Local roundup | Southeast boys soccer team wins district semifinal

January 23, 2014 

Southeast boys soccerto play for district title

Abdel Rivas scored the game's lone goal on an assist from Jessie Martinez as the third-seeded Southeast boys soccer team upset second-seeded Tampa Robinson 1-0 in a Class 3A-District 9 semifinal on Wednesday at Tampa Jesuit.

The Seminoles (11-6-2) clinched a berth in next week's region tournament. They will play for a district title at 7 p.m. Friday against host Tampa Jesuit.

ST. PETERSBURG 3, MANATEE 1 -- The second-seeded Green Devils scored two second-half gols to oust the third-seeded Hurricanes in a Class 5A-District 8 semifinal in St. Petersburg.

Girls weightlifting

DISTRICT 8 STATE QUALIFIER -- Southeast's Cathyarleen Porter and Lakewood Ranch's Riley Bohan earned trips to the state meet Feb. 8 in Kissimmee by placing in the top three at Punta Gorda Charlotte. Porter won the unlimited weight class with a 410-pound total lift. Bohan was second in the 129-pound weight class with a 295-pound total lift.

Girls basketball

LAKEWOOD RANCH 54, BAYSHORE 39 -- Senior Emily Bulfin scored her 1,000th career point and finished with 20 points and eight steals on the night as the visiting Mustangs improved to 18-6.

Kailyn Scully added 16 points and eight assists for Lakewood Ranch. Bulfin joined Kristen Fulmer and Gabby Diaz Granados as the only 1,000-point scorers in school history.

ST. PETERSBURG ADMIRAL FARRAGUT 45, MANATEE 42 -- Aja Nixon scored 10 points in a losing effort for the host Hurricanes (8-13). Jacqui Armer, Oneesha Shaw and Bree Thomas had eight points apiece.

Boys basketball

BISHOP McLAUGHLIN 37, SAINT STEPHEN'S 32 -- Bobby Harrison scored 12 points, and Omar Sammour had eight points and nine rebounds in a losing effort for the visiting Falcons (6-11).

CARDINAL MOONEY 49, VENICE 40 -- Justin Najmy and Blair Perry led the way with 13 and 12 points, respectively, as the host Cougars moved to 12-8. Matt Hueston pulled down 11 rebounds for the victors.

-- Herald staff reports

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