Boys Basketball: No. 3 Palm Beach Lakes advances to district final
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
by Post Staff
Quinn Cole scored 16 points, leading third-ranked and second-seeded Palm Beach Lakes to a 71-32 rout of third-seeded Santaluces in a District 13-7A boys basketball semifinal Wednesday night in West Palm Beach.
Lakes advances to face Royal Palm Beach in Saturday's district final.
No. 10 Royal Palm Beach 66, Forest Hill 28: Travis Weatherington scored 17 points and Ivenor Rosier added 10 to lead the top-seeded Wildcats (19-5) over the fourth-seeded Falcons in West Palm Beach.
Park Vista 72, John I. Leonard 63: Yephnick Adelphonse scored 28 points to lead the top-seeded Cobras (17-9) over the fourth-seeded Lancers in Greenacres. The Cobras will face Boca Raton in Friday's district final.
Boca Raton 35, Spanish River 33: Steven Williams and Mike O'Connor each scored 10 points as the third-seeded Bobcats held off the second-seeded Sharks in Greenacres.
Palm Beach Central 69, Palm Beach Gardens 57: Mark Evans' 20 points led the fourth-seeded Broncos (12-13) over the fifth-seeded Gators (5-20) in Wellington. The Broncos advance to face top-seeded Jupiter in Friday's semifinals.
Vero Beach 64, Centennial 48: Brayvon Young scored 14 points, but the third-seeded Eagles (8-13) fell to the second-seeded Indians (12-11) in Port St. Lucie. Justin James added 10 points and eight rebounds, and Jamaal Burrows finished with seven points and seven rebounds for the Eagles.
No. 5 Atlantic 70, West Boca Raton 59: Jamal Palmer scored 18 points as the second-seeded Eagles beat the third-seeded Bulls in Delray Beach. Kenny Chien scored 26 points to lead West Boca. The Eagles advance to face Lake Worth in Friday's final.
No. 6 Lake Worth 68, Olympic Heights 31: Aaron Horne had 27 points and 13 rebounds and Jerry Oliver added 12 points and 12 rebounds to lead the top-seeded Trojans (22-4) to the rout of the fourth-seeded Lions in Delray Beach.
No. 8 Suncoast 71, Fort Pierce-Westwood 25: Santigie Fornah scored 12 points to lead the Chargers (22-4) to the rout of the Panthers in Jensen Beach. The Chargers advance to Saturday's district final where they will face Jensen Beach.
Jensen Beach 54, Boynton Beach 37: Jean Alexis scored 22 points and Willie Battistini added 12 to lead the second-seeded Falcons (16-9) over the third-seeded Tigers in Jensen Beach.
No. 7 St. Andrew's 63, Glades Central 41: George Andino scored 14 points and Asil Kalkavan added 13 points and seven rebounds to lead the Scots (19-3) over the Raiders in Boca Raton. The Scots advance to face Cardinal Newman in Friday's championship.
Cardinal Newman 63, Lincoln Park Academy 60: Jonathan Collins had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help the second-seeded Crusaders (15-6) hold off the third-seeded Greyhounds in Boca Raton.