Boys basketball: Tampa Bay Area Report — Jan. 5, 2023

There are plenty of holiday boys basketball tournaments in the area to kick off the new year. Check out Thursday’s scores, then look ahead to today’s schedules for each one in Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas County.

Dunedin Holiday Tournament

White bracket
Thursday’s scores

Clearwater Central Catholic 82, Pinellas Park 45

Osceola 62, Hernando 44

Tarpon Springs 55, Dunedin 51

Today’s games

Pinellas Park vs. Hernando, 9 a.m. (fifth place game)

Dunedin vs. Clearwater Central Catholic, 10:30 (third place)

Osceola vs. Tarpon Springs, 6 (title game)

Red Bracket
Thursday’s scores

Sumner 65, Palm Harbor University 34

Lennard 79, Canterbury 32

Northeast 58, IMG Blue 57

Today’s games

* Matchups for the third and fifth place games are not available because teams either did not submit scores and/or their schedule on MaxPreps. 

Northeast vs. Sumner, 7:30 (title game)

Gold bracket
Thursday’s scores

Land O’ Lakes 36, IMG White 32

Calvary Christian 69, Boca Ciega 64

Clearwater 71, Sickles 61

Today’s games

Boca Ciega vs. IMG White, 3 p.m. (fifth place game)

Sickles vs. Land O’ Lakes, 4:30 (third place game)

Clearwater vs. Calvary Christian, 9 (title game)

Ninth Annual Greg O’Connell Holiday Tournament (Presented By Glory Days)

Where: Springstead

Thursday’s scores

University 73, Mitchell 66

Robinson 61, Gulf 54

Archbishop McCarthy 64, Springstead 54

Sunlake 70, Armwood 46

Today’s games

Gulf vs. Armwood, 3 p.m. (Seventh place game)

Robinson vs. Sunlake, 6 (Fifth place game)

Mitchell vs. Springstead, 4:30 (Third place game)

University vs. Archbishop McCarthy, 7:30 (Title game)

River Ridge New Year’s Tournament

Thursday’s scores

Winthrop College Prep 67, Excel Christian 63

Today’s schedule

Consolation games, 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.; Semifinal games, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Tampa SLAM Hoopfest


Little Rock Central (AR) 49, Orlando Olympia 44

First Assembly 71, Miami Norland 67

Tampa SLAM 89, Lee Huntsville (AL) 68

Coronado (NV) 73, Tampa Catholic 58

Orlando Olympia vs. Little Rock Central (AR), 3 p.m.; Miami Norland vs. FACS (TN), 4:45; Tampa SLAM vs. Lee Huntsville (AL), 6:30; Tampa Catholic vs. Coronado (NV), 8:15. 

Today’s schedule

Wesley Chapel vs. Bloomingdale, 11:30 a.m. (Showcase game); Wiregrass Ranch vs. Seffner Christian, 1:15 p.m. (Showcase game); Consolation games, 3 and 4:45 p.m.; Semifinal games, 6:30 and 8:15 p.m.