Boys basketball: No. 4 Jupiter to meet No. 9 Wellington in district final
Friday, February 08, 2013
by Post Staff
Evan Zabriski had 16 points and 11 rebounds, leading fourth-ranked Jupiter to a 55-41 victory over Palm Beach Central in a District 9-8A semifinal Friday night in Wellington.
Grant Pelchen also recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds for top-seeded Jupiter (17-5).
Mark Evans led fourth-seeded Palm Beach Central with 15 points.
Jupiter will face Wellington in tonight's district final.
No. 9 Wellington 48, Dwyer 44: Nick Arena had 11 points and five rebounds and Alex Peavler added 13 points as the Wolverines (19-7) held off the Panthers in Wellington.
Boca Raton 51, park Vista 47: Max Mckee scored 13 points and Casey Southards added 10 to lead the second-seeded Bobcats to the upset of the top-seeded Cobras (14-7) in the championship in Greenacres.
Treasure Coast 59, Vero Beach 54 (OT): Justin Nichols scored seven of his 17 points in overtime to help the top-seeded Titans (18-5) escape the second-seeded Indians (12-12) and capture the district title in Port St. Lucie. Garrett Kent added 14 points for Treasure Coast.
No. 7 St. Andrew's 63, Cardinal Newman 43: Jovan Lawson scored 27 points and grabbed eight rebounds and George Andino added 16 points and five assists as the top-seeded Scots (20-3) beat the second-seeded Crusaders to capture the district title in Boca Raton. John Collins paced Cardinal Newman with 14 points.
American Heritage 50, Village Academy 47: Peyton Luken scored 11 points and Ronnie Bennett added nine as the third-seeded Stallions (13-11) upset the second-seeded Tigers (19-6) in Delray Beach. Heritage advances to tonight's district final.
Benjamin 73, King's Academy 53: Michael Wilson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Brandon Shed added nine points and six rebounds as the top-seeded Buccaneers (17-9) stopped the fourth-seeded Lions (13-14) in Pahokee. The Buccaneers will face Pahokee in tonight's district final.
Pahokee 62, Berean Christian 48: Jaleek Mitchell had 15 points and 10 rebounds and James Johnson added 11 points, four steals and seven assists to lead the second-seeded Blue Devils (14-7) over the third-seeded Bulldogs ain Pahokee.