Dominick Otteni led the way with 21 points Friday as the Manatee boys basketball team improved to 2-1 in Class 8A-District 8 action with a 81-71 victory at Palm Harbor University.
Justin Aracena added 12 points, and Kavious Price and Jon Lubin had 10 apiece.
ST. PETERSBURG GIBBS 75, SOUTHEAST 62 -- Ronald Taylor poured in 25 points, but the host Seminoles dropped a Class 5A-District 10 contest against the Gladiators.
Tre Alexandrea had 19 points for Southeast (5-4, 2-1).
CARDINAL MOONEY 47, BRADENTON CHRISTIAN 37 -- Emily Walser led all scorers with 15 points to help lead the Cougars (6-3, 2-0) over the host Panthers in a Class 3A-District 10 game.
Katue Swaagman led the way for BCS with 14 points, five rebounds and four steals. Amy VanRyn grabbed 11 boards and had 5 assists for the Panthers (5-5, 1-2).
PALMETTO 1, CLEARWATER 1 -- The host Tigers wrapped up the top seed in Class 4A-District 10 tournament by tying the Tornadoes on Brian Tovar's goal.
Freddy Manriquez, Abel Dubon, Jose Luna, Oscar Ramon and Loy Gonzalez led the defensive charges for Palmetto (4-0-2, 3-0-2).
SAINT STEPHEN'S 5, LARGO INDIAN ROCKS CHRISTIAN 1 -- Henry Howell's two goals and three assists paved the way to a non-district triumph for the host Falcons (6-0-2).
Kevin Zandomenago, Alex Virgilio and Jon Boyd also scored for Saint Stephen's. Antonio Collacci added an assist. Garrett Barnes and Trevor Mulqueen combined for five saves.
PALMETTO 3, CLEARWATER 0 -- Jade Adams, Tanya Campos and Sarah Liggins scored for the host Tigers, who improved to 6-4, 3-2 in Class 4A-District 10, with a win over the Tornadoes.
Campos had an assist as did Alex Mercer and Sarah Duncan.
BRADENTON CHRISTIAN 5, TAMPA BROOKS DeBARTOLO 1 -- Emily Malcom led the way for the Panthers, netting two goals and assisting on another as Bradenton Christian advanced to the championship against Cambridge Christian in the Lancer Invitational in Longwood.
Maddy Jackson had two goals for BCS, and Samantha Miller added a goal. McKenna Jackson tallied two assists for the Panthers.
CAPT. ARCHER TOURNAMENT -- Palmetto participated in the tournament at Punta Gorda Charlotte.
These Tigers placed in the top three: Dustin Bransford (second, 285 pounds), Sam West (285, third), Justin Elwell (182, third), Alonso Houston (third, 160), Keitrel Davis (120, third).
-- Herald staff reports