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Athletes Whose Last Name Begins with D

Raymond “Ray” De Cario (’64) – Football

Named First Team All-Catholic by the Voice newspaper
First Team All Gold Coast Conference selection
1968 Pre-Season All-American for the Naval Academy

Cesar Trigo De Serrano (’05) – Volleyball

Named First Team All-Dade as a senior
First Explorer to receive a college scholarship for volleyball from Mount Olive College in North Carolina
Set a school record for kills per set at Mount Olive

Cesar Hoed De Beche (’88) – Water Polo

Led Dade County in scoring as a Senior
Named First Team All-Dade, First Team All-State and First Team All-American
Earned a Scholarship to the University of Miami

Armando Del Valle (’11) – Track & Field

Most decorated athlete in Columbus History
Two-time State Champ in the 3200 meters, the 1600 meters, and the 4×800 relay
Three-time Regional Champ in the 3200 meters
Four-time Regional Champ in the 1600 meters
Named the Miami-Dade Athlete of the Year in 2011

Andres Davila (’06) – Cross Country

3200 meters GMAC champ in Track
Named 1st Team All-Dade and All-State
Has one of the best distance running careers in CCHS history

Peter De Morejon (’92) – Baseball

Starting pitcher 3 years
County record 24 wins
First team All-Dade

Thomas DeSiato (’76) – Football

Named a Third-Team All-Dade
Received the Scholar Athlete Award
Walked on, received full scholarship at the University of Notre Dame; two-year letterman and member of the 1977 National Championship team

James Desmond (’81) –  Football

Guided the Explorers to a record of 20-4 over two years
Quarterback who led the Explorers offense to their first District title and State Championship Game
Three-year letterman at the University of South Carolina

Orestes Destrade (’80) – Baseball

Played professionally in Japan and in the Major Leagues for four years.
Was on the Florida Marlins opening day roster in their inaugural season.
Works as a baseball analyst for ESPN

Eric Diaz (’05)- Basketball

Most Valuable Player and Second Team All-Dade.
20 points and 11 rebounds per game
Awarded a basketball scholarship to Stetson University

Rick DiBernardo (’80) – Wrestling

State runner-up at 185-pound division as a senior with a 38-2 record.
Also was first team all-county in football as a linebacker.
Won a wrestling scholarship to Ball State.
CCHS Athlete of the Year in 1980.

Scott Dimare (’85) – Football

3-year starter

Athlete of the Year

John Doyle (’69) – Football

First Team All-Dade

Second team All-State
Scholarship to Purdue Univ

David Drier (’83) – Swimming & Diving

4 Years – All-Dade

2 years – All-state
3-time All American

Kirk Dulom (’84) – Baseball

3 year starter
First team All-Dade
UM & New York Yankees