals on the day with the help of senior goalie Helaina Harris who stopped 10 of 13 shots on net. The Raiders have now concluded their regular season and will begin preparations for the district playoffs beginning Wednesday, April 14th at Robert E. Walker Field. Both game time, and opponent will be determined later this week.
This past weekend, the Ransom Everglades varsity sailing team competed in their third regatta of the spring season at the district South Points #3 Regatta in Vero Beach, Florida. Six Raider sailors participated, competing against 16 Florida High Schools. The Raiders had a strong performance, displaying consistency as they went toe to toe with La Salle High School for the title, eventually winning the over all! The morning races were challenging with light and shifty winds. In the afternoon winds picked up and so did the racing. The B division was won by team captain Javi Garcon '21, Liam O'Keefe '21, Nicolas Echarte '21 and Lucas Vianna '21. The A Division was represented by the return of Stephan Baker '22 and Aidan Murphy '21.
Sophomore Lea Maduro '23 pitched six strong innings, and had four runs scored including an RBI triple to lead the Raiders to an 18-11 victory over LaSalle High School. Senior Isabella Bremer '21 added two RBI's, and freshman Tea Vallone '24 recorded her first hit as a Raider in her first start of the season. Freshman catcher Sofia de la Torre '24 added two hits and a run scored in the victory. Senior Daniella Sanchez '21 put together a two hit night that included an RBI and a run scored. The Raiders put together their best performance of the season at the plate with double digit hits and 18 runs scored. The Raiders will get back to the diamond today as they prepare to play at Carrollton Friday afternoon. First pitch is scheduled for 4:00 PM.
Seniors Hayes Holly '21, and Lucas Gomez '21 made sure that their senior night would be memorable combining for 13 goals, four steals, and three assists to lead the Raiders to a thrilling 18-16 victory in their last tune up before district playoffs begin this Friday. Goaltender Coren O' Brien '23 had a season high eleven blocked shots and the defense forced turnovers late in the game to preserve the win. Sophomore Paolo Rebessi '23 contributed three goals, and junior Geronimo Carom '22 added another to round out the scoring for the Raiders. The team will get back in the pool today as they begin preparations for the district tournament at the Ansin Aquatic Center this Friday.
Juniors Amanda Harris '22, and Sabrina Shipley combined for nine goals as the Raiders rolled to a 16-1 victory over St. Thomas Aquinas. Dylan Stone '22, Sarah Velazco '23, and Mary Logan Woolsey '22 all scored twice in the win. Junior Alexandra Hommen '22 added a goal of her own to round out the scoring for the Raiders. The Raider defense was terrific allowing just ten shots on goal and grabbing a season high 22 steals. Goalkeeper Camille Devaney '21 played a great game on her senior night blocking eight of nine shots on goal in the 16-1 victory. The Raiders will head back to the pool today as they being preparations for the district tournament this Friday.
Six seniors scored as the Raiders rolled to a 19-3 victory over Miami Country Day in their final regular season home game of the year. It was a special night for 16 seniors who were celebrated for their commitment to the Ransom Everglades lacrosse program, and their remarkable achievements of two district championships and a 42-7 record over their careers as Raiders. Senior goaltender Helaina Harris '21 was phenomenal in the net blocking a season high 11 shots. Senior Chloe Wiesenfeld '21 provided the highlight of the night with a ground ball pick up and a 50 yard scamper avoiding defenders to notch her first goal of the season. The victory moves the Raiders to 9-1 on the season as they begin preparation for a road contest at Palmer Trinity tomorrow afternoon. Game time is scheduled for 4:00 PM.
Seniors Chris Basile '21, and Emmett Gershman '21 led the way with two hits each, including homeruns by both players in a 5-0 victory over Marathon High School. Junior Thomas Fischer '22, and sophomore Nick Rubino '23 both added a hit and drove in one to round out the scoring for the Raiders. Senior pitcher Jacob Martin '21 was excellent once again throwing six innings of one hit baseball while earning the victory. The win moves the Raiders to 7-2 on the season as they begin preparation for a road contest at Gulliver Prep Tuesday. First pitch is scheduled for 4:00 PM.
