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By Drew Truitt
Sports Editor 

Lakewood Defeats Highlanders in Regional Final

Basketball Team Finishes with 22-8 Record

 

Last updated 3/4/2019 at 8:13am

Drew Truitt

Senior Guard Jalen White grabs an alley oop pass from Lakewood Spartans teammate for decisive dunk over Highlanders Ty Hall as part of White's 16-point second half helping to defeat Lake Wales, 70-60, in their Regional Final in St. Petersburg Friday, Mar. 1. White scored a game high 29 points.

Our Highlander boys varsity basketball are now idle after a loss Friday night March 1 to home team Lakewood Spartans in the FHSAA Regional Final in St. Pete. But the Lake Wales team and its supporters should be proud of their stellar, break out season nonetheless under the direction of Coach Don Grant, Assistant Head Coach Anthony Jones and Assistant Coaches J. R. Grant, Norman Jackson and Marcus Walker.

Although falling one game short of entering the Final Four to participate in the Florida High School Boys Basketball State Championships venue March 4-8 at the Lakeland's RP Funding Center...



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