The Varsity Middle School basketball team were named champions at the 2017 South Florida Middle School Conference. The boys went head-to-head against Cushman, defeating them 73-52.
The Raiders were led by Jayden Higgins '21 who averaged 14 points and six assists, Frankie Idlett '21 averaged 17 points and five rebounds, and Jett Howard '22 averaged 12 points and hit eight three-pointers. Marcelo Nunez '21 provided a spark as well from behind the arc hitting six three-pointers in the last two games. Christian Baumer '21 averaged 16 boards a game in the tournament to seal the SFMSC Basketball Title for the Raiders!
The boys defeated Florida Christian in the Quarterfinal and Riviera Prep in the Semi-final before finishing off Cushman to bring home the title.
Tri - SFSMC Tournament MVP's: Jayden Higgins '21, Frankie Idlett '21, and Jett Howard '22.
Season Award Winners: Matthew Sullivan '21 and Marcelo Nunez, Best Teammates, Christian Baumer '21, Chairman of the Boards, Luka Stavrinides '21, Mr. Raider, Jayden Higgins '21, Mr. Consistent, and Frankie Idlett '21, Mr. Hustle.
Team Members: Sebastian Canto '21, Emilio Posada '21, Josh Messinger '21, Juan Carlos Pompa '21, Luka Stavrinides '21, Christian Baumer '21, Marcelo Nunez '21, Matthew Sullivan '21, Jayden Higgins '21, Frankie Idlett '21, Jett Howard '22, and Bakari Edwards '22.
Congratulations to the Gulliver MS Basketball team!