Sophomore Adrian Stone led the way with 17 digs, six kills, and two aces in a three set Raider sweep over Pine Crest by the scores of 25-15, 25-17, 25-19. Junior De'vonte Payton continued his strong season with another all around performance that included 14 kills, and 13 digs. Sophomore Ryan Vainder '23 added seven digs, two kills, and one block in the victory. The Raider defense continued to improve in the return of serve department which allowed hitters Gabe Menendez de Alencar '23, and De'vonte Payton '22 opportunities to win points at the net. With the win the Raiders move to 6-2 on the season as they prepare to host Belen Jesuit this afternoon at 6:00 PM.
Senior James Srebnick '21 was sensational on the mound throwing six innings of no hit ball in a 9-0 victory over Marathon High School. Senior Chris Basile '21 came on in the seventh to complete the no hitter with a perfect inning on top of a 3 for 4 performance from the plate with 3 RBI's. Senior Emmet Gershman '21 continued his strong season with another three hits including a pair of doubles. Sophomore Nicholas Rubino also had a nice evening going 2-4 with 2 RBI's. The victory moves the Raiders to 6-2 on the season as they prepare for a road trip to Marathon this coming Friday. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 PM.
Junior Sabrina Shipley '22 led the way with four goals, and two assists as the Raiders defeated Miami Senior High School by a score of 21-2. Chloe Alfonso '24, Holly Alesandro '23, Angela Dula '23, Sarah Velazco '23, Amanda Harris '22 and Dylan Stone '22 each added a pair of goals in the victory. Goaltender Eleonora Cavallini '23 recorded four blocked shots in her best game of the season. The Raiders controlled the game from the opening whistle as they had 34 shots on goal compared to just seven for Miami Senior High School. The victory moves the team to 5-1 on the season as they begin preparations for their final game of the season a week from Tuesday before moving into the district playoffs.
Junior Jack Rivas-Vasquez '22 had three goals, and sophomore Parker Alhadeff '23 had two goals to lead the Raiders in a 10-5 victory over Miami Country Day School. Three freshman, Jordan Gonzalez '24, Bryce Sadler '24, and Noa Abboud '24 each had a goal as well. Defensively the Raiders executed their game plan allowing just five goals on the night and winning the battle on the ground with 29 groundball pick ups. The victory moves the Raiders to 7-3 on the season. The Raiders will get back to the practice field today as they prepare to host Gulliver Prep Wednesday evening. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 PM.
Freshman Jake Perdigon '24 had a career high with three goals, and two steals to lead the Raiders to a 19-2 victory over Miami Senior High School. Six Raiders, (Rebessi '23, Gorey '24, Perez '23, Gomez '21, Stanton-Sharpless '23, Carom '22) scored twice in a dominating performance from start to finish. The Raiders got off to a fast start, pitching a shutout and adding seven first period goals. From there the offense would continue to put pressure on Miami Senior High School with 30 shots on goal. Defensively the Raiders received strong goaltending from sophomore Coren O'Brien '23, and freshman Nicolas Poliak '24 who each recorded five blocks and just one goal. The victory moves the Raiders to 6-1 on the season.
The Raiders continued their perfect season with a 17-3 victory over Cardinal Gibbons to improve to 7-0 on the year, and move into the top 20 in the FHSAA state rankings. Senior Maya Rego '21 led the way with four goals, one assist, and four draw controls. Seniors Eleanor Dyke '21, and Rachel Bienstock '21 combined for seven goals and six assists, and senior Brinson Cusack '21 rounded out the scoring with a goal of her own. Defensively the Raiders continued their strong play, allowing a total of 15 shots on goal and just three scores. The Raiders will look to move their win streak to eight when they host Gulliver Prep at Robert E. Walker Field this afternoon. Game time is scheduled for 4:30 PM.
Junior Nicholas Denaro '22 had a goal and two assists to lead the Raiders in a 11-0 road victory over Coral Shores. Six other Raiders contributed to the score sheet with goals of their own. Junior Jack Rivas-Vasquez '22, Gori Spillis '21, and Max Swietelsky '21 all had two goals. Griffin Costello '21, Peter Mendiola '21 and freshman Jordan Gonzalez '24 rounded out the scoring with a goal each. Goaltender Elliot Sable '21 blocked all eight shots to preserve the shutout and move the Raiders to 5-3 on the season. The Raiders will get right back to game action this evening as they host Miami Country Day at 7:00 PM.
