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.
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.