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DURHAM, GRAY MAKE ALL-STATE

BASKETBALL

Tampa Prep's Juwan Durham and Berkeley Prep's Justin Gray were named first-team all-state selections by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and Source Hoops.

Durham, the Tampa Bay Times' all-Suncoast player of the year, was the only sophomore on the Class 3A first team. The 6-foot-10 forward averaged 21.6 points, 11.5 rebounds and 5.7 blocks to help the Terrapins reach the 3A state championship game. He was the only local among the top 15 players in his class.

Gray was a first-team pick in 4A. The 6-foot-4, Texas Tech-bound guard averaged 17.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists for the state semifinalists.

Tampa Catholic senior Chivarsky Corbett was a second-team selection in 4A. The 6-foot-7 Delaware signee averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds.

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RECRUITING

Two pick colleges

Fivay senior Cole Manion signed to wrestle at Campbellsville University last week.

Manion (120) was a first-team all-North Suncoast wrestler. He finished the year 47-12 and placed fifth in the Class 2A state meet. Manion was the Sunshine Athletic Conference champion in his weight class and also won a district title.

Land O'Lakes linebacker Colin Irwin recently orally committed to Huntingdon (Ala.) College. The 6-foot, 190-pound senior ranked second on the team with 116 tackles (17 for loss) last fall. He also had 1.5 sacks and an interception.

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ET CETERA

BASEBALL: Seth McClung has played professional baseball since he was drafted in the fifth round by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 1999. Now, with his playing career officially over, he will try his hand at coaching. McClung will be the new baseball coach at Keswick Christian at the end of this season. Prior to this job, McClung was a girls basketball coach at Pinellas Park and Osceola. McClung, 33, will take over a program that has not had a lot of baseball success. The team is 7-8 this season and trails Canterbury and Lakeside Christian in Class 2A, District 8.

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