Junior Thomas Fisher '22 was electric on the mound throwing a complete game while striking out 11 batters, and giving up just one hit over Everglades Prep in a 10-0 win. Senior Thomas Heisel '21 provided the offense with a double and two RBI's, and senior James Srebnick '21 added two hits and three RBI's. Senior Chris Basile '21 would add a hit and two RBI's to extend the lead late in the game. Defensively, the Raiders continued to look sharp with one error on the evening. The victory moves the team to 5-1 on the season as they prepare for a road contest at Marathon High School next Tuesday evening. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 PM
Sophomore Ricky Sucre Gil '23 broke out in a big way with six goals, five assists, and two steals to lead the Raiders to a 28-9 victory over Braddock High School last night at the Ansin Aquatic Center. Sophomore Carson Stanton-Sharpless '22 added seven goals, four steals, and one assist in a strong performance of his own. The Raider offense continued its fantastic play scoring over 20 goals for the fifth consecutive time including another dominant first quarter that led to an 8-1 lead. From there the Raiders would continue to control the game as they cruised to a 28-9 victory and a 5-0 record on the season. The Raiders will get back in the pool for competition today as they visit Gulliver Prep. Game time is scheduled for 5:00 PM.
Freshman Chloe Alfonso '24 had a game high seven goals, and four assists to lead the Raiders to a 20-0 victory over Braddock High School last night at the Ansin Aquatic Center. Freshman Leah Dimond '24 added three goals, and junior Megan Sabates '22 poured in five goals and one assist. The Raiders played a nearly perfect game not allowing any shots on goal in the shutout victory. Offensively, the Raiders moved the ball beautifully and scored on nearly every shot they took. The win moves the team to 4-0 on the season as they head to Gulliver Prep for a key road game this afternoon. Game time is scheduled for 4:00 PM
Senior Chris Basille '21 had his best game of the season going 2-2 from the plate with a team high four RBI's and two doubles in a 17-4 victory over Palmer Trinity. Seniors James Srebnick '21, and Emmet Gershman '21 combined for five hits, five RBI's, and five runs scored to provide support to starting pitcher Jake Martin '21. Martin continued his strong season with four innings of shut out ball and four strikeouts to pick up the win. Other standout performances included sophomore Nicholas Rubino '23 who went 4-4 from the plate with three RBI's, and Jarrett Howland '22 who went 1-3 with two runs scored. The victory moves the Raiders to 4-1 on the season as they return to their homefield to host Everglades Prep this coming Friday. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 PM
Sophomore Gabriel Menendez de Alencar '23 led the way with eight kills, seven digs, three blocks, and three service points as the Raiders continued their sharp play in a three set sweep of Coral Gables High School. Junior De'vonte Payton '22 added nine kills, and six service points in another strong outing. The Raiders continued to show steady improvement from the back line, especially returning serve and continued to receive great play from their hitters up front. The Raiders will get back to practice today as they prepare for a doubleheader at home, Thursday afternoon. Game one is scheduled for 4:30 against Miami Senior High, followed by game two scheduled for 6:00 PM against Hialeah Gardens High School.
Junior Sabrina Shipley '22 led the way with four goals, seven steals, and one assist to lead the Raiders to a hard fought 11-8 victory over MAST Academy to improve to 3-0 on the season. Junior Amanda Harris '23 added three goals, and Mary Logan Woolsey '22 added two goals in a pair of excellent performances. The Raiders took control of the game early on with a 6-0 first quarter and controlled time of possession throughout the match in an 11-8 victory. The Raiders now move to 3-0 on the season as they prepare for a road contest at Gulliver Prep this coming Thursday afternoon. Game time is scheduled for 3:30 PM
From the opening whistle the Raiders played with a sense of urgency establishing an early 7-1 first quarter lead. By half time that lead had been extended to 15-5 as the Raiders cruised to victory. Sophomores Paolo Rebessi '23 and Victor Perez '23 combined for 12 of the 21 goals scored for the Raiders and senior Lucas Gomez '21 continued his final season with another four goal performance. The Raiders also received a strong performance from senior Hayes Holly '21 who contributed four goals and a team high seven steals in a decisive 21-12 victory over Saint Andrews School. The victory moves the Raiders to 3-0 on the season as they prepare to host MAST Academy this afternoon at the Ansin Aquatic Center. Match time is scheduled for 5:30 PM.
