LaDazhia Williams scored 14 points, pulled down three rebounds and was credited with three steals to lead the Lakewood Ranch girls basketball team to a 56-37 victory over host Sarasota Riverview on Wednesday night.
Elise Spiller also scored in double figures for the Mustangs (9-2), who won their sixth straight and Kailyn Scully chipped in nine points with five rebounds and two steals. Riverview fell to 6-6. Lakewood Ranch visits district rival Braden River on Thursday night.
MANATEE 49, SAINT STEPHEN'S 30 -- Deanay Watson had 12 points and Jada Mullinex scored 12 to lead the Hurricanes. Claudia Sbaschnick had nine points and Lanae Jones scored seven for Saint Stephens.
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MANATEE 8, LEMON BAY 0 -- Sydney Cornell and Brianna Blethen had two goals apiece and Olivia Glavan had a goal and an assist to lead host Manatee, which improved to 7-0-1. Other goal scorers were Sydney Morrow, Madelyn Marcinko and Tyler Eismann. Jessica Schafer had two assists for the Hurricanes.
LAKEWOOD RANCH 3, RIVERVIEW 0 -- Faith Schyck scored two goals to lead the host Mustangs..
Ranch, which improved to 9-1 and 2-1 in 5A-District 8, also got assists from Sydney Wicks, Gi Krstec and Mario Gonzalez.
Goalie Danielle Watson had two saves in recording her seventh shutout. Riverview fell to 4-5-1 and 2-2 in district play. Lakewood Ranch is at home Friday in match with Sarasota.
SOUTHEAST 7, GIBBS 0 -- Alex Tolksdorf notched two goals and two assists, leading the host Noles.
Jamie Cline added a goal and two assists for Southeast, while Hilda Flores, Ambriel Jones, Gisselle Reyes and Melissa Pineda each added a goal. Keepers Ciera Leary and Tira Perkins combined for four saves in the shutout.
The Noles (3-4, 2-3) return to action Friday at Tarpon Springs.