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  • Region girls basketball: Sarasota Riverview 57, Plant 52

    TAMPA  — Plant battled through foul trouble and an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to make it a one-possession game late but the Panthers couldn’t quite complete the comeback, losing 57-52 to Sarasota Riverview in a Class 8A region quarterfinal Thursday night. “This entire season the kids have just finished games and ...
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    Thu. Feb. 05, 2015 at 10:02 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • District girls basketball: Plant 45, Alonso 44

    TAMPA — Sydney Johnson seldom left Angel Golden’s side. That was her only assignment from Plant coach Carrie Mahon, one that paid off in the closing seconds as the top-seeded Panthers outlasted No. 2 Alonso 45-44 Friday night for the Class 8A, District 7 championship. After cutting a seven-point deficit ...
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    Fri. Jan. 30, 2015 at 10:22 p.m. | Don Jensen

  • District girls basketball: Plant survives after late turnover

    TAMPA — Plant and host Alonso reached their respective destinations Wednesday, each advancing to the Class 8A, District 7 championship game. But they took different paths. Top-seeded Plant forced a turnover with four seconds remaining to preserve a 43-41 win over No. 5 Wharton; it was the Panthers’ fourth victory ...
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    Wed. Jan. 28, 2015 at 10:18 p.m. | Don Jensen

  • Girls baskeball: Seffner Christian, Indian Rocks set to meet again

    LARGO — Indian Rocks Christian’s reward for beating Osceola 39-15 Friday night in the opening round of the IRC Winter Jam? A game against unbeaten Seffner Christian on Saturday for the tournament championship. The Crusaders buried Plant (7-3) in the opening game, 77-18. It was the eighth straight win for ...
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    Fri. Dec. 12, 2014 at 10:16 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Region girls basketball: Plant withers vs. Palm Harbor U.

    PALM HARBOR — As his team warmed up for its Class 8A region quarterfinal against Plant, Palm Harbor University coach Darian Dublin figured his team was ready. By the time the first quarter ended, he knew it was. The Hurricanes (24-3) jumped to an 11-point first-quarter lead and never looked ...
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    Thu. Feb. 06, 2014 at 10:18 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Girls basketball: Riverview stops Plant for 8A-7 title

    The bad news for Riverview was that point guard Asia Royster had to miss the final four minutes of the first half with three fouls and her team trailing by a point. The good news for the Sharks was that first-year coach Gerard Batista has been stressing defense in practice. ...
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    Fri. Jan. 31, 2014 at 10:08 p.m. | Don Jensen

  • District girls basketball: Riverview settles down; Plant rolls

    VALRICO — Whether it was big-game jitters or the pressure of vying for a fourth consecutive playoff appearance, Riverview started Wednesday’s Class 8A, District 7 semifinal with uncharacteristic sloppiness. “I think we were just playing a bit tight,” coach Gerard Batista said. Once his Sharks finally loosened up, they pulled ...
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    Wed. Jan. 29, 2014 at 9:42 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Girls basketball: AHN knocks off unbeaten Clearwater

    TAMPA — Guards Siobhan Lynch and Cristina Snyder each hit four 3-pointers to lift host Academy of the Holy Names to a 52-49 win over previously unbeaten Clearwater in Friday’s semifinals of the Jaguar Holiday tournament. Academy of the Holy Names goes for its second tournament title in three years ...
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    Fri. Dec. 27, 2013 at 11:17 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • Girls basketball: 7A powers Clearwater, Wiregrass Ranch move on

    TAMPA — Two teams ranked in Class 7A — Clearwater and Wiregrass Ranch — reeled off decisive victories Thursday in the opening round of the Jaguar Holiday girls basketball tournament that puts them on the road to a possible showdown in Saturday's championship game. The fifth-ranked Tornadoes (17-0) remained unbeaten ...
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    Thu. Dec. 26, 2013 at 11:13 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • HomeTeam girls basketball top 25, Week 1

    HomeTeam girls basketball top 25, Week 1 Our girls basketball top 25 for the opening week of the season: 1. Strawberry Crest (20-8 last year): La’Tosha Lewis is not shying away from the expectations. She doesn’t only expect her Chargers to be good, she expects them to be as good as everyone says they will be. “We ...
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    Wed. Nov. 13, 2013 at 7:06 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • District girls basketball roundup: With dominant outing, Freedom widens the gap

    District girls basketball roundup: With dominant outing, Freedom widens the gap TAMPA — When the outcome was no longer in doubt, Freedom coach Laurie Pacholke started pulling her starters from the floor one by one. She shared a long embrace with her daughter, senior guard Neena Pacholke. Faith Woodard joined them on the sideline, accompanied by the exuberant cheers of the ...
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    Fri. Feb. 01, 2013 at 8:32 p.m. | Joel Anderson

  • Girls district basketball roundup: Plant's Tamargo on target from start vs. Alonso

    TAMPA — Plant’s Christina Tamargo nailed her first shot, a 3-pointer from the right side of the floor. A little less than a minute later, Tamargo let fly from the top of the key. Three more points. Later in the first quarter, the 5-foot-8 senior drained another basket over the ...
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    Wed. Jan. 30, 2013 at 10:18 p.m. | Joel Anderson

  • Basketball: Hillsborough girls & boys super 7

    Records through Wednesday’s games Girls 1. Freedom (18-2): Sophomore guard Taylor Emery (21.4 points) is expected to return Friday against Steinbrenner after suffering a concussion Jan. 5. A win clinches the district title. 2. Seffner Christian (19-2): Crusaders cruised to a lopsided victory over then-undefeated Academy at the Lakes, and ...
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    Thu. Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:04 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Basketball: Hillsborough girls and boys super 7

    Records through Wednesday Girls 1. Freedom (16-2): Patriots acquitted themselves well in a pair of holiday tournaments, advancing to the finals of the Queen of Palms Invitational in Fort Myers. Still undefeated against local foes. 2. Seffner Christian (16-2): Rebounded from first two losses of the season with a 60-2 ...
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    Thu. Jan. 10, 2013 at 12:41 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Girls basketball: Academy at the Lakes wins Jaguar Holiday Classic title over Plant

    TAMPA — Last year was a breakthrough season for the Academy at the Lakes girls basketball team, which turned a first trip to the playoffs into a state Final Four appearance. But the Wildcats may have outdone that achievement Saturday.AATL soundly defeated Plant 51-37 to win the championship of the ...
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    Sat. Dec. 29, 2012 at 8:17 p.m. | Darek Sharp

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