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Highlander Varsity Basketball Team Wins District Championship

On to State Playoffs Feb. 21


Last updated 2/25/2019 at 11:56am

Gary Vause II

District Champion Lake Wales Highlanders

The Lake Wales High School varsity basketball team won the District 10 championship Saturday, Feb. 16 with a 46-44 win over Sarasota Booker that went down to the last four seconds.

Gary Vause II

They now move on to the first Class 6A state championship playoff game against Tampa Robinson at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 in their home gym, 1 Highlander Way.

Coached by Don Grant, the Highlanders went 20-7 for the season, 6-2 in the district. According to MAXPREPS, Tampa Robinson was 13-11 for the season.

Raykwon Frazier scored 23 points Saturday and Walter Clayton added 11, including a pair of free throws with 21 seconds remaining. Coach Grant called it a strong defensive game.


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