Sarasota passes Bayshore in men’s basketball
Sarasota 50, Bayshore 47
BEST PLAYERS: S, Larsen Carr (11 points), Jaden Guerrero (10 points), Sean Collier (8 points), Rhys Gamble (8 points)
Cardinal Mooney 77, Lemon Bay 51
BEST PLAYERS: CM, Dylan Higgins (24 points), Franklin Liriano (10 points), Aj Rrusso (10 points)
FOLLOWING: Braden River at Cardinal Mooney, 7 p.m., Monday
Riverview 79, Plant City Durant 64
TO: Riverview High
BEST PLAYERS: R, Jason Jackson (26 points, 5 rebounds), Jackson Dawson (21 points, 11 rebounds), Jamier Jones (17 points, 7 assists, 6 rebounds).
SAVE: Riverview (2-1).
FOLLOWING: Riverview in North Port Tuesday
Exterior 47, Sarasota Christian 27
BEST PLAYERS: SC, Adam Bassil (9 points), Ben Papineau (9 points), Brian Hershberger (5 points)
FOLLOWING: North Tampa Christian Academy at Sarasota Christian, 7 p.m., Tuesday
Manatee 53, Bayshore 36
BEST PLAYERS: M, Ty Barclay (20 points, 14 rebounds), Keile O’Dell (14 points), Amyia Yunker (9 points)
FILES: Manatee (5-1), Bayshore (1-3)
FOLLOWING: Hardee at Manatee, 6 p.m., Tuesday
Lakewood Ranch 45, Lemon Bay 37
BEST PLAYER: LB, Breanna Carroll (10)
SAVE: Lemon Berry (2-3)
Booker 75, North Port 42
FOLLOWING: Braden River at Booker’s, 7 p.m. Tuesday
Sarasota 3, Naples Gulf Coast 3
TO: Sarasota High
BEST PLAYERS: S, Presley Gaberseck (2 goals)
TO NOTE: Sarasota was down 3-1 at halftime.
FILES: Sarasota (6-0-2), Gulf Coast (4-1-1)
FOLLOWING: Cardinal Mooney in Sarasota, 5 p.m., Wednesday
Bayshore 3, southeast 0
TO: South-East High
BEST PLAYERS: B, Ja’lynn Sanders (2 goals), Genesis Garcia (2 assists, 1 goal)
GOALKEEPER: B, Jennifer Jaimes (cut)
FOLLOWING: Sarasota Military Academy at Bayshore, 5 p.m. Tuesday
Imagine School at Port Nord 2, LaBelle 2
BEST PLAYERS: Me, Hailey Sauline (goal), Addy Rattai (goal), Maddie Wiggin (assist)
TO NOTE : Trailing 2-0 Imagine School in North Port scored two goals to tie the game.
North Port appoints Thomas’ coach
North Port High has named Jennica Thomas as their new volleyball coach. Thomas played college volleyball for four years at Northside Christian High School in St. Petersburg, where she also raced for four years. She played volleyball during her freshman and sophomore seasons at Winthrop University in South Carolina, then transferred for her junior and senior seasons to the University of South Florida, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology. and a master’s degree in educational guidance.
Thomas was an assistant volleyball coach at Cambridge Christian School in Tampa in 2015 and with the Bobcats in 2019-20.
Byrd des Cougars second in the 3A vote
Jordyn Byrd of Cardinal Mooney Catholic was second with the Florida Dairy Farmers voting for Class 3A volleyball player of the year.
Byrd was second behind Taylor Parks of Clearwater Calvary Christian, 69-61.
Dennis Maffezzoli is associate 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.