Carlos Taveras scored a career-high 36 points to lead host Southwest to a 71-56 victory over South Dade Thursday night. The victory was the first at Southwest for new head coach Rick Landera. Taveras hit eight 2-pointers, four three-pointers and was eight-for-eight from the foul line. The school record for most points in a game is 45, set by Chris Lefferts in 1958. The Eagles (1-1), who never trailed, led 15-9 after one quarter, 36-27 at the half and 55-38 entering the final period. The Bucs are 0-1.
The scoring:
Carlos Taveras 36
Ray Perez 10
Joshua Fernandez 8
Josue Mendoza 6
Jaycee Ruiz 5
Josnel Aloma 3
Collin Bethel 3





Carlos Taveras out-scored all of his teammates combined