Basketball: No. 4 Jupiter boys stop No. 5 Atlantic
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
by Post Staff
Grant Pelchan and Mike Edgley each scored 12 points, leading fourth-ranked Jupiter to a 77-68 victory over fifth-ranked Atlantic in a boys basketball matchup Wednesday night in Jupiter.
Jupiter improved to 16-5. Jamal Palmer scored 23 points for Atlantic (17-6).
No. 1 Grandview Prep 64, Boca Raton 51: Ivan Canete scored 25 points as the Pride (23-1) beat the Bobcats in Boca Raton. Mike O'Connor scored 17 points for Boca.
No. 10 Royal Palm Beach 77, John I. Leonard 57: Remone Birch scored 15 points, but the Lancers (7-12) fell to the Wildcats in Greenacres.
Palm Beach Central 63, Pahokee 59: Abdul Dial scored 20 points and Javierre Betts added 17 to lead the Broncos (11-12) over the the Blue Devils (10-6) in Wellington. James Johnson paced the Blue Devils with 26 points.
Cardinal Newman 62, Forest Hill 51: John Collins had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Crusaders (14-6) over the Falcons in West Palm Beach.
Treasure Coast 68, Port St. Lucie 52: Kyle Shapiro and Justin Nichols each scored 17 points as the Titans beat the Jaguars (11-10) in Port St. Lucie. Alan Morgan scored 16 points for the Jaguars.
No. 3 Palm Beach Lakes 74, Dwyer 57: Quincy Ribeau scored 22 points as the Rams (17-3) handled the Panthers (7-14) late Wednesday in West Palm Beach. Kevin Huff scored 11 points for Dwyer.
No. 10 Park Vista 67, Spanish River 46: Caitlin Hayes had 25 points and 21 rebounds, leading the second-seeded Cobras (16-9) over the third-seeded Sharks in Boca Raton. Emily Lochten added 22 points and 15 rebounds for the Cobras, who will face Boca Raton in tonight's championship.
No. 6 Boca Raton 56, Seminole Ridge 35: Jackie Strobis and Gabby Daniels each scored 14 points to lead the top-seeded Bobcats (18-7) over the fifth-seeded Hawks in Boca Raton.
No. 2 Lake Worth 65, Olympic Heights 31: Jonika Garvin scored 21 points and Storm Bureau added 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the top-seeded Trojans (21-3) to the rout of the fourth-seeded Lions in Boca Raton. The Trojans will face Atlantic in Friday's championship.
Atlantic 52, West Boca Raton 41: Kayla Thigpin scored 20 points, leading the second-seeded Eagles over the third-seeded Bulls (5-21) in Boca Raton. Shaina Wottitz scored 23 points for West Boca.
Okeechobee 26, South Fork 24: Ami Edwards scored 12 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead the fourth-seeded Brahmans (9-12) over the fifth-seeded Bulldogs in Fort Pierce.