This past weekend the Ransom Everglades varsity sailing team competed in their first away regatta of the spring season at the district South Points #2 in Tampa, Florida. Six Raider sailors participated, competing against 16 Florida High Schools. The Raiders had a strong performance, displaying consistency as they went toe to toe with La Salle High School for the title. Heading into the final race of the day, the Raiders held a one point lead but were overtaken and came up just short as they took home second place in the A division. That team of sailors included seniors Javi Garcon '21, Lucas Vianna '21 and Nicolas Echarte '21. In the B division the Raider sailed to victory behind strong performances from seniors Liam O’Keefe '21, and Hannah Bast '21. The Raiders will now get back to practice as they prepare for their third regatta of the year on March 27th when they head to Vero Beach.
Sophomore Gabriel Menendez de Alencar '23 led the way with fourteen digs, thirteen service points, 4 kills, and 2 blocks as the Raiders overcame early adversity to win in four sets by a score of 22-25, 25-15, 25-23, 25-15. Junior Devonte Payton '22 continued his stellar play with a season high 19 kills, 11 blocks, and 10 digs. Senior Ethan Gomez '21 had a team high 30 assists to go along with four digs, and three aces to round out the stat sheet. Despite a slow start in set one, the Raiders found their footing in set two behind strong all around play from the entire group. The Raider defense was sharp in sets three and four to help close out the match. The victory moves the team to 3-0 on the season as they prepare to host Coral Gables High School Tuesday afternoon. Game time is scheduled for 4:30 PM.
Senior Eleanor Dyke '21 had a season high seven goals, and freshman Leah Croom '24 added two of her own as the Raiders rolled to an 18-2 victory on their home field over Coral Shores High School. Junior Joelle Pena '22 had a big night with three goals, three assists and four draw controls. As has been the case all season, the Raiders got out to a big early lead and never let up. Defensively, the Raiders continued their fantastic play holding Coral Shores to five shots on goal. The victory moves the team to 6-0 on the season as they prepare for a road contest at Cardinal Gibbons High School this coming Saturday. Game time is scheduled for 12:30 PM.
All cylinders were firing for the Raider offense in an 18-3 road victory over Somerset South Homestead. As a team, the Raiders hit .351 on the night and knocked in 12 RBI's. Senior Emmett Gershman '21 led the way with two hits and two RBI's. Senior James Srebnick '21 was excellent on the mound striking out 12 in five innings to get the win. The Raider defense was sharp in the field committing just one error on the night. The victory moves the Raiders to 4-1 on the season as they get back to the practice field for a few days before a road contest at Palmer Trinity next Tuesday afternoon. First pitch is scheduled for 3:30 PM.
Junior Devonte Payton '22 led the way with 13 kills, three blocks, and three digs as the Raiders defeated SLAM Academy by the score of 25-19, 25-16, 25-21 in a three set sweep. Senior Ethan Gomez '21 had his best game of the season with a team high 24 assists to go along with four digs, and three aces. Sophomore Adrian Stone '23 added fourteen digs of his own, as well as four aces, and three kills. The Raiders took early leads in all three games and showed consistent effort and quality of play throughout the match as they never trailed. The Raiders will get back in the gym today as they prepare to host Braddock High School tomorrow evening at home. First serve is scheduled for 7:00 PM
Junior Jack Rivas-Vazquez '22 continued his stellar play with five goals, and two assists as the Raiders defeated Palmer Trinity by a score of 11-1 at Robert E. Walker Field. Freshman Jordan Gonzalez '24 added two goals of his own, and three other Raiders found the back of the net to close out the scoring. The Raider defense proved again that it can be a special unit allowing just one goal on the night. Over the past three games the Raiders have given up a total of five goals with strong play from goaltender Elliott Sable '21 and Mark Tabet '22. The victory gives the Raiders a three game winning streak with a road contest at Key West High School on the docket. That game is scheduled for 2:00 PM on Saturday.
