Five Raiders claim all-county honors for winter sports

Five Ransom Everglades' soccer players – including four from the state runner-up boys' team – earned first-team, all-county honors from the Miami Herald for high school winter sports as more than 20 Raiders were recognized in the April 4 announcement. Jasper Broad ’22, Mather Davidson ’23, David Pulido ’22, Juan Rivera ’22 and Christian Sosa ’22 will be invited to an end-of-year banquet to celebrate first-team selections from 2021-22 and announce a player of the year for each Florida High School Athletic Association sport.
Eleven members of the boys' soccer team and five from the girls' soccer team earned spots in the Herald's annual lists of first-team, second-team, third-team and honorable-mention athletes. Six basketball players earned recognition.

Scoring second-team honors: girls' soccer players Hannah Badia ’22 and Lua Balestra ’22; boys' soccer players Nicky Denaro ’22, Dillan Kaye ’22, Kobe Lopez ’23 and Nicolas Sosa ’23. Boys' basketball player Daniel Ribeiro ’23 also made the list. The third team: girls' basketball player Kathryn Serra ’23 and girls' soccer players Sophia Rua ’24 and Sophia Salgueiro ’22. Seven players (see below) earned honorable mention.

Among the first team selections, Broad allowed just five goals for the Raiders while posting a school record 15 shutouts. Pulido, a midfielder, scored five goals and notched five assists; defender Rivera scored one goal and added two assists; defender Sosa tallied six goals and two assists; and Davidson, a defender, tallied eight goals and had four assists. 

First Team

Jasper Broad ’22, boys' soccer
Mather Davidson ’23, girls' soccer
David Pulido ’22, boys' soccer
Juan Rivera ’22, boys' soccer
Christian Sosa ’22, boys' soccer

Second Team
Hannah Badia ’22, girls' soccer
Lua Balestra ’22, girls' soccer
Nicky Denaro ’22, boys' soccer
Dillan Kaye ’22, boys' soccer
Kobe Lopez ’23, boys' soccer
Daniel Ribeiro ’23, boys' basketball
Nicolas Sosa ’23, boys' soccer

Third Team
Kathryn Serra ’23, girls' basketball
Sophia Rua ’24, girls' soccer
Sophia Salgueiro ’22, girls' soccer

Honorable Mention
Ariana Kaye ’24, girls' basketball
Leah Croom ’24, girls' basketball
Nicky Goldberg ’23, boys' soccer
Andrea Paniagua ’24, boys' soccer
Gabriela Pëñå ’24, girls' basketball
Aidan Rothstein ’22, boys' basketball
Rylan Sadler ’22, boys' soccer
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 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.