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Cambridge's Bode to sign with Florida Southern

Cambridge senior basketball player Rachael Bode has committed to play at Florida Southern College and is planning to sign with the school Friday, her father Bruce said.

A four-year starter for the Lancers, Bode scored 1,343 career points at Cambridge, helping the Lancers to back-to-back Class A region final berths the past two seasons.

As a senior, Bode averaged 15.5 points, 6.6 rebounds, 4.0 steals and 2.7 assists a game for the Lancers, who were 13-9 last season. She scored in double figures in 19 of her 21 games.

Bode was a Times All-Hillsborough County honorable mention recipient for four years, first earning the honors as an eighth grader at Citrus Park Christian.

Bode was also considering the University of Tampa and Baylor, her father said,

-- EDUARDO A. ENCINA (; Twitter: @EddieHometeam