Congratulations to the Varsity Volleyball team for being named District-Runner up in the FHSAA Class 3A District 16 Tournament. The Falcons then received an at-large bid to continue on in the FHSAA Class 3A tournament, moving on to face Divine Savior in Regional play. The game will be played on Thursday, October 24th at Divine Savior at 7:00pm.
Congratulations to the Varsity Volleyball team for advancing to the 2019 FHSAA Class 3A District 16 Championship game on the heels of a 3-1 victory over Coral Shores. The Falcons will host top-ranked Westminster Christian in the Championship Game on Friday, October 18th at 7:00pm in the PTS Gymnasium. We encourage all Falcons fans to come to the game to support the team, pack the stands, be loud, and to wear GOLD.
Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Golf team for winning the 2019 District Championship, finishing 25 strokes ahead of Runner-Up Carrollton. Remi Bacardi '25 led the Falcons with a fifth place finish and a score of 80 and was followed closely behind by Alessandra Lanz '22 (82), Pamela Ascobereta '21 (85), and Sydney Powell '23 (86). Hannah Grene '23 finished out the scoring for the Falcons. This marks the first time in history that the Varsity Girls Golf team has won the District Championship.
On the boys side, David Fumagalli '21 sank a 10 foot putt in order to force a tie-break playoff hole vs. Westminster Christian in which the Falcons came out victorious to secure third place in the district. Cameron Piedra '20 led the way with a second place overall score of 74. Max Geslin '22, Morgan Powell '21, and Leonardo Fischel '23 also performed well.
Both the Boys and Varsity Girls teams finished top three in the District, resulting in advancement to the Regional Tournament! The Regional Tournament will be held next Monday, October 21st at Eagle Trace Country Club.
On Friday afternoon, prior to the Palmer Trinity vs. Westminster Football game, all senior Football, Cheerleading, and Golf athletes were honored on Senior Day for years of hard-work and dedication to their prospective programs. Alejandro Cortinas, Benjamin Kelley, and Diego Messmacher were honored for Football, alongside managers Douglas Battaglia and Madison Haggard. Cheerleaders honored were Paula Alduncin,, Marie Alencar, Hope Almeida, Vittoria Barreto, Gabriela Cardona, Asha Crichton, Sofia Fanilla, Carolina Gomez, Sofia Munilla, Milla Nicolas-Nader, Natalie Pulido, Catherine Trouillot, Sophie Williams, and Clarisa Zalles Marmol. Lastly, Cameron Piedra was honored for Golf. Thank you to all seniors for the memories and we look forward for what is in store next!
The Palmer Trinity Falcons Varsity Cross Country teams ended the regular season in strong fashion at the 305 Invitational Meet. George Stark '22 once again finished first overall with a time of 16:58 and was followed by 12th place finisher Alejandro Storper '22 (18:33) leading the boys to a 5th place overall finish out of 18 schools. Victoria Barrios '20 (22:58) led the girls to an average of 24:11 en route to a 7th place overall finish.
The Varsity Volleyball came away from the final regular season game with a 3-0 win over Colonial Christian (25-21, 25-18, 25-15) and lasting memories following the Senior Night ceremonies. Seniors Isabella Fajardo Crotty, Olivia Bacardi, Abigail Cohen, and Natalia Rey were honored pre-game for their years of contributions to the Palmer Trinity Volleyball program and took time after the game to thank their family, friends, coaches, and teammates. On the court, the Falcons rallied behind the four starting seniors en route to the 3-0 win. Be sure to be in attendance on Tuesday, October 15th at 5:30pm when Palmer Trinity hosts the District Semifinals as the #2 seed.
In a nail biter, the Varsity Girls Golf team edged out a 160-163 win over Doral Academy in the final regular season match. Despite multiple rain and lightning stoppages, the Falcons were able to persevere to post their lowest score of the season. Pamela Ascobereta '21 and Alessandra Lanz '22 led the team with matching two-over par scores of 37 with multiple birdies. Sydney Powell '23 and Hannah Grene '23 also sank multiple birdie shots en route to respective scores of 42 and 44. The girls will compete in the District Tournament on Monday, October 14th at the Biltmore.
In their final road regular season game, the Varsity Volleyball team beat Westminster Academy in straight sets, 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-19). Abigail Cohen '20 led the Falcons in assists (22), Sofia Santamaria '23 led in digs (13), and Fiona McLaughlin '21 led in kills (14). Sarah Bayas '24 also notched her 100th dig of the season in the win. The Falcons return home for Senior Night on Friday, October 11th at 7:30 pm when they take on Colonial Christian. Plan to be in attendance early as the ceremony starts at 7:15 pm.