Congratulations to Brandon Pottinger '22 for being selected to the All-Dade First Team! This is Pottinger's first selection to the All-Dade First Team and comes on the heels of his 2021 FHSAA Class 1A High Jump State Championship Title. Earlier this season, Pottinger broke the school record in the High Jump, scoring 2.04m (6'7").
Congratulations to the following Falcons for also being honored by the Miami Herald as All-Dade Selections:
Second Team All-Dade: EmmeFundora '23 - Softball Brosnan Lopez '22 - Lacrosse Sydney Powell '23 - Lacrosse Isaiah Thomas '21 - Track & Field: 110m Hurdles Caroline Zamek '22 - Softball Track & Field 4x100m Relay Team - Jose Corbo '21, Brandon Pottinger '22,
Luca Martinez '23, Kyle Kelsey '23
Third Team All-Dade: Carlos Calleja '21 - Baseball Jose Corbo '21 - Track & Field: Javelin Isaiah Thomas '21 - Track & Field: High Jump, 300m Hurdles Ernest Robertson, III '22 - Track & Field: Triple Jump
All-Dade Honorable Mentions: Maria Camposano '24 - Track & Field Emily Cerda '27 - Softball Kinsey Cerda '27 - Softball Angelina Deleon '25 - Track & Field Gabriella Dorta '22 - Track & Field Austin Foster '23 - Track & Field Jake Pearcy '24 - Baseball Gina-Marie Pineda '26 - Softball Daniella Perez-Cartaya '24 - Track & Field Noelani Sadler '24 - Track & Field Sebastian Salazar '22 - Track & Field Jeremy Shodell '21 - Baseball Andrew Sondon '22 - Baseball George Stark '22 - Track & Field Alejandro Storper '22 - Track & Field Andres Williams '24 - Baseball
Congratulations to the Varsity Track & Field teams for finishing up an incredible season by competing in the FHSAA Class 1A State Championship Meet at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. The Varsity Boys Track & Field team finished 5th overall out of 52 teams with a total of 35 points. The Varsity Girls Track & Field Team finished 19th overall out of 47 teams with 13 points.
Additionally, Brandon Pottinger '22 finished as the FHSAA Class 1A State Champion with a High Jump score of 1.97m. Pottinger becomes the first Falcon to win an Individual State Title in Track & Field since 1992. In total, Palmer Trinity won 21 medals across 11 athletes and 18 events. See all medalists below:
Brandon Pottinger '22: High Jump (1st); 4x400m (5th) Isaiah Thomas '21: High Jump (3rd); 110m Hurdles (6th) Ernest Robertson, III '22: Triple Jump (5th); 4x400m (5th); 4x800m (5th) George Stark '22: 1600m (5th); 4x800m (5th) Austin Foster '22: 4x400m (5th); 4x800m (5th) Sebastian Salazar '22: 4x400m (5th) Alejandro Storper '22: 4x800m (5th)
Congratulations to the Varsity Boys Track & Field team for winning the FHSAA Class 1A Region 4 Championship and to the Varsity Girls Track & Field team for finishing as the Regional Runner-Up. In all, 12 school records were broken on a terrific day which saw our Falcon athletes turn in incredible performances.
- Girls 100m Hurdles: Gabriella Dorta '22 (17.02) - Girls 300m Hurdles: Maria Camposano '24 (47.34) - Girls 1600m: Daniella Perez-Cartaya '24 (5:24.37) - Girls 4x800m: Angelina Deleon '25, Gabriella Dorta '22, Sinaya Sadler '22, Daniella Perez-Cartaya '24 (10:05.66) - Boys Javelin: Jose Corbo '21 (47.92m) - Boys Triple Jump: Ernest Robertson, III '22 (13.52m). - Boys 110m Hurdles: Isaiah Thomas '21 (16.29) - Boys 300m Hurdles: Isaiah Thomas '21 (42.70) - Boys 200m: Brandon Pottinger '22 (22.14) - Boys 400m: Austin Foster '23 (50.45) - Boys 4x100m: Jose Corbo '21, Brandon Pottinger '22, Luca Martinez '23, Isaiah Thomas '21(43.00) - Boys 4x800m: Austin Foster '23, George Stark '22, Ernest Robertson, III '22, Alejandro Storper '22 (8:21.31)
Best of luck to the Track & Field teams as they had to the University of North Florida in Jacksonville to compete in the FHSAA Class 1A State Championships on Friday, May 7th.
Congratulations to Kyndal Royal who has signed to continue on his football career at the collegiate level and committed to Delaware State University.
Royal was honored four times by the Miami Herald as he was selected to the All-Dade Third Team in 2017 and 2018 and named an All-Dade Honorable Mention in 2016 and 2019. Royal was also selected to the South Florida Independent Football All-Conference First Team in 2020 and Second Team in 2019.
Royal was a leader in the Falcons secondary for the past five years and also handled kick returns. He finished his high school career with 128 tackles, nine interceptions, and six fumbles recovered. Best of luck to Kyndal and we can't wait to see what the future has in store!
Despite falling to Somerset Silver Palms in the Conference Championship Game, congratulations to the Varsity Softball team on a fantastic season and an 11-6 record as they finish as the Conference Runner-Up.
Additionally, congratulations to the following Falcons on their All-Conference Selections:
First Team All-Conference: Emily Cerda '27, Emme Fundora '23, Caroline Zamek '22 Second Team All-Conference: Kinsey Cerda '27, Gina Pineda '26 Third Team All-Conference: Attie Crews '21, Megan Keller '21 Scholar Athlete: Michelle Matos '25 Player of the Year: Caroline Zamek '22
Congratulations to Georgia Malueg (California Institute of Technology - Soccer), Andrew Waldman (Occidental College - Basketball), and Caleb Young (Delaware State University - Football) for signing to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Malueg, Waldman, and Young were surrounded by family, friends, coaches, and administrators to commemorate the moment.
Malueg was a star on the Varsity Girls Soccer team for the past five years. She was selected by the Miami Herald to the All-Dade First team in 2019 and 2020, the All-Dade Third Team in 2017, and as an All-Dade Honorable Mention in 2021.
Waldman was a three-year letterman for the Varsity Boys Basketball team. In addition to being named to the All-Dade Second Team (2021), All-Dade Third Team (2019), and an All-Dade Honorable Mention (2020), Waldman entered the 1,000 point club this year and leaves Palmer Trinity as the record holder for rebounds in a game with 22, Field Goal Percentage in a season (134/267, 50% in 2019), and Career Field Goal Percentage (318/678, 47%).
Young was a force on the Offensive and Defensive Lines for the Varsity Football team the past three years. He was named to the All-Dade Second Team in the Fall of 2019 and as an All-Dade Honorable Mention in 2018. Young was also named First Team All-Conference the past two seasons. He finished second on the team in both tackles and sacks as a Senior.
We can't wait to see what is in store next for these three Falcons and we are so proud of all they accomplished here at Palmer Trinity!
Congratulations to the Varsity Softball team on their 15-0 win over Ransom Everglades on Senior Day, marking their second shutout in as many days. Emme Fundora '23 earned the win on the mound, her seventh of the year. Caroline Zamek went 2-3 with two RBI's while Attie Crews '21 went 2-4 with two RBI's. Megan Keller '21 scored three runs. Prior to the game, Crews and Keller were honored on Senior Day for their seven years of dedication, hard work, and commitment to the Palmer Trinity Softball Program. The Falcons (9-5) will travel to Southridge on Monday, April 19th at 7:00 pm.