Calvary Chr. 12, Pinellas Park 0
Northeast 2, Largo 1
Carrollwood Day 4, Tampa Prep 3
SP Catholic 10, Bradenton Chr. 2
Countryside 9, Tarpon Springs 2
6A semifinal: Lakewood 74, Ponte Vedra 59
3A final: FAMU 46, Carrollwood Day …
LAKELAND — One of Carrollwood Day coach Karim Nohra's biggest fears was that his young team would actually play like freshmen at the wrong time. Those fears were realized in Thursday night's Class 3A state final against Tallahassee FAMU.
Countryside quarterback Rory Hicks has transferred to Clearwater Central Catholic.
The move became official Tuesday.
LAKELAND — Lakewood's game plan for Thursday's Class 6A state semifinal against Ponte Vedra was all set. As the Spartans trekked up I-4 on Wednesday evening, they talked about their height advantage and how they could score easy baskets in the paint. That plan did kick in — but not until the second half.
Bobby Reinhart held dual roles as boys basketball coach and athletic director at Berkeley Prep for 17 years.
What Heaven-Leigh Jackson did on the mat earlier this month not only made history for Hernando High School and its wrestling program, it also made a major impact on the advancement of girls in athletics.
LAND O'LAKES — Going 10-0 in a fairly strong baseball district shouldn't serve as a painful memory.
All games Friday night at 7. Admission is $7.
Academy of the Holy Names 19, Brooks-DeBartolo 0
Dixie Hollins 7, Gibbs 0
Dixie Hollins 6, Gibbs 1
LAKELAND — When it comes to winning a state championship, Seffner Christian will have to wait 'til next year. Again.
TAMPA — For University of Tampa junior softball player Sahrina Cortes, athletics have always been a family affair.
Lakewood last appeared in the state tournament in 2013. The Spartans (20-3) last won a state championship in 2011. They are headed back to Lakeland today for a 1 p.m. state semifinal against Ponte Vedra (21-6). Here are five things to know about the Spartans and their opponent:
LAKELAND — Well, that was impressive.
SEFFNER — Standing in the middle of a raucous celebration on the Seffner Christian basketball court Tuesday night, senior Darius Lue announced that the Crusaders "never had a doubt!"
BROOKSVILLE — Tuesday night was arguably the most anticipated high school basketball game in Hernando County history, and the crowd on hand at Central backed that up.
TRINITY — The ball was delivered perfectly to Hillsborough's Dexter Stallworth, 18 feet from the rim. Catch and shoot, just like practice.
TAMPA — Thank goodness for ninth-grade AAU basketball.
ST. PETERSBURG — In a game highlighted by exemplary defense, an extraordinary run made all the difference.
ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg has found its groove at the right time. The Green Devils knocked off undefeated Tampa Bay Tech 85-77 in Tuesday's Class 8A region semifinals. The victory places St. Petersburg in a region final for the sixth consecutive season.
Largo, the defending Class 7A state finalist, erased a 10-point halftime deficit to beat Port Charlotte 93-83 in the region semifinals Tuesday in overtime.