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District boys soccer
Class 2A, District 9 semifinals: At Tampa Catholic, top-seeded Berkeley Prep (12-10-2) got goals from four players, and a shutout from keeper Ben Milliken, in a 4-0 rout of No. 4-seeded Clearwater Central Catholic. Tyler Sacone, Connor Castro, Warren Backman and Will Sibson scored for Berkeley.
In the nightcap, No. 3-seeded St. Petersburg Catholic pulled off a mild upset with a 2-1 victory against host TC (13-2-2). The Barons face Berkeley in Friday’s 7 p.m. final at Tampa Catholic.
HomeTeam Hot Shots
Deliah Autry, Robinson. The Knights senior scored a game-high 27 in her team’s 56-19 rout of Chamberlain.
Thomas Dziagwa, Tampa Catholic. The freshman scored a career-best 21 — including five 3-pointers — in the Crusader boys’ 92-60 rout of St. Petersburg Catholic.
Alexandra Daley, Tampa Prep. The Terrapins’ captain notched her second hat trick of the season in a 4-2 region quarterfinal win against Bradenton St. Stephen’s. All three of Daley’s goals came in the first 15 minutes.
Corey Salzer, Berkeley Prep. The 5-foot-7 Bucs senior had a season-high 28 in her team’s 49-33 win against Canterbury.
Jonathan Jean, East Bay. The Indians’ sleek sophomore point guard scored a game-high 26 and had the assist on Anton Crutcher’s winning basket with 3.4 seconds to go in a 74-73 victory against Armwood.
By the numbers
5 Consecutive wins for Plant’s boys basketball team, a 63-27 winner Wednesday against Riverview. Plant (11-10) was 4-7 at one point this season.
9 Consecutive 20-win seasons for Tampa Prep’s boys basketball team (20-1), which reached the milestone — again — with Tuesday’s 69-55 triumph against Brooks DeBartolo
11 Career victories (against no losses) compiled by Berkeley Prep senior boys soccer standouts Daniel Felman and Tyler Sacone against CCC.
1,024 Career points for Tampa Catholic junior Isiah Thomas, who reached the millennial mark in the Crusaders’ 82-80 overtime win Tuesday at Wiregrass Ranch. Thomas, who scored nine Wednesday against St. Petersburg Catholic, is the 23rd Crusaders player to reach 1,000 points.