Boys basketball: Tampa Bay area report — Nov. 23, 2023

Take a look back at the scores and top performers from Wednesday, then look ahead to Friday’s Hoop Feast, the largest Thanksgiving tournament in the state.

John Stephany Shootout (at Seminole)

Wednesday’s scoreboard

Sickles 88, Largo 69

Jesuit 68, Palm Harbor University 29

Seminole 70, Mitchell 53

Prime time performers

Nate Boakye, Jesuit: Had 11 points and four steals in a win over Palm Harbor University.

Eddy Hernandez, Sickles: Scored 11 points in a win over Largo.

Fillipe Frangie, Mitchell: Recorded 12 points and six rebounds in a loss to Seminole.

Ian Kyler, Sickles: Led the Gryphons with a team-high 30 points in a win over Largo.

Carter Reins, Jesuit: Had 10 points and eight rebounds in a win over Palm Harbor University.

Gabe Scott, Sickles: Ended up with 21 points in a win over Largo.

Thomas Suggs, Sickles: Scored 16 points in a win over Seminole.

Ben Unger, Mitchell: Finished with 12 points and six rebounds in a loss to Seminole.

Other area action
Wednesday’s scoreboard

Springstead 65, Sunlake 47

Prime time performers

Nick Cordero, Springstead: Finished with 25 points and three rebounds in a win over Sunlake.

Austin Nicholson, Springstead: Ended up with 14 points and five rebounds in a win over Sunlake.

Up next

On Friday, the Tampa version of the National Hoop Feast starts at the Wiregrass Sports Complex. The two-day tournament is touted as the largest Thanksgiving boys basketball event in Florida with more than 80 teams participating. Tickets are $12 for 12-and-under and $25 for day passes. Cash or card is accepted. Here is Friday’s schedule for area teams.

East Bay vs. Lakeland McKeel Academy, 10 a.m. (Court 3)

Carrollwood Day vs. Fort Myers Canterbury, noon (Court 1)

St. Petersburg vs. Everglades, noon (Court 2)

Clearwater vs. DME Academy, noon (Court 5)

Winthrop College Prep vs. Southeastern Prep, noon (Court 7)

Leto vs. Coral Glades, 2 (Court 1)

Tampa Bay Tech vs. Ocala Forest, 2 (Court 1)

Tampa Catholic vs. Orlando Edgewater, 2 (Court 3)

Weeki Wachee vs. Bradenton Southeast, 2 (Court 6)

Hillsborough vs. Wesley Chapel, 2 (Court 7)

Brooks DeBartolo vs. Meadowbrook Academy, 2 (Court 8)

Bell Creek Academy vs. Thomas County Central, 4 (Court 1)

Ruskin Christian vs. Southeastern Prep, 4 (Court 2)

King vs. Wolfson, 4 (Court 3)

Sunlake vs. Canterbury, 4 (Court 5)

Jefferson vs. Port St. Lucie, 4 (Court 6)

Lennard vs. Eustis, 4 (Court 8)

Blake vs. Union Grove, 6 (Court 1)

Oldsmar Christian vs. Hope Prep (Court 4)

Special Fit vs. Shabach Christian, 6 (Court 5)

Gulf vs. Spoto, 6 (Court 6)

Springstead vs. American, 6 (Court 8)

Tampa SLAM vs, Ridge View, 8 (Court 1)

Alonso vs. St. Lucie West, 8 (Court 2)

Special Fit vs. Top Notch Prep, 8 (Court 6)