Tigers roll past St. Pete in girls hoops
Taylor Rozier dropped 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and was joined in her double-double efforts by Tina Stephens with 10 points and 12 boards as Palmetto routed St. Petersburg in girls basketball action Friday night, 67-38.
Anissa Washington led the Tigers in scoring with 19 points.
LAKE HIGHLAND PREP 74, LAKEWOOD RANCH 34 -- Without two starters, including star LaDazhia Williams, the Mustangs were no match for the Highlanders in the Florida Prospects Tournament at Orlando Dr. Phillips.
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Senior Kailyn Scully led the way for Ranch with 12 points, six rebounds and three steals, while India Searls added seven points, seven rebounds and two steals.
The Mustangs (4-1) return to action at noon Saturday vs. Colonial.
FREEDOM 68, SOUTHEAST 66 -- Freedom High of Tampa nipped the Seminoles Friday at the Turkey Classic in Palmetto.
A putback by Freedom with 20 second left provided the winning points.
Ronald Taylor scored 19 points to lead Southeast (1-2). Tre Alexanderea and Core1y Davis chipped in 14 apiece. Keivous Brooks added 10 points and six steals.
ST. PETE GIBBS 61, BRADENTON CHRISTIAN 58 -- At Palmetto High, Jake Lister scored 17 points and Alex Telfair added 15, but the Panthers lost a nail biter to the Class 5A Gladiators.
-- Herald staff reports