PREP ROUNDUP (Nov. 28-Dec. 3) Manatee finishes Osceola Duals 8-0




3rd Annual Osceola Duals

AT: Osceola High

Manatee finished 8-0

Manatee d. Hollins, 60-15, Gibbs 60-18, Admiral Farragut 72-0, Pinellas Park, 78-0

TOP WRESTLERS: M, Luke Arthur 126 Jeson Carbajal 132 Jake Samuels 145. Julian Smith 152. Hunter White 160 Tez McDowell 195.


Bradenton Christian 71 Evangelical Christian 43

TOP PLAYERS: BC, Aaron Clark 16 points, Brody Walker 10 points, Landon Dempsey 8 points, Syrus Pentecost 8 points

RECORD: Bradenton Christian 4-3

NEXT: Cardinal Mooney at Bradenton Christian, Tuesday


Braden River 7, Manatee 0

TOP PLAYERS: BR, Carly Stella 3 goals; Alexa Sowards goal; Maddie Epperson goal, Brooklyn Epperson goal, 2 assists,  Maddie Baehr goal, Abby Jackson 2 assists; Caitlin Morin assist, Makaela Barton assist

NEXT: Braden River at Palmetto, Monday


Sarasota 58, Palmetto 42

TOP PLAYERS: S, Kennedy McClain 19 points, Paisley Binswanger 18 points, Ghita DiNota 6 points; P, A. Heaven 23 points

RECORD: Sarasota 3-3

NEXT: Sarasota at Montverde Academy, Wednesday



3rd Annual Osceola Duals

AT: Osceola High

Manatee 4-0

Manatee 63-18 over East Lake

Manatee 64-9 over Boca Ciega

Manatee 59-21 over St Pete

Manatee 49-18 over host Osceola Seminole


Saint Stephens 72, Winthrop College Prep 67

TOP PLAYERS: SS, Braden Mohr 23 points, Jackson Sisler 14 points, Cj Johnson 15 points

RECORDS: Saint Stephens 3-0, Winthrop 1-3

NEXT: Manatee at Saint Stephen’s. Monday

Parrish Community 52, Braden River 49

AT: Parrish Community High School

TOP PLAYERS: PC, Ian Rodriguez 14 points (game-winning 3-pointer at buzzer) 5 rebounds, 3 steals, CJ Kerr 10 points, 3 rebounds, steal, Gavin Hamilton 8 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals

RECORD: Parrish Community High School 3-1

NEXT: Parrish Community at Bayshore, Monday

Sarasota Christian 61, Palm Grove Christian 30

TOP PLAYERS: SC, Ben Milliken 28 points, Travis Miller 13 points, Maison Montgomery 7 points, Randall Collins 7 points,

OF NOTE: It was Sarasota Christian’s 13th straight home win.

RECORD: Sarasota Christian 2-1

UP NEXT: Keswick Christian at Sarasota Christian, 7 p.m. Tuesday

Bradenton Christian 61, Out-of-Door 36

TOP PLAYERS: BC, Jaden Baker 29 points, Ty Townsend 8 points,  7 assists, Landon Dempsey 8 points, Aaron Clark 7 points

RECORD: Bradenton Christian 3-3

NEXT: Bradenton Christian at Evangelical Christian Saturday in SWFL vs Everyone Showcase

Sarasota 71, Bayshore 46

TOP PLAYERS: S, Daniel Munn 14 points, 6 rebounds, Armani Sanches 12 points, 8 rebounds

RECORD: Sarasota 4-1

NEXT: Sarasota vs. Braden River, Tuesday


Port Charlotte 61, Lakewood Ranch 14

TOP PLAYERS: PC, Bryanna Griffiths 14 points, 5 rebounds, Hailey Cohen 12 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, Aryianna Lockey-Progl 9 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist; Lakewood Ranch, Elaine Villegas 10 points

NEXT: Port Charlotte at Charlotte, Thursday

Sarasota Christian 54, Palm Grove 26

AT: Sarasota Christian

TOP PLAYERS: SC, Brenda Bresciani 25 points

RECORDS: SCS (1-2) Palm Grove (0-3)

NEXT: Keswick Christian at Sarasota Christian, 5:30 p.m. Friday



Sarasota 55, Riverview 53

TOP PLAYERS: S, Carter Jula 14 points, 6 rebounds, Daniel Munn 11 points

RECORD: Sarasota 3-1.

NEXT: Sarasota at Bayshore, Friday

Island Coast 49, Imagine School at North Port 40

TOP PLAYERS: ISANP, Angelo Blaz 14 points, Damian Bates 7 points, 12 rebounds, Zahmir Jackson 10 points.

