Miramar Ansin Center–For the second consecutive week, Plantation Wildcats and West Park Hurricanes fought for one goal—-a state championship.
In the end, the Wildcats came up short losing 6-0 to the Hurricanes,
“We wanted to prove ourselves once again; I got to give it up to our defense.” West Park Head Coach Ceasar Seige said.
West Park defense played lights out throughout the entire game, led by #54 Tron Shepard, the Hurricanes made it a long afternoon for Plantation.
West Park jumped out quick and early scoring on their first drive, anchored by Hurricanes quarterback, #2 Shane Carter, who connected with the dynamic, #3 Keyshawn Brown for a 27 yard fade route touchdown pass. The Hurricanes showcase their versatile offensive attack by utilizing their top running back as a wide receiver, catching the Wildcats in a one on one mismatch.
The Wildcats responded with some big plays from #5 Noah Hart and #8 Maurice Newton, but the closer the Wildcats would get to the end zone, seemly the West Park defense stiffened making the necessary adjustments to deny Plantation from scoring.
Plantation caught a huge break in the 4th quarter, when West Park’s QB, #2 Shane Carter takes a huge sack compliments of Plantation’s nose tackle, #55 Zachary Thomas, forcing a fumble that was recovered by Plantation’s #20 Khaheim Simon with 4:44 remaining. Plantation had one last drive to become the 2011 Champions which featured #20 Khaheim on three straight carries, but Hurricanes swarmed to the ball in category 5 style, forcing the Wildcats to turn the ball over on downs, sealing their victory!
“We proved ourselves all year,” West Park coach Caesar Siegel said.”I told my boys just to maintain and that is what we did to win this game.”