Written by: In Our Schools Sports

Warrior Athletics Has a Banner Year

Despite the many challenges brought on by the pandemic, Westminster Christian School Athletics had a banner year! A record six teams won Regional championships and advanced to their state tournament finals, and one team brought home the State title. 

To end the year, Westminster athletes and coaches stole the show at this year’s Miami Herald All-County Award Ceremony. Nine athletes county-wide were chosen as finalists for the Overall Athlete of the Year Award, four were Westminster students, and two of those four athletes took home the title. 

“These awards and titles are a reflection of the immense talent, dedication and drive that our athletes and coaches continuously showcased throughout the year. I am so proud of what we have been able to accomplish,” said Ben Warren, Westminster’s athletics director. 

Westminster’s student-athletes and coaches also took home awards in Girls’ Volleyball Player of the Year, Softball Player of the Year, Baseball Player of the Year, Girls’ Volleyball Coach of the Year, Softball Coach of the Year, Boys’ Soccer Coach of the Year and Girls’ Soccer Coach of the Year.

Overall Athlete of the Year Award 

  • Saskia Hernandez ‘21
  • Sal Stewart ‘21  

Girls’ Volleyball Player of the Year  

  • Saskia Hernandez ‘21 

Baseball Player of the Year 

  • Sal Stewart ‘21 

Softball Player of the Year 

  • Hailey Donovan ‘21  

Coaches of the Year 

  • Scott Doan – Softball 
  • Josh Kirk – Boys’ Soccer 
  • Antonio Boada – Girls’ Soccer  
  • Julie Doan Kurenuma –Girls’ Volleyball 

Regional Champions 

  • Baseball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Girls’ Beach Volleyball 
  • Softball 

Individual Athletes who Advanced to States: 

  • Track and Field: Ty Walker ‘22, Jayden Higgins ‘21, Gabe Dozier ‘21  
  • Swimming: Mario Solorzano ‘22 

State Champions:  

  • Girls’ Beach Volleyball
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