Southeast 61, Booker 35


Braden River 55, Sarasota Christian 29

TOP PLAYERS: BR, Jasmine Hernandez 20 points, 12 rebounds, Monique Schwalbach 14 points, 10 steals

RECORD: Braden River 2-1

Bayshore 64, Bradenton Christian 48

TOP PLAYERS: B, Yvette Brown 22 points, BC, Lana Price 15 points, McKinley Williams 15 points

RECORDS: Bradenton Christian 4-1, Bayshore  5-0

NEXT: Bradenton Christian at Booker, 6 p.m. Monday


Port Charlotte 54, Lemon Bay 50

TOP PLAYERS: LB, Breanna Carroll11 points, Taylor Orris 18 points, 7 rebounds, Maya Collins 14 points

RECORD: Lemon Bay 1-4

NEXT: Lakewood Ranch at Lemon Bay, Tuesday



Port Charlotte 52, Riverview 49

TOP PLAYERS: PC, Bryanna Griffiths 13 points, 6 rebounds, 4 blocks, Chloe Reece 11 points, Delaini Morris 8 rebounds, 7 points, Hailey Cohen 7 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals; R, Amiya Lloyd, 14 points, Jaida Cunningham 12 points

NEXT: Port Charlotte at Lemon Bay, Thursday

Booker 90, Boca Ciega 11

TOP PLAYERS: B, Jakai Peterson 19 points, 4 steals, 4 assists, J’syiah Taylor 17 points, 5 steals, 3 assists, Kymani Freeman 10 points, 4 steals, assist.

NEXT: Fort Myers at Booker, 6 p.m. Thursday


Saint Stephens 67 Hollins 35

AT: Hoagland Arena, Saint Stephen’s

TOP PLAYER: SS, Braden Mohr 20 points

RECORDS: Saint Stephens 2-0, Hollins 0-3

NEXT: Saint Stephen’s at Winthrop College Prep, Friday


Parrish Community 2, Braden River 1

TOP PLAYERS: PC, Kendall Hecht goal, Alanah Risser goal, Zana Anderson assist, goalie Alize Karst 12 saves.

NEXT: Parrish Community at Saint Stephen’s 5 p.m. Thursday


Parrish Community 6, Out-of-Door 1

AT: Out-of-Door Academy

TOP PLAYERS: LR, Georgy Petrov 2 assist, Hunter Malley 2 goals assist, Javi Villa goal, assist, Gabriel Rodrigues goal, assist, Andrew Herz goal, Ryan Swenson goal.

RECORDS: Parrish 4-1-0, ODA 1-1-0

NEXT: Manatee at Parrish Community

Braden River 5, Saint Stephen’s 0

AT: Braden River High School

TOP PLAYERS: SS, Nolan Winterhalter, Aquiles Gonzalez, Anthony Monetti, Austin Varga

RECORDS: Saint Stephen's Episcopal School 1-3-1, Braden River High School 3-3



Venice High setter Ashley Reynolds and Cardinal Mooney Catholic High Jordyn Byrd were named Class 7A and 3A Volleyball Players of the Year, respectively, by the Florida Dairy Farmers media and coaches voting.

Reynolds, a senior, helped Venice to the 7A state championship with 674 assists, 160 digs, 48 aces and 45 kills. She has signed to play at Smith College in Massachusetts.

Byrd, a senior, was instrumental in the Cougars reaching the regional final. She had 571 kills, 206 digs, 52 aces and a .439 hitting percentage. She plans to play volleyball at the University of Texas.

Long-time Venice High coach Brian Wheatley was the 7A Coach of the Year after leading his team to its six state title, first since 2017. In 29 years at Venice, Wheatley has a 699-198 record.

Reynolds and Byrd are up for Miss Volleyball in the state. Wheatley is in line for overall Florida Coach of the Year.


Bradenton Christian 51, Sarasota Christian  20

AT: Bradenton Christian

TOP PLAYERS: BC, Jillian Zoerman 13 points, Lana Price 13 points, McKinley Williams 13 points

RECORDS: Bradenton Christian 4-0

Riverview 63, Lakewood Ranch 46

AT: Riverview High

TOP PLAYERS: R, Amiya Lloyd 18 points, Krystal Montas 13 points, Sami Slusarek 11 points, Jaida Cunninghan 6 points

NEXT: Riverview at Port Charlotte, 7 p.m., Wednesday

Braden River 61, Southeast 49

AT: Braden River

TOP PLAYERS: BR, Jasmine Hernandez 14 points, 12 rebounds, 12 steals, cydnee Brooks 10 points, 6 rebound, Monique Schwalbach 25 points

RECORD: Braden River 1-1

NEXT: Braden River at Sarasota Christian, 5:30 p.m. Thursday

DeSoto 62, Lemon Bay 33

TOP PLAYERS: LB, Taylor Orris 15 points, 8 rebounds, Maya Collins 8 points, 7 steals, 6 rebounds.

