Boys basketball region semifinals recap


Class 7A

Sarasota Riverview 78, Alonso 71

Class 6A

East Lake 83, Punta Gorda Charlotte 59

Lakeland Kathleen 66, Plant City 63

Class 5A

Jesuit 45, Blake 40

Leesburg 66, Fivay 61

Class 4A

Astronaut 69, Tampa Catholic 55

Class 3A

Bishop McLaughlin 84, Carrollwood Day 66

Class 2A

Cambridge Christian 61, Brandon Academy 29

Prime time performers

G Anthony Bittar, Sr., East Lake: Had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists in a win over Wiregrass Ranch. 

G Dean Gabrelcik, Sr., East Lake: Finished with 20 points, six assists, five rebounds and four steals in a win over Wiregrass Ranch. 

G DJ Haynes, Jr., Plant City: Scored a team-high 20 points and had five rebounds and three assists in a loss to Lakeland Kathleen. 

G Eric Howard, Sr., Fivay: Had a team-high 20 points in a loss to Leesburg.

G Josh Martin, Jr., Wiregrass Ranch: Scored a team-high 19 points in a loss to East Lake. 

G Gavin Martinez, Sr., Cambridge Christian: led all scorers with 24 points in a win over Brandon Academy.  

F Derrick Mitchell, Jr., Tampa Catholic: Finished with 19 points and four rebounds in a loss to Astronaut. 

F/G Dillon Mitchell, Jr., Bishop McLaughlin: Led the Hurricanes with 24 points and 12 rebounds in a win over Carrollwood Day. 

F Joe Pesansky, Fr., Jesuit: Led the Tigers with 15 points, seven rebounds and two steals in a win over Blake. 

G Emanuel Sharp, Jr., Bishop McLaughlin: Finished with a team-high 28 points in a win over Carrollwood Day. 

G Trent Scott, Sr., Alonso: Scored a team-high 23 points in a loss to Sarasota Riverview. 

G Ryan Weir, Sr., Jesuit: Had 12 points and seven steals in a win over Blake. 

Friday’s region finals schedule

All games at 7

Class 6A

Punta Gorda Charlotte at East Lake

Class 5A

Jesuit at Naples

Class 3A

Bishop McLaughlin at Fort Myers Canterbury

Class 2A

Southwest Florida Christian at Cambridge Christian