A lot of girls high school regional semifinal games played in our area tonight, a big game for a former Gator hooper and more in our Tuesday Sports News and Notes…
** A lot of local teams are playing in girls high school basketball regional semifinals tonight. Gainesville High hosts Leesburg in Class 6A, Region 2 and Newberry will host Crescent City in Class 1-A, Region 4. Buchholz, Eastside, PK Yonge, Hawthorne and Union County will all be on the road.
** Former Gator basketball star Bradley Beal is having an excellent rookie season in the NBA. Last night, he scored a career high 28 points helping his Washington Wizards down Milwaukee 102-90. Al Horford scored 21 as his Atlanta Hawks down Dallas.
** Quarterback Michael Vick signed a restructured one year deal and will stay with the Philadelphia Eagles.
** The Gator men’s basketball team, facing Kentucky tonight, falls five spots to No. 7 in this week’s AP Top 25 college basketball poll. The Wildcats are No. 25.
** Alabama is at Georgia tonight in the only other SEC men’s basketball game on the schedule for this evening.