High School Sports

Bradenton Christian loses in state semifinals

LAKELAND -- Bradenton Christian gave a valiant effort, but it wasn't enough to knock off undefeated Boca Raton Grandview Prep (28-0).

The Panthers' season came to an end Wednesday with a 71-63 loss in the Class 1A state boys basketball semifinals at The Lakeland Center.

JoJo Wood scored 20 points to lead BCS, which finished the season 25-6.

It was the Panthers' fourth trip to the state semifinals, but they are 0-4 in those games.