DRAFT: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Football Competes in Playoffs; Girls Soccer Begins Season
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Football. {Macy Meis}

By: Matt Rothman

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas football team had their season end in the first round of the postseason against Monarch High School. 

Despite getting off to a 0-4 start under first-year Head Coach Kieth Hindsley, the Eagles responded with wins in four of their final six games to receive the eighth seed in the playoffs before falling 40-7. 

While the Eagles will have Lawrence Morantus, Caleb Hensley, Ben McCullers III, Ernest Anicet, Rya Ebersberger, Zach Pluim, Enzo Cabrera, Joshua Morgan, Billy Plough, Adam Zayed, Berkley Charles, Georgio Balderama, John Tardolo, Joey Chiera, Jake Artega, Anthoyn Rosario, Justin Lerner, Jeremy Fishkin, John Gruber, Christopher Glasco, Ethan Alty, William Ross and Ryan Cruz all graduate, they still expect to contend in year two under Hindsley with additions from the junior varsity team. 

The boys soccer team had their game rained out against Calvary Christian Academy after they went 11-4-3 last season. 

Their team consists of Jayveer Selvaraj, Aquiles Yibirin, Coby Alhadeff, Dillon Morozov, Sebastian Piccone, Robert Heffner, Esteban Pacheco, Brandon Allman, Samuel Fresneda, Joaquin Guerrero, Jonah Burke, Liam Ulinski, Alex Prada, Anthony Carnuccio, Nolan Alba, Andrew Macbride, Frank Re, Henrique Smith, Sebastian Mira, Soren Chris Jacobson, Valentino Mira, Lukas Avila, Elan Jon Saranga and Daniel Tiplea. 

The girls soccer team fell 1-0 in their game against American Heritage High School and fell to 0-1 for the first time since 2019. Their team consists of Neima Bien-Aime, Katelyn Damponella, Lilly Conn, Sophia Dal Molin, Jackie DeStefano, Grace Dykstra, Laina Engalbart, Alessia Frenquelluci, Morgan Goldman, Breanna Gordon, Audrey Haltiwanger, Courtney Heymach,Adri Hinostroza, Alexa Jourdon, Taylor Le, Sophia Lowry, Emma McGregor, Gianna Rizzo, Emily Rodriguez, Layla Segelnick, Ella Stevens and Kenslee Ward.

These two teams combined to win 27 games last year and will play St. Thomas Aquinas High School in their next game on Monday, November 13.

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Matt Rothman
Matt Rothman
Matt Rothman is a 2018 graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University receiving his bachelor’s degree in journalism and then graduated from the University of Florida as a graduate student. He also works for the Mohave Valley Daily News in Bullhead City, Arizona covering high school sports.
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