Freshman Sofia De la Torre '24 in her debut as a Raider, had the game winning walk off single in the bottom of the 7th with two outs to lead the Raiders to a 14-13 victory over Carrollton on opening night. Sophomore Leah Maduro '23 led the Raiders on the mound in a complete game effort that included 17 strikeouts. Senior Emma Rosenthal '21 contributed in a big way at the plate going 3 for 4 with two runs scored, and sophomore Alice Ochi '23 added three hits of her own, including an RBI double. In a game that went back and forth, it was the Raiders that came up with clutch at bats at key moments leading to a walk off victory. The Raiders (1-0) will get back to the practice field today as they gear up for Mater Lakes High School Friday evening. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 pm at the Boys and Girls Club of Miami.
Junior Sabrina Shipley '22 led the way with three goals, three assists, and two steals as the Raiders rolled to a 15-3 victory over Coral Gables High School to move to 1-0 on the season. Junior Mary Logan Woolsey '22 had a strong performance with three goals, three steals, and one assist. Defensively, junior Dylan Stone '22 led the team with four steals. The Raiders will get back in the pool today for practice as they gear up for a critical road match up with St. Andrews this coming Friday.
Senior George Spillis '21, and junior Jack Rivas-Vazquez '22 each had a pair of goals to lead the Raiders to a 7-3 road victory against Miami Country Day. Senior Leonard Miller '21, sophomore Parker Alahadeff '23, and freshman Ryan Bienstock '24 each contributed a goal of their own to round out the scoring. Defensively the Raiders were excellent allowing just three goals on the evening. The story of the game though, was strong midfield play and control of possession which both were dominated by the Raiders. The victory moves the team to 2-2 on the season as they prepare to welcome Palmer Trinity tomorrow afternoon. Game time is scheduled for 4:30 PM.
Sophomores Sara Broad '23 and Emma G '23 combined for eight goals and three assists as the Raiders rolled to an 18-1 victory over Gulliver Prep to move to 4-0 on the season. Senior Maya Rego '21 contributed in a big way with two goals, one assists, and nine draw controls. Defensively, the Raiders continued their stellar play allowing just one goal on the night. Senior goaltenders Helaina Harris '21, and Hilary Weisburd '21 combined for seven saves. The Raiders will hit the practice field today before hosting Palmer Trinity, Wednesday evening. Game time is scheduled for 6:30 PM.
Junior Geronimo Carom '22 led the way with a game high ten goals, seven steals, and four assists as the Raider offense left off right where they ended in 2020 with a dominating performance against Coral Gables High School. Senior Hayes Holly '21 had a strong all around game with nine assists, and four steals. Another senior, Lucas Gomez '21 contributed five goals, five assists, and five steals. From start to finish the Raiders controlled time of possession and consistently attacked the Coral Gables defense in a 34-4 victory. The win moves the Raiders to 1-0 on the season as they prepare to host Columbus High School tomorrow afternoon at 5:00 PM.
Junior Jake Rivas-Vazquez '22 provided four of the five goals, as the Raiders came through with an important win against a good Key West team by the score of 5-1. In a low scoring affair, it was the Raider defense that controlled the game allowing just one goal on the night. Senior goaltender Elliot Sable '21 had his best game of the season stopping 17 of 18 shots on goal. Junior Levi Gans '22 led the team in ground balls secured with eight. The Raiders will look to get back to .500 as they head to Miami Country Day for a road game this evening. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 PM.
Senior Eleanor Dyke '21 had five goals and three assists to lead the way for the Raider offense in a 14-2 victory. Sophomore Sarah Broad '23 contributed three goals of her own, and senior Maya Rego '21 continued her strong play with two goals and five draw controls. Defensively the Raiders were dominant holding Key West well below their scoring average of twelve goals per game. Senior Sophie Bernstein '21, and junior Victoria Porto '22 combined for five ground ball wins and the senior goaltending duo of Helaina Harris '21 and Hilary Weisburd '21 allowed just two goals on the day. The victory moves the Raiders to 3-0 on the season.
