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Hawthorne boys’ basketball survives Wildwood scare, advances to Lakeland

Hawthorne boys' basketball celebrates win in locker room

The tension was high at Bill Woods Court. The Hornets held a 28-point lead early in the third quarter, but that lead was whittled down to five by Wildwood early in the fourth. However, Hawthorne stepped up their shot-making in the final period, matching each blow from the Wildcats with …

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Local high school regional hoops roundup

The local high school basketball scene is lighting up tonight. Multiple regional playoff games are taking place across the landscape and six teams are looking to advance. https://twitter.com/NFHSNetwork/status/1232350393205653506 Hawthorne Hornets vs. Wildwood Wildcats (7:00 p.m.): 1A Semifinals The Hawthorne boys basketball team defeats Pahokee 63-39 to advance to the Regional …

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Eastside Boys Basketball Regional Championship Preview

After a strong regular season and a dominant showing in district competition, the Eastside boys basketball team begins play in regional action. District Championship The Rams coasted through the district championship, where they faced Bradford and Santa Fe. In these games, they won by a combined margin of 45 points. …

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Hawthorne Girls’ Basketball Advances to State Semifinals with win over Wildwood

Girls basketball team poses after win

In a physical battle that saw everything from bloodied noses to fan ejections, the Hawthorne girls’ basketball team outfought Wildwood. They won 47-41 in the Regional Finals to advance to the State Semifinals for the second year in a row. Story of the game: Physicality In a game between a …

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Eastside Faces Santa Fe in District Championship

Eastside Boys Basketball will face Santa Fe for the 4A District 5 Championship on Friday, February 14th. Without a doubt, both sides have worked hard to get to this point and will be looking to take home the title. Playoff Success After a bye in the quarter-finals, Eastside cruised past …

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Eastside takes on Hamilton County in districts tuneup

The Eastside boy’s basketball team will take on the Hamilton County Trojans at home on Saturday; this will be their last game before the start of the 4A District 5 Championships. Successful Season It has been a great season for the Rams so far, and they will be looking to …

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P.K. Yonge boys’ basketball suffers heartbreaking loss, falling to Gainesville 66-64

basketball teams go for jump ball

The P.K. Yonge boys’ basketball team is starting to make a habit of losing close games, as Tuesday’s 66-64 loss to Gainesville became their eighth loss by single digits out of 12 total. It was also their second two-point loss to Gainesville of the season, having dropped the first 65-63 …

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Chiefland Boys Basketball Falls to Lecanto After Close Game

The Chiefland Indians played a hard-fought game versus Lecanto Thursday night, but the offense couldn’t secure the win. Following the 51-50 loss, Chiefland’s record is now 6-15. Leading After the First Half The Indians were struggling to start with the same energy as Lecanto. However, they quickly picked up their …

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Hawthorne Boys’ Basketball Team Escapes P.K. Yonge with 63-62 win

It was a wild, back-and-forth game throughout this rivalry match-up between Hawthorne and P.K. Yonge boy’s basketball teams but Hornets pulled through in the end to win 63-62. Hectic final few minutes It looked like Hawthorne had wrapped up the win when they went up 62-56 with just under a …

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