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For Immediate Release:
October 19, 2015
Media Contact:
Griselle Marino
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Miami Central Rockets win Commissioner's Cup


From left:  Defensive Player of the Year Keir Thomas, Coach Roland Smith, County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime, County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson, District 2 Youth Commissioner Saunteria Guerrier, and quarterback Jerrod Thomas, Offensive Player of the Year.

(MIAMI-DADE, FL) – For the second year in a row, the Miami Central Rockets defeated the Miami Northwestern Bulls, keeping the coveted Commissioner’s Cup in District 2. The game took place at the Traz Powell Stadium, located on the campus of Miami-Dade College North Campus.

The 16 to 0 victory was received with joy by Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime, who represents District 2. “I am elated my team was able to keep the cup and that Miami Central High proved once more just how good their football team is,” he said.

The game was sponsored by Chairman Jean Monestime and District 3 County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson, whose district includes Miami Northwestern High. Two other trophies were presented by Chairman Monestime: Most Valuable Defensive Player of the Year to Keir Thomas, and Most Valuable Offensive Player of the Year to Quarterback Jerrod Thomas.

Miami Central alumni Darryl Holsendolph from the Class of ’81 and D.C. Clark from Class of ’74 attended the game to cheer on their team.

From left, Miami Central alum Darryl Holsendolph, Chairman Jean Monestime, Coach Roland Smith, and Miami Central alum D.C. Clark.