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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.

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.

Gary Vause II

 

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