Seniors Chris Basille '21, James Srebnick '21, Emmet Gershman '21, and Jacob Martin '21 combined for seven hits, five RBI's, and four runs scored to help the Raiders to a convincing 11-3 victory on their home field. Sophomore Nicholas Rubino continued his hot start to the season adding two runs, one hit, and one RBI while also throwing two innings of shutout ball. Lefty Howland 23', Justin Saphier '23, and Collin Goff '24 all crossed the plate for their first runs of the season. The victory moves the Raiders to 2-0 on the season as they get back to the practice field today and get ready for a big road contest at Miami Country Day tomorrow evening. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 PM
Senior Elanor Dyke '21 led the way with seven goals, and three assists as the Raiders dominated play from start to finish. Seniors Maya Rego '21, and Rachel Bienstock '21 combined for four goals, one assist, and nine draw controls. The Raiders also received strong play from their underclassmen, led by sophomore Emma G '23 who had three goals and two assists on the night. On the back end the defense was led by seniors Chloe Weisenfeld '21 and Sloane Sell '21. Senior goaltender Helaina Harris '21 also had a strong game with five saves. The victory moves the Raiders to 2-0 on the season as they prepare for a quick turnaround when they host Key West High School this Saturday. Game time is scheduled for 2:00 PM.
At this years 2021 South Points #1 Regatta at Ransom Everglades School weather conditions were partly sunny with morning temps 62F warming to 72F with NW winds from 10kts with gusts to 20kts. The 18 high-school teams completed a total of fourteen races which included the Antilles and Good Hope Day School visiting from the US Virgin Islands. This regatta was a SAISA Mallory Qualifier for the Caribbean teams. Teams did not need to bring their own boats (420's) so all races were equally competitive. Each race completed was 15-17 minutes in length. Two starts were general recall, resulting in I-Flag starts on three instances that boats were flipped, but were recovered. Shorecrest High School from St. Petersburg, FL won the overall.
In the A division, RE seniors Liam O'Keefe '21, Nicolas Echarte '21 and Hannah Bast '21 finished 4th. In the B division seniors Javi Garcon '21, Adam Kaplan '21 and junior Eva Gonzalez-Whitehouse '22 finished 3rd. Combined scores earned RE Sailing a fifth place finish.
Senior Jake Martin '21 struck out ten, and allowed one hit as the Raiders defeated Alonzo Mourning High School 2-0 in their home opener. Junior Nick Rubino '22 provided the scoring for the Raiders going 2-3 from the plate with both RBI's including a solo homerun on his first swing of the season. Senior Chris Basile '21 earned his first save of the season pitching a perfect final inning to secure the victory. The Raider defense shined on opening night making plays all over the field. The Raiders will get back to practice today as they look to build on a strong opening night performance.
Juniors Cameron Franklin '22, and Eli Goldman '22 combined for 32 points, nine rebounds, and four steals as the Raiders closed out the regular season with a convincing 76-57 win over Everglades Prep. Junior Jarrett Howland '22 had his best performance of the season with nine points, and a season high six steals including back to back three pointers in the second quarter to give the Raiders a double digit lead. Senior Pablo Joseph '21 added six points on two three pointers. The victory moves the Raiders to 14-9 on the season as they prepare for a district semifinal showdown with Archbishop Carroll Wednesday evening. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 PM.
Senior Lucas Ortiz '21 had a career night with 33 points on 18-18 from the free throw line as the Raiders defeated Belen Jesuit 52-44. The first half saw the Raiders struggle to make shots, shooting 2-13 from the three point line, yet they managed to stay in the game behind a strong defensive performance. The lid would finally come off the basket in the second half behind Ortiz who would score 20 of the teams 22 fourth quarter points to help erase a six point deficit. Seniors Neil Schiff '21, and Nicholas Lampert '21 would provide crucial plays down the stretch to help the Raiders put the game away. The victory moves the Raiders to 13-6 on the season as they host Palmer Trinity tonight. Game time is scheduled for 7:30 PM.