RECORD: Lemon Bay 1-3.

NEXT: Port Charlotte at Lemon Bay, 7 p.m. Thursday


Sarasota 58, Out-of-Door 32

TOP PLAYERS: S, Daniel Munn 16 points, Nick Tregembo 11 points.

RECORD: Sarasota 2-1

NEXT: Sarasota at Riverview, 7:30 p.m., Thursday

Bradenton Christian 70, Sarasota Christian 21

TOP PLAYERS: BC, Jaden Baker 18 points, Will Grant 12 points, Aaron Clark 12 points, Ty Townsend 11 points; SC, Ben Milliken 13 points

RECORD: Bradenton Christian 2-3

NEXT: Out-of-Door at Bradenton Christian, 7:30 p.m. Friday; Palm Grove Christian at Sarasota Christian, 7 p.m. Friday

Saint Stephens 56, St Pete Catholic 47

AT: St Petersburg Catholic

TOP PLAYER: SS, Braden Mohr 31 points

RECORDS: Saint Stephens 1-0, St Pete Catholic 1-3

NEXT: Hollins at Saint Stephen’s, 6 p.m. Wednesday


Imagine School at North Port 4, Grace Christian 2

TOP PLAYERS: ISANP, Elijah ruth 3 goals, Trent Brown goal, goalie Fernando Hernandez 6 saves

Palmetto 5, Lakeland Christian 0

AT: Palmetto High

TOP PLAYERS: P, Christopher Hehn Jr. 2 goals assist, Chandler Poppell 2 goals, assist, Fredy Rolan goal, Filiberto Sanches assist

OF NOTE: It was Palmetto’s second straight shutout. … The Tigers have scored 13 goals in two matches.

RECORDS: Palmetto 2-0, Lakeland Christian 3-2

NEXT: Palmetto at Wiregrass Ranch, 7:30 p.m. Friday

IMG White 79, Imagine School at North Port 38

AT: IMG Academy

TOP PLAYERS: ISANP, Joey Payne 10 points, 2 steals, Angelo Blas 10 points, 3 steals, Damian Bates 6 points, 8 rebounds



Sarasota 62, Parrish Community 44

TOP PLAYERS: S, Kennedy McClain 18 points, Paisley Binswanger 13 points, Ava Sims 7 points, Madi McDonald 7 points, Natalie Richard 6 points, Gretchen Jester 6 points; Parrish Community, M. Portwood 18 points, S. Hines 9 points

RECORD: Sarasota 2-3

NEXT: Palmetto at Sarasota, 6:30 p.m. Saturday


Venice 69, Sarasota 59

TOP PLAYERS: S, Oliver Boyle 19 points, 7 rebounds, Nate Johnson 15 points, Daniel Munn 14 points, 7 rebounds.

RECORD: Sarasota 1-1

NEXT: Sarasota vs. Out-of-Door, Nov. 29

Parrish Community 59, Lakewood Ranch 37

AT: Parrish Community High School

TOP PLAYERS: PC, CJ Kerr 20 points, 4 steals, 2 rebounds, Ian Rodriguez 16 points 3 assists 2 steals, Matt Able 9 points 3 rebounds steal

RECORD: Parrish Community High School 2-0


Venice 4, North Port 1

AT: North Port High

TOP PLAYERS: V, Emma Mogford 2 goals, Ella Luzzy goal, Clair Woody goal

Lakewood Ranch 10, Manatee 0

AT: Manatee High School

TOP PLAYERS: LR, Sophie Lemus 3 goals, Gabi Madrid 3 goals, Ella Fetchko goal, Danielle Vogel goal, assist, Olivia Hadad goal, assist, Madison Adams goal, Bella Maslar 2 assists, Brandi Maslar assist, Kendall Moran assist

RECORD: Lakewood Ranch 5-0

NEXT: Saint Stephen's at Lakewood Ranch, 6 p.m. Tuesday

Dennis Maffezzoli is the deputy sports editor for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and chief reporter for Sarasota Herald-Tribune and HTpreps covering Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties. Support local journalism by subscribing. 

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