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North Suncoast fab five basketball teams

Fab five boys basketball

(records through Thursday)

1. Ridgewood (21-2): Has held seven of past nine foes to 45 or fewer points

2. Springstead (22-0): This team could be poised for a looonnnggg playoff run

3. Land O'Lakes (13-9): In a five-day span, Gators gave Ridgewood and Springstead all they wanted

4. Mitchell (13-8): Entered Friday's game at St. Petersburg on a three-game skid

5. Hudson (14-7): Has clinched second straight winning season, a program first

Boys basketball statistics

Name, school PPG Pts FGM 3PM FTM

Darryn Frazier, Central24.5 441 134 25 86

Kevin Burnell, Land O'Lakes20.8 250 61 9 53

Isaiah Mason, Springstead20.4 408 67 16 58

Jordan Mitchell, Wesley Chapel20.2 262 84 1 35

Kyle Scianna, Gulf 19.8 277 69 14 126

Jarrod Branco, Hudson 18.8 319 89 14 72

Lukas Poderis, Ridgewood 18.2 346 138 8 60

Fab five girls basketball

(records through Thursday)

1. Mitchell (14-8): Unbeaten against North Suncoast competition

2. Gulf (21-4): Coming off big win against less-than-full-strength Wesley Chapel

3. Wesley Chapel (21-2): Still missing injured standout Janelle Mills

4. Wiregrass Ranch (21-4): Three of Bulls' losses have come in their past seven games

5. Nature Coast (18-6): Enter district tournament with more than a week's rest

Girls basketball statistics

Name, school PPG Pts FGM 3PM FTM

Meghan Keough, Land O'Lakes 21.8 240 86 17 45

Nicole Adams, Gulf 20.6 515 153 41 153

Shantel Houston, Wesley Chapel 17.2 310 118 10 30

Kianna Mills, Gulf 14.6 366 132 0 104

Lucy Schneider, Pasco 14.5 261 66 40 27

Ashley Larkin, Pasco 14 252 119 0 15

McKenzie Burns, Central 13.7 205 58 21 36

Coaches are reminded to call in scores each night to 1-800-333-7505, ext. 8123 or e-mail

North Suncoast fab five basketball teams 01/30/09 [Last modified: Friday, January 30, 2009 8:45pm]
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