Joey Carollo’s 35-footer at the buzzer of regulation sent Thursday’s Class 3A-Region 3 quarterfinal into overtime, but the Bradenton Christian boys basketball team fell to host St. Petersburg Shorecrest Prep in the extra session 101-97 to end its season 18-8.
Carollo, a senior, scored 28 points and finished his two-year career with 1,011 points. He also had 10 rebounds, seven assists and five steals on Thursday.
Nick Scheimann added a career-high 26 points and 10 rebounds, Landen Hochstetler had 12 points, and Ryan Cobb had a career-high 11 points.
The Chargers (21-5) host St. Petersburg Catholic in Tuesday’s region semifinal.
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TAMPA SICKLES 57, LAKEWOOD RANCH 32 -- The Mustangs’ season ended in a Class 6A-Region 3 quarterfinal in Tampa.
The Mustangs dug themselves an early hole it couldn’t get out of in finishing the season 9-20.
“We struggled to score and were not able to make plays, but our kids fought hard all the way through and I am proud of that,” Lakewood Ranch head coach Jeremy Schiller said. “We lost to a better team, and I’m glad Brian Cobb finished his career with a good game.”
The 6-foot-6 Cobb, who missed the first 22 games of the season because of a knee injury, led Lakewood Ranch with 13 points and had four rebounds. Sophomore point guard Justin Otis ahd seven points and three steals.
BAYSHORE 17, BRADENTON CHRISTIAN 5 -- The Paparella brothers led the way for the visiting Bruins as they dominated at the plate and on the mound for a decisive victory over the Panthers.
Jared Paparella went 3-for-6 with a double and an RBI, and freshman sibling Derek Paparella went 2-for-3, hitting his first high school homer and tallying three RBIs. Teammates Daniel Schroeder (2-for-3, home run, three RBIs) and Justin Metzger (3-for-5) also contributed for the Bruins (1-2).
Pitcher Troy Wooten picked up the victory in relief after entering in the second inning.
Lance Perkins led the Panthers (1-1) at the plate, going 1-for-2 with two runs scored.
RIVERVIEW 6, PALMETTO 0 -- The Rams’ Reed Torine limited the host Tigers to two hits, striking out seven, in Riverview’s season opener. Frank Yearwood and Tyler Bench got the hits for Palmetto (1-1).
SCF 1-3, LAKE SUMTER CC 0-0 -- Chelsea Oglevie and Paige Mathews each threw a shutout as the host Manatees won a doubleheader despite collecting just eight hits.
Oglevie pitched a three-hitter in the opener, striking out nine and walking none. Mathews allowed one hit and a walk and struck out 13.
In the first game, SCF (14-4) scored its lone run in the first inning. Angie Dascoli walked, stole second and came around on a single by Manatee product Shannon Brockett. The Manatees had just three hits.
Dascoli and Brockett each had RBI doubles in the second game.
BRADEN RIVER 9, LEMON BAY 1 -- Hannah Loyer struck out 12 batters and threw a three-hitter as the host Pirates improved to 3-0.
Kenya Yancy had three hits for the Braden River offense. Loyer had two hits and drove in three, Elena Lopez and Hannah Ryan contributed two hits and two RBIs apiece.
LAKEWOOD RANCH 8, VENICE 2 -- The host Mustangs rolled past the Indians. Amber Wimmer came within a triple of hitting for the cycle, driving in four runs and hitting a home run, while Dana Hutchins went 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored for Lakewood Ranch (3-2).
Freshman Amanda Rak struck out seven in five innings to earn the win, and Taylor Newton and Jen Trotter had two hits apiece for the Mustangs.
PALMETTO 13, SOUTHEAST 6 -- Alex Bryant went 3-for-3 with a grand slam to lead the visiting Tigers (3-1) past the Seminoles.
Auria Mounts got the victory and had two hits. Jordan Whitaker added three hits, and Kendall Vedder and Ashley Forrest had two apiece for Palmetto.
Sarah Stevens and Kelsey Koleff each went 2-for-2 for Southeast (3-3).
n JV: Sabria Bruton knocked a grand slam as well as the Palmetto junior varsity claimed a 26-1 win at Southeast in three innings. Loma Aylward got the victory.
SOUTHEAST 6, PALMETTO 1 -- The visiting Seminoles won all but one match, coasting to a victory over the Tigers.
Winners for the Noles (2-1) were singles players Ricky Hendler, Sam Silverberg, Alexander Strzakowski and Stephan Henry. The doubles pairs of Hendler and Strzakowski and Silverberg and Michael Moran won as well.
No. 2 singles player David Buchanan posted the lone victory for the Tigers (0-3).
MANATEE 4, BAYSHORE 3 -- Chloe Conboy and Carolina Montes starred for the host Hurricanes at the 75th Street Courts.
Conboy and Montes won their singles matches and teamed for another victory at No. 2 doubles for Manatee (1-2). Bayshore is 0-3.
Track and field
LIPHAN RELAYS -- The Saint Stephen’s boys won two events, and the Falcons girls claimed one at the 12-team St. Petersburg Keswick-hosted event.
The boys sprint relay team of Herman Israelsson, Jeremy Jackman, Arne John and Nate Carr won in one minute, 43 seconds, and the 1,600-meter relay team of Carr, Briant Gentry, Cam Tally and Israelsson claimed victory in 3:40.
The girls sprint relay team of Janae Murell, Alexis Sedillo, Paige Lindsay and Lauren Csubak won in 2:02.
The Saint Stephen’s boys team finished seventh, while the girls team was eighth.
-- Herald staff reports