Miami, Florida, Friday, February 21, 2018 – Mater Lakes Academy’s Boys Varsity Basketball team has advanced to the regional playoffs against Calvary Christian.

The Bears defeated Monsignor Edward Pace High School on Friday, February 16th, 104-94, in the District Championships at Miami Edison Senior High, to bring a back-to-back championship in basketball to Mater Lakes.

The Bears finished their regular season with a record of 22-6 and with a second straight undefeated season in districts at 20-0. Our top scorers for the season are Cyrus Largie for 20 PPG, Dominic Rivera and Julian Garcia with 12 PPG, and Craig Starks Jr with 10 PPG and 8 rebounds a game.

“We are extremely excited where our program is headed, 75% of our season production and experience will come back for next season. Right in time for our grand opening of the new gym. As we continue working towards the opportunity of become state champions,” said Coach Juan Urbina.

On Thursday, February 22nd, Mater Lakes will play at Dade Christian’s gymnasium against Cavalry Christian. Tip-off is at 7:00 pm and the tickets are $7.00 at the door.

Mater Lakes Academy is a Miami-Dade County Public Charter School, with students enrolled in 6th – 12th grade. Mater Lakes Academy has been open since the 2006-2007 academic school year, and is currently in its 12th year under the direction of Principal Rene F. Rovirosa, and is an A school for both the middle school and the high school. For more information, visit the school’s website at

Mrs. Alice Martinez
Mater Lakes Academy
Phone: (305) 698-8000
Fax: (305) 698-1800