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Friday Sports News And Notes…

By on February 22nd, 2013

Lots of postseason high school basketball, the Daytona 500, SEC championship action and more in our Friday Sports News And Notes…

** The Buchholz girl’s basketball team plays in a Class 7A state semifinal game today in Lakeland.   The Bobcats play a team from Tampa.

** A lot of local high school boy’s basketball regional finals are set for Saturday.  Gainesville High travels to play Orlando Edgewater; Williston takes on Orlando Lake Highland Prep and Union County is at Baldwin.   Hawthorne will host Hamilton County as well.

** The Florida women’s basketball team falls to Vanderbilt 68-57 at home on Thursday.    Florida falls to 15-12 and to 4-9 in the SEC and will play at Alabama Sunday.

** The SEC Swimming and Diving Championships are wrapping up.   The Gator men are in first place and the women are in second heading into Friday action.

** The Gator softball team is now 14-0 after winning two games in a tournament in California; UF beats Loyola Marymount 8-2 and Oklahoma State 2-0.   Today,  Florida is scheduled to play number seven Missouri and Syracuse.

** Big weekend in Daytona with races all weekend long with the big one, the Daytona 500, to be run on Sunday.

** Gator lacrosse and women’s tennis will be in action as well; lacrosse has two matches at home this weekend with UC Davis being the first one up on Friday, while women’s tennis plays Stanford at 11 a.m. on Sunday.


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