GABLES BLANKS SOUTHWEST, 38-0

Coral Gables blew open a close game in the second half and went on to defeat Southwest, 38-0, at Tropical Park in the final game of the season for both teams. The Eagles (2-7) dominated the first quarter gaining 80 yards on two drives while the Cavaliers (4-5) were limited to 7 offensive plays and two punts. In the second period, Gables third possession was another three-and-out but the fourth time they got the ball, they drove 70 yards on 6 plays to take a 7-0 lead on a 27-yard run 2:40 before halftime. The Cavaliers scored 24 more points in the third quarter, including two touchdowns within a 19-second span, to put the game out of reach. The game stats are here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Herman Rodriguez, one of four graduating seniors, is the epitome of a student athlete. He currently has a 4.2 GPA, scored an 1130 on his SAT, and plans to study Computer Engineering in college. As assistant coach Pat Alexandre put it, "Since I’ve been at Southwest, there has not been a day where Herman didn’t leave it all on the field. I’m blessed to have had the opportunity to coach such a ... hardworking young man."