Senior Rylie Love '21 led the way with 11 points, nine rebounds, and two steals, and freshman Leah Croom added 10 points of her own as the Raiders cruised to 53-33 victory over Marathon High School. Sophomore Kathryn Serra '23, continued her dominant play with a double double (10 points, 10 rebounds). A common theme this season has been strong starts by this Raider team and tonight was no different. A 13-4 first quarter, followed by a 17-6 second quarter gave the Raiders a huge lead at the half. The second half would see both teams trade baskets but the Raiders were never threatened as they kept a double digit lead throughout. The victory moves the team to 9-1 on the season as they prepare for a crucial game at Divine Savior, Wednesday evening. Game time is scheduled for 5:00 PM.
On a night devoted to honoring a tremendous senior class, it was the seniors who dominated play making sure the Raiders would leave the field with a victory over Gulliver Prep by a score of 7-0. Senior Lindsay Gould '21 scored three times, and senior Mia Balestra '21 added two of her own to lead the route. Freshman Izzy Chong '24 rounded out the scoring with two goals while also adding an assist. The Raiders controlled possession throughout the game and constantly attacked the back end of the Gulliver defense. Defensively, the Raiders were terrific, allowing senior Dani Ortiz '21 to record her eighth shut out of the season. The victory moves the team to 8-1 on the season as they get back to the practice field to prepare for a road game at Divine Savior this Friday afternoon. Start time is scheduled for 3:30 PM at Doral Meadows Park
Sophomore Daniel Ribeiro '23 came up big when it mattered most knocking down a pair of three's, and a lay up early in the fourth quarter to give the Raiders a lead they would not relinquish. Senior Lucas Ortiz '21 added 15 points, seven rebounds, and three steals and junior Zach Marcus '22 had his best game of the year with nine points, and seven rebounds. It was the Raider defense that came through limiting Brito to 34% shooting on the night and converting 12 steals into 20 transition points. The victory moves the Raiders to 12-3 on the season as they prepare to go on the road to take on Arch Bishop Carroll Thursday evening. Tip time is scheduled for 7:30 PM.
Sophomore Kathryn Serra' 23 led the way with career highs of 27 points, 31 rebounds, and eight steals in a sensational performance to push the Raiders past Florida Christian and move to 7-0 on the season. Serra '23 had the Raiders first 14 points giving RE a 15-7 first quarter lead. Momentum would carry over in the second and third quarter as the Raiders would extend the lead by as much as 20 points on offensive contributions from seniors Cami Lindsay '21 and Rylie Love '21. The final quarter would see Serra '21 notch a record 30th and 31st rebound to cap off a remarkable evening.
Senior Lindsay Gould '21 had two goals, and freshman Sophia Rua '24 added one of her own as the Raiders played a strong game in their return from winter break. Senior goaltender Dani Ortiz '21 was spectacular in goal as she recorded her seventh shut out of the season. The Raider defense continued its dominant play and remarkably have only surrendered two goals on the season. Mather Davidson '22, Hannah Hicks '21, and Grace Burke '23 all contributed with an assist to round out the stat sheet for the evening. The victory moves Ransom Everglades to 7-1 on the season. The Raiders will hit the practice field today before hosting Gulliver Prep tomorrow evening at 6:00 PM.
Senior Rylie love '21 led the way with 12 points, and four assists as the Raiders moved to 7-0 on the season. Sophomore Kathryn Serra '23 continued her dominance on the glass with a season high 18 rebounds, and seven steals. Freshman Leah Croom '24 had a strong all around game adding eight points of her own to go along with eight rebounds, and three steals. Despite a slow start for both teams, it was the Raiders that found their footing first behind a pair of three point baskets, and tremendous defense early in the second quarter. Following halftime the Raiders would put together a 9-1 run and never looked back as they cruised to a 42-28 victory. The Raiders will now look to run their win streak to eight games as they host Florida Christian, tonight at 7:30 PM.
Senior Pablo Joseph '21 had a career night tallying 18 points on six three pointers, and junior Leo Gershman '22 added seven rebounds, two points, and two steals as the Raiders rolled to a 68-45 victory over MAST Academy. Junior Cameron Franklin '22 added nine points, and six rebounds in a strong performance on both ends of the floor. The victory moves the Raiders to 10-3 on the season as they take their show on the road with a key game at Palmer Trinity this evening. Tip time is scheduled for 6:00 PM.
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.