Nick Pierce, Correspondent
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – Rickards took advantage of a strong first half to stay unbeaten, holding on to defeat Leon 73 – 59.
Although Rickards was away, the Raider fans came out to support them in masses. Rickards (5-0) fans outnumbered the Lions support, giving the gym a home feel for the Raiders. They fed off this energy and scored 12 straight points to start the game. Deandre Barnhart scored six of them.
Barnhart went on to score all twelve of his points in the first half, leading the Raiders to a 44 – 23 halftime lead.
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Luke Fay, Correspondent
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – The game was tight for all four quarters, but Wakulla managed to pull away from the Clay for a 34-24 victory and earn a spot in the 5A State Final.
Wakulla head coach Barry Klees could barely contain his excitement after the game. “Well, were extremely happy, I can’t express enough happiness.”
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TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – Most coaches would be ecstatic with a blowout win, but coach Eli Bryant hold his Rickards basketball team to a higher standard.
The Raiders ran away with the game in the second half closing out an 83-57 rout of Chiles, however the win still left Bryant wanting more out of his team. Continue reading Rickards Rolls Over Chiles