North Broward Prep Boys and Girls Soccer Win 1st Game of 2022-23 Season
Mattais Rabbini and Cailey Katz. {NBP Yearbook}

By: Matt Rothman

After neither the North Broward Prep boys and girls varsity soccer teams picked up a win in their first game on Monday, they dominated less than 24 hours later for their first victory. 

Boys Team

The Eagles played well in their opener but settled for a 1-1 draw. However, they responded with a 3-1 win over Miami Country Day High School. Mattais Rabbini had an incredible first half. After drawing a foul in the box to set up a penalty kick. Lucca de Oliviera converted to give the Eagles a 1-0 lead. Rabbini then used his speed to break loose and double the lead to 2-0. The Spartans cut the lead to 2-1, but NBP responded less than two minutes later, with Rabbini registering his second goal of the night for the team’s first victory.

The rest of the Eagles team consists of Arsenii Kantsurov, Vladamir Semenov, Blake Schumaker, Jacob Coffman, Jaime Leon Villarreal Garza, Zachary Brown, Bailey Boettcher, Franco Peri, Alejandro Ramirez, Maxwell Galperin, Christian Llinas Castillo, Santiago Raigoza, Filipe Cabral, Elijah Argov, Sebastian Munoz, Xavier Croke, Iakiv Amchislavkiy, Joao Gabriel Ferreira Konrath, Caio Lobato De Andrade Cunha, and Nicolas Boulton. 

Girls Team

Coming off a historic season last year where NBP reached the State Semifinals after going 16-5-2, the Eagles fell 2-1 to St. Johns II Paul Academy 2-1 in their first game. The lone goal in the game came from Ivory Edgecomb.  

North Broward Prep's Leah Finkelman Commits to Ivy League School
Leah Finkelman dribbles the ball for the North Broward Prep girls’ soccer team. {NBP Yearbook}

The Eagles responded with a 6-0 win over Miami Country Day High School. Leah Finkelman, a senior, committed to the University of Pennsylvania, had two goals and three assists. She previously set the all-time single-season record last year with 34 goals. She now has 80 in her career and 198 points.  

Edgecomb, Lila Brown, Sumayah Brown, and Yaira Espinosa all scored goals. The rest of their team consists of Annabelle Strati, Samantha Cohen, Sienna Lopez, Camryn Berger, Cailey Katz, Lyla Tafaro, Sophie Bigelman, Eduarda Kroschinsky, Laila Dionsiso, Ella Munoz, Isabella Cancellier, Isabella Souza, Megan Tennant, Sophia Souza, Ashleigh Stuart, Madelyn Kunz, and Sloan Munoz. 

The Eagles will be in action on Monday, Nov. 14, against Jensen Beach High School.

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Matt Rothman
Matt Rothman
Matt Rothman is a 2018 graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University receiving his bachelor’s degree in journalism and then graduated from the University of Florida as a graduate student. He also works for the Mohave Valley Daily News in Bullhead City, Arizona covering high school sports.