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Forty-two Hillsborough County boys and girls senior basketball players will converge Friday at Jefferson High for the Wilkes & McHugh 28th annual United Negro College Fund All-Star High School Basketball Classic.
Action begins with the girls contest at 6 p.m., followed by the boys game. A dunk contest and 3-point shooting competitions also are slated. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Proceeds benefit the United Negro College Fund and financing of local scholarships.
Brandon -- Avery Bolton, Reggie Twiggs; Brooks-DeBartolo -- Warren Hall; Durant -- Jerome Hodge; East Bay -- Xavier Williams, Marcus Wright; Freedom -- Antwan Bradley; Lennard -- Cedric Blatch; Riverview -- Morgan Drummona; Spoto -- Bryan Barr; Tampa Bay Tech -- Andra Benjamin, Mylez Channer, Ryan Cumming, Jonathan Griffin, O'Neal Joseph, Javon Lue
Coach: Adrian Johnson, Tampa Bay Tech
Blake -- Raymond Price-Murray; Citrus Park Christian -- Drake Wagner; Jefferson -- DeAndre Allen, Bernard Pendleton; Hillsborough -- Bryan Hammond; Plant -- Alex Mitura, Connor Moore; Tampa Catholic -- Michael Farotto
Coach: Eric Hayes, Jefferson
Brooks-DeBartolo -- Blessana Moore; Durant -- Kera Kurns, Magan Lee, Akacia Nelson; Newsome -- KK Smith; Tampa Bay Tech -- Tatiana Nelson; Wharton -- Allison Mitchell
Coach: La'Tosha Lewis, Strawberry Crest
Alonso -- Sitia Neeley, Alexis Rodriguez; Blake -- Amari Johnson, Le'Area Wilkerson; Hillsborough -- Savannah Wisdo; Jefferson -- Jazmine Meredith, Simone McCloud, T'Niajah Williams; Plant -- Reggine Brown, Christina Tamargo; Robinson -- Cornika Wright
Coach: Natanya Miller, Jefferson