Local roundup | Palmetto boys basketball team wins big at Cape Coral tourney

December 22, 2013 

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Manatee's Mikelson Jeanbrinival grabs Palmetto's Jarrid Rhodes around the waist, drawing a foul as the Hurricanes host the Tigers on Tuesday at Manatee High School. GRANT JEFFERIES/Bradenton Herald

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Tigers ripEstero intournament

Jarrid Rhodes scored 18 points, and Dearius Washington pitched in with 12 points Saturday as the Palmetto boys basketball team collected a 70-46 victory over Estero in the first round of the Cape Coral Mariner Christmas Tournament.

Tre Clark had 10 points for Palmetto (10-1), which will meet either Mariner or Southwest Florida Christian Academy in the championship game at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Boys soccer

BERKELEY PREP TOURNAMENT -- Palmetto split a pair of games, dropping the championship contest 5-2 against Tampa Steinbrenner after defeating Tampa Jesuit 3-1.

Against Jesuit, the Tigers (13-2) got goals from Hunter Brown, Gregorio Calvillo and Ben Espinal. Brian Heredia-Tovar had an assists, and goalkeeper Matt Simmonds made five saves.

Espinal and Raul Loera each had goals in the final. Heredia Tovar contributed an assist, and Simmonds and Andy Perez combined for six saves.

Wrestling

SOUTHSIDE DUALS -- Hunter Reed (106) was undefeated (7-0) during the two-day tournament for Lakewood Ranch. Robert Collier (120), Tim Dwyer (132), and Zach Benghuzzi (160) were all 5-2 for Lakewood Ranch who finished 12th in the 20-team event.

-- Herald staff reports

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