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Boys basketball program is strong at Chaminade-Madonna

The Chaminade-Madonna High School boys’ basketball team is doing very well early in the season.

Head Coach Andre Torres said the team is playing a well-balanced game and should have a successful season. “Our defense has to step up. We are playing against some good competition,” said Torres.

Chaminade-Madonna has defeated McArthur, Wellington, Park Vista, Florida Christian, Calusa Prep and Grandview Prep.

Top players include Nikita Orap, a shooting guard who recently signed with Nova Southeastern University. He is from Russia.

Another top player is Leandro Allende. He is a guard who averages 17 points and seven rebounds a game. Allende is from Puerto Rico and is a member of the Puerto Rico National Basketball Team. And he is a success in the classroom. A junior, he has a 4.4 GPA and may receive college basketball opportunities from Harvard, Princeton, George Mason University and the University of Richmond.

Josh Sanchez, a senior guard averaging 20 points a game is receiving interest from division II basketball programs.

Benjy Dumornay, a senior, averaging ten points a game is receiving interest from Barry University and Eckerd College.

The season is young and the team intends to perform well during the regular season with hopes for the playoffs.

David Volz
David Volz
David Volz has been a reporter for Hollywood Gazette since 2011 and has worked for numerous community news publications throughout South Florida over the past two decades including the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Miami Herald and South Florida Business Journal. He is a Professor in the Business department at Broward College and the editor of the Coral Springs Connection, an online community news website. He covers city government, schools, sports events, cultural activities, faith groups and workplaces.

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