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Pinellas: The week ahead

The week ahead

A look at the top prep events across the county (district girls soccer tournaments will be played at various sites across the county through Friday):

Girls basketball, Lakewood (15-3) at Gibbs (7-8), 7:45 tonight: At its best, Gibbs can stick with the talented Spartans. The problem is, the Gladiators have been a tad inconsistent this season and that won't cut it against a Lakewood squad that seems to be peaking.

Boys basketball, Admiral Farragut (9-2) at Northside Christian (6-4), 7:45 tonight: The Blue Jackets are the favorite in Class 2A, District 10 and can pull away from the field with a win over the Mustangs.

Girls basketball, Tampa Catholic (19-1) at St. Petersburg Catholic (12-3), 7:30 Wednesday: The Barons feel good about themselves after Saturday's impressive 71-49 win over Clearwater, but TC is arguably the area's best squad. Barons guard Jerica Coley needs 28 points to reach 1,500 for her career.

Boys basketball, Boca Ciega (12-7) vs. Lakewood (10-3) at Eckerd, 7:45, Thursday: This is an added game between fierce south county rivals who are no longer in the same classification. The game was moved to Eckerd because of an expected large crowd; teams will split the gate.

Boys soccer, Indian Rocks Christian (12-5) at Seffner Christian (11-4), Bay Conference Championship, 4 Thursday: IRC can secure its second straight conference title with a win over Seffner Christian, which already owns a 6-1 victory over the Golden Eagles this season.

Boys basketball, North Port (15-1) at St. Petersburg (14-4), 7:45 Friday: The Green Devils have fallen behind in the 6A-7 race and will likely need to win to stay alive for the No. 1 seed.

Boys basketball, Gibbs (13-5) at Largo (16-3), 7:45 Friday: This game is for the top seed in 5A-12. The Packers won the first meting against the Gladiators.

To report scores

Coaches are asked to call 1-800-333-7505, ext. 8123 no later than 11 p.m. each night.

On the Web

Have a question for one of our prep writers? Want to sound off in response to one of our county-by-county writers' blogs? Nominate Top Performers for the month? For this and more, check out our high school sports blog at

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Pinellas: The week ahead 01/18/10 [Last modified: Monday, January 18, 2010 9:52pm]
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