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The Gainesville Hurricanes huddle together before their game versus the Oakleaf Knights at Thursday's Region 1 quarterfinal. [Victoria Riccobono]

Photo Gallery: Gainesville Advances To Boys Basketball Regional Semifinals

The Gainesville Hurricanes defeated the Orange Park Oakleaf Knights, 47-46, at the 6A Region 1 quarterfinals Thursday at the Purple Palace.

The sixth seed Hurricanes (18-11) will play at second seed Ponte Vedra Sharks (21-7) Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the regional semifinals. Oakleaf ends its season at 19-7.

Gainesville’s Jacob Wright prepares for a free throw during Thursday’s Region 1 quarterfinal game against the Oakleaf Knights. [Victoria Riccobono]
Gainesville’s Willie Brooks shoots a two-pointer during Thursday’s Region 1 quarterfinal game against the Oakleaf Knights. [Victoria Riccobono]
Gainesville’s Anthony Leivonen gets past a defender during Thursday’s Region 1 quarterfinal game against the Oakleaf Knights. [Victoria Riccobono]
Gainesville’s Brendan Bloodworth jumps for a dunk during Thursday’s Region 1 quarterfinal game against the Oakleaf Knights. [Victoria Riccobono]
Gainesville’s Brian Smith watches the ball after a free throw attempt during Thursday’s Region 1 quarterfinal game against the Oakleaf Knights. [Victoria Riccobono]
Gainesville’s Anthony Leivonen warms up before Thursday’s Region 1 quarterfinal game against the Oakleaf Knights. [Victoria Riccobono]
Gainesville’s Jacob Wright signals for his teammate during Thursday’s Region 1 quarterfinal game against the Oakleaf Knights. [Victoria Riccobono]

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