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Athletics News

List of 8 news stories.

  • Palmer Trinity hires Lance Basler & Jose Herrera to lead Lacrosse Programs

    The Palmer Trinity Athletic Department is proud to announce the hiring of Lance Basler and Jose Herrera as head coaches of the Boys and Girls Lacrosse programs, respectively. These two coaches bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to Palmer Trinity.

    Coach Basler has worked in lacrosse since 2015, most recently as the Assistant General Manager for the New York Riptide of the National Lacrosse League. Prior to that, he served as General Manager, National Teams for US Lacrosse. In that role, he led the administration and operations for the National Team’s program, which includes both men’s and women’s senior and under-19 teams, as well as the men’s indoor team. During his four years at US Lacrosse, Basler was part of three world champion teams – the U.S. Men’s National Team in 2018, U.S. Women’s National Team in 2017 and the under-19 U.S. Men’s National Team in 2016. Prior to US Lacrosse, Basler worked in various college football roles for Louisiana Tech University, Middle Tennessee State University, and the University of Missouri. Basler has a B.A. in Business Administration from University of Washington and an M.B.A. in Sports Business Management from San Diego State University. Basler played varsity lacrosse for three years in high school and at the club level as an undergraduate.

    Coach Herrera currently serves as the Head Coach of the University of Miami Women’s Club Lacrosse team, a position he has held since 2018. Herrera also previously coached at St. John Paul Academy in Boca Raton, where he was also the Director of Development and Alumni Relations. Herrera is thankful to have been afforded the chance to play under and coach with great coaches who have helped formulate his coaching philosophy, which is guided by his three main principles: understanding, appreciation, and getting your job done. Herrera is looking forward to working with and motivating our Falcon athletes. Outside of lacrosse, Herrera is the Co-founder and Vice President of Business Development at Islamorada Beverages and earned a B.S. and M.S. in Criminology from Florida Atlantic University.
     
    Please join us in welcoming Coach Basler and Coach Herrera to PTS and Go Falcons! 
  • Varsity Girls Basketball Overpowers Key West

    Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Basketball team for defeating Key West by a score of 62-39. Amanda Kaplan '24 caught fire from long range to lead the Falcons with 17 points and five three-point FG. Jade Leon '24 and Emily Montes '23 finished with 16 and 15 points respectively. The Falcons, 9-4 overall and the winners of four straight, will turn their attention right to Coral Shores as they host the Hurricanes on Wednesday, January 13th at 4:00 pm. 

    Go Falcons! 
  • Varsity Boys and Girls Soccer Defeat Pine Crest on the Road

    Congratulations to the Varsity Boys and Girls Varsity Soccer teams for their road wins over Pine Crest School. The Varsity Girls led things off with a dominant second half performance en-route to a 2-0 victory. Defense led the way, allowing the offense to attack with quality chances on the counter. Lila Algarin '26 and Jessica Leathe '22 scored the Falcons as Brittney Mills '22 had four saves for her second consecutive shutout. The Varsity Boys followed and won a highly competitive game 2-1. Henry Kuemmel '23 scored for the second consecutive game while William McIntosh '22 scored the other goal. The Varsity Boys Soccer team (4-4) will be back in action on Tuesday, January 12th when they travel to Chaminade Madonna at 4:00 pm. The Varsity Girls Soccer team (6-2) will host Carrollton on Wednesday, January 13th at 3:30 pm. 

    Go Falcons! 
  • Three Straight Wins for Varsity Girls Basketball

    Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Basketball team for their 59-36 victory over St. Brendan, their third win in a row. The Falcons were led by their backcourt of Emily Montes '23 and Jade Leon '24. Leon led all scorers with 18 points and added four assists. Montes scored 15 points with seven steals and three blocks. Angelina Deleon '25 added 12 points. The Falcons (8-4) will travel to Miami Senior High on Saturday, January 9th at 4:00 pm. 

    Go Falcons! 
  • Varsity Boys and Girls Soccer Open 2021 With Wins

    Congratulations to the Varsity Boys and Girls Soccer teams for each opening the 2021 year with 3-0 wins over Miami Country Day and Coral Reef respectively. Oscar Anzola-Schnell '21, Henry Kuemmel '24, and Dylan Lopez '21 scored for the boys while Cristian Lopez '21 earned the shutout with eight saves. Brittney Mills '22 earned the clean sheet for the Varsity Girls team with three saves. Daniela Carbajales-Vieta '24, Jessica Leathe '22, and Mackenzie Metka '24 contributed the goals. Both teams will travel to Pine Crest School on Friday, January 8th with the Girls slated to play at 4:30 pm followed by the Boys at 6:00 pm. 

    Go Falcons! 
  • Varsity Boys Basketball Cruises Past Marathon

    Congratulations to the Varsity Boys Basketball team for their 56-30 victory over Marathon on the road. Palmer Trinity got out to a huge lead early in the game and never looked back. Ernest Robertson, III '22 led the Falcons with 21 points, four rebounds, and four steals. Tyler McCray '22 added 13 points, four assists, and four steals while David Fumagalli '21 scored 10 points and added nine rebounds. The Falcons (5-2) will host Ransom Everglades on Friday, January 8th at 6:00 pm. 

    Go Falcons! 
  • Varsity Boys Soccer Defeats South Dade in Comeback Win

    Despite falling behind 1-0 early and trailing by the same score at the half, the Varsity Boys Soccer team made the necessary adjustments and put together a strong second half where they completely controlled the pace of play to defeat South Dade 3-1. Dylan Lopez '21 scored twice to tie the game and give the Falcons the lead before Oscar Anzola-Schnell '21 put the game away with a long distance blast into the top corner of the net. Cristian Lopez '21 made five saves in goal. The Falcons (2-3) with host Jackson High School on Friday, December 11th at 3:30 pm. 

    Go Falcons! 
  • Varsity Boys Basketball Outlasts LaSalle

    The Varsity Boys Basketball team won another hard fought battle, this time coming on the road against LaSalle by a score of 54-46. Andrew Waldman '21 led the Falcons with another strong outing, scoring 26 points on 8/15 shooting and added six rebounds. Robbie Robertson '22 added 14 points and six rebounds. The Falcons (2-0) will host Somerset Silver Palms on Thursday, December 10th at 7:00 pm for Senior Night. Be sure to arrive early as the ceremony is set to begin at 6:45 pm. 

    Go Falcons! 
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Thursday, 1/14/2021

Soccer - Boys, Varsity

Soccer - Boys, Varsity
Versus
3:30 PM
Home
Divine Savior Academy
Tie 0-0


Wednesday, 1/13/2021

Basketball - Boys, Varsity

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5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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SLAM Charter School
Loss 48-59


Wednesday, 1/13/2021

Basketball - Girls, Varsity

Basketball - Girls, Varsity
Versus
4:00 PM
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Coral Shores
46-51


Wednesday, 1/13/2021

Soccer - Girls, Varsity

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Versus
3:30 PM
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Carrollton
Loss 1-3


Tuesday, 1/12/2021

Basketball - Boys, Varsity

Basketball - Boys, Varsity
Versus
6:00 PM
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Key West High School
Loss 53-59


Tuesday, 1/12/2021

Basketball - Girls, Varsity

Basketball - Girls, Varsity
Versus
4:00 PM
Home
Key West High School
Win 62-39


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