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High School Basketball Recap: Four local Gainesville teams crash out of playoffs

The law of averages has evaded Alachua County’s men’s high school basketball this season. In one fell swoop, four of the region’s remaining basketball teams were eliminated from contention on Tuesday. In the regional semifinals stage (1-7A), Gainesville High School fell to Columbia 46-42. As for the 2-6A semifinal, Eastside …

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Local High Schools Competing for Regional Basketball Championships

There are two regional championship games tonight that involve Gainesville-based teams. The Matchups Madison County @ Hawthorne, Region 1A, 7:00 p.m. PK Yonge @ Jacksonville University Christian, Region 4A, 7:00 p.m. What to Look For? The Hawthorne Hornets are 25-1 on the season and come into this matchup on a …

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Hawthorne Falls, Trenton Advances to Girls Hoops State Final Tuesday

The Class 1A State Championship game is set for girls high school basketball. After semifinal play, the Trenton Tigers will take on the Holmes County Blue Devils in Lakeland on Tuesday. Semifinals Both the Trenton Tigers and the Hawthorne Hornets advanced to the semifinal round. No. 2 ranked Hawthorne (22-4) …

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No. 2 Hawthorne vs No. 5 Bonifay Holmes County Battle In Girl’s Hoops State Playoffs

Today is a big day for the Hawthorne girl’s basketball team as they play in the State 1A semi-finals this morning at 10 am against Bonifay Holmes County in Lakeland.  The number two Hawthorne Hornets (22-4) will take on the number five ranked Bonifay Holmes County Blue Devils (21-6). Hawthorne …

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High school basketball Regional quarterfinals preview

The high school basketball playoffs are into the regional round and multiple area teams are in action tonight. Gainesville High School, Eastside and Sante Fe all will be representing Alachua County this evening. A win would put these teams into the regional semifinals. Let’s take a look at each matchup and …

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Girl’s High School Basketball Regional Finals

There are four Gainesville-based high school girl’s basketball teams competing in the regional semifinals or regional finals on Tuesday night. What to Look For? The first matchup is between P.K. Yonge and Jacksonville University Christian. The Blue Wave are 27-1 on the season, with their only loss coming at the …

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Gainesville Clinches District Boy’s No. 1 Seed Behind Wilson’s Big Final Home Game

By Brad Freedman and Zach Cohen The Gainesville High School boy’s basketball team welcomed the Columbia High Tigers to Gainesville High on Tuesday night, Gainesville’s final home game of the regular season.  For seniors like guard J’Len Wilson, that gave the game a little more meaning. “It was a very …

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Preview: Ft. Walton Beach Choctawatchee vs. Gainesville

The Gainesville Hurricanes are looking to do something that hasn’t been done since 2015. That is to play in the state regional final in boy’s basketball. The Hurricanes have the opportunity to return to the regional finals Friday night. Standing in Gainesville’s way are the Fort Walton Beach Choctawhatchee Indians. How …

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