SOUTHWEST MIAMI HIGH SCHOOL EAGLES BASEBALL
FOUR EAGLES SIGN WITH COLLEGES
Four seniors from the class of 2017 have signed with colleges. Outfielder Daniel DeLeon will play for Montreat College in North Carolina. The Cavaliers are an NAIA school and play in the Apalachian Athletic Conference. Outfielder Justin Worley signed with ASA College in Miami and first baseman Brett Mantrana is heading to St. Thomas University, where his uncle used to be the head coach. Outfielder Junior Moralobo will be playing for Keiser University in West Palm Beach. The Seahawks advanced to the NAIA World Series this season. Congratulations to all four players for continuing their careers at the next level.
ADAMES NAMED KILLIAN HEAD COACH
Southwest has lost popular assistant coach Hernan Adames to neighboring Killian, where he has been named head coach. Adames replaces another former Eagle, Angel Herrera, who resigned the Cougars job to move into college coaching. We thank Herndog for everything he did for Southwest over the past year.
CRUZ, HERNANDEZ WIN MVP AWARDS
Southwest had its first post-season banquet since 2011 on June 1 and many players were honored on both the varsity and JV teams. The JV's outstanding pitcher award went to Jordan Worley, the best defensive player was Luis Fuentes, top hitter honors went to Rogelio Medina and Osmany Hernandez was most valuable player. For the varsity, Skippy Hernandez won the Eagle Award which goes to an outstanding senior, Brett Mantrana earned top scholar athlete, Jorge Tejeda took best defensive player honors, Erick Orbeta was outstanding hitter, Kike Aparicio captured the best pitcher trophy and Danny Cruz was voted Most Valuable Player. Special thanks to Ana Worley for the great slide show she put together for the event.
HERALD ALL-DADE TEAM
The Miami Herald announced it's annual All-Dade team and several Southwest players were honored. Second baseman and pitcher Erick Orbeta was named to the second team, ace Kike Aparicio and shortstop Danny Cruz were third team all-county and four more Eagles were Honorable Mention: catchers Jorge Tejeda and Mike Piulats, outfielder Justin Worley and first baseman Brett Mantrana.
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Senior Skippy Hernandez will be missed
Danny Cruz accepts the varsity MVP trophy from
coaches Muiña (left) and Pelaez (center).
Junior Varsity MVP Osmany Hernandez
FINAL DISTRICT 15 STANDINGS:
Team W-L Columbus 7-1 Braddock 6-2 Ferguson 4-4 SOUTHWEST 2-6 Varela 1-7
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