Benjamin tops Jupiter Christian; Thursday's girls basketball roundup
Friday, December 10, 2010
Jamie Burke and Riley Burke combined for 42 points to power No. 9 Benjamin past District 13-2A rival Jupiter Christian 69-49 on Thursday night.
Jamie, a senior guard, had 23 points and seven rebounds for the Buccaneers (7-1). Riley, a freshman guard who is not related, added 19 points.
Stephanie Kumler led the Eagles (5-3) with 22 points and 20 rebounds, and Kate Thomson added 14 points and five assists.
No. 2 Palm Beach Lakes 56, John I. Leonard 11: Shanovia Dove scored 17 points and Myeisha Hall added 15 to lead the host Rams (8-0) past the Lancers (0-8) in West Palm Beach.
No. 5 Jupiter 62, Boca Raton 25: Megan Pino scored 12 points to help the Warriors (5-1) defeat the host Bobcats in Boca Raton. Kaitlyn Larkin and Katie Rienas added 11 points each for Jupiter.
No. 7 Boynton Beach 55, Forest Hill 27: Shakoa Edwards had 15 points, 11 rebounds and eight steals to lead the Tigers (5-3) over the Falcons in Boynton Beach. Taylor Shade added 14 points and six assists in the win.
No. 10 Palm Beach Gardens 63, Seminole Ridge 51: Brandie Robertson scored 25 points and Brigitte Zavithsanos added 19 to lead the Gators (7-3) over the host Hawks (6-5) in Loxahatchee. Kaitlin O'Hara scored 19 points for Seminole Ridge.
Lake Worth 52, Olympic Heights 29: Medjine Inacus had 16 points and four assists to lead the Trojans (7-1) over the Lions in Lake Worth. Dominique St. Juste added 12 points and four steals for Lake Worth.
Santaluces 61, Park Vista 51: Miriam Pierre scored 14 points and Clairwan Dameus added 11 points to help the Chiefs beat the host Cobras (5-4) in Boynton Beach. Christina Saint Pierre had a game-high 18 points and Caitlin Hayes finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds for Park Vista.
Atlantic 54, Royal Palm Beach 31: Theoni Owens scored 17 points to lead the Eagles past the Wildcats in Delray Beach. Sherrelle Wood scored 14 for Royal Palm.
Glades Central 50, Wellington 24: DelRonshae Beckford scored a game-high 17 points for the Raiders (4-5) in their win over the Wolverines (2-6) in Wellington.
Pahokee 44, Inlet Grove 35: Moeishia Jackson scored 13 points and Chiquita Smith added 12 as the Blue Devils topped the Hurricanes.
Berean Christian 41, King's Academy 40: Jessica Barber hit the game-winning free throw as the host Bulldogs (4-6) beat the Lions in West Palm Beach. Samie Lesperance scored 22 points and had seven rebounds to lead Berean; Cathryn Urso led King's Academy with 11 points.
Village Academy 38, Lake Worth Christian 35: Deandra Akins scored 12 points to lead the Tigers (4-3) past the Defenders in Delray Beach. Amanda King scored 19 points for Lake Worth Christian.
Fort Pierce Westwood 67, Suncoast 45: Kaneisha Atwater scored 25 points to lead the Panthers to a win over the host Chargers (2-9) in Riviera Beach. Alison Ray had 14 points and nine rebounds for Suncoast.
Jensen Beach 57, Clewiston 16: Ashley Robinson had 25 points, seven steals, six rebounds, and five assists to power the host Falcons (2-3) over the Tigers in Jensen Beach. Hannah Cohen added 14 points and nine rebounds in the win.
South Fork 55, Okeechobee 38: Mariah Newkirk scored a game-high 26 points for the Bulldogs as they beat the host Brahmans (4-6) in Okeechobee.
Summit-P.B. Central game postponed: The game between Summit Christian and No. 6 Palm Beach Central was postponed because of an equipment malfunction in the Broncos' gym in Wellington.