Lake Highland's Jake Spengler squarers up with Palm Harbor's Aaron Hartman during the Knockout Christmas Classic at Osceola (Justin Green, Special to the Sentinel)

Lake Highland's Jake Spengler squarers up with Palm Harbor's Aaron Hartman during the Knockout Christmas Classic at Osceola (Justin Green, Special to the Sentinel) (Justin Green, Special to the Sentinel / December 30, 2012)



Great Florida Shootout


at Kissimmee Civic Center


Gold Bracket


Championship game


South Miami 63,

Kissimmee Osceola 60 (2OT)


Buzz: Osceola (7-7) could not complete its upset bid of South Miami (12-3) despite Trey Perry's 14 points.


Third-place game


Powder Springs (Ga.)

McEachern 67,

Oviedo 63


Buzz: Oviedo sophomore Matt Milon paced the Lions (12-2) with 27 points, but it wasn't enough to match McEachern (5-7) and Deonta Patterson. Patterson made all eight of his three-point attempts and finished with 30 points.


Fifth-place game


Palm Bay Heritage 60,


Celebration 53


Buzz: Heritage (10-3) outscored Celebration (10-6) 33-12 in the fourth quarter. Celebration's Romelo Banks had 18 points.


Seventh-place game


Metairie (La.) Park

Country Day 72, Colonial 58


Buzz: Justin Hendrix scored 15 points for Colonial (2-12).


Silver Bracket




South Atlanta 58

Toronto St. Michael's 46


Third-place game


Fort Lauderdale Dillard 67,

Eustis 50


Buzz: Dillard (8-3) downed Eustis (9-7) despite 13 points from the Panthers' Jaylon Graham.


Fifth-place game


Tampa Chamberlain 70,

Kissimmee Gateway 59


Buzz: Felix Gonzalez made six 3-pointers and scored 21 points for Gateway (11-5).


Seventh-place game


St. Petersburg72

Gainesville (Ga.) East Hall 69


Arrow Force Holiday Classic


at Seminole





Apopka 63,

Lake Worth Park Vista 46


Buzz: Joe Chealey had 15 points, 4 steals and 4 assists to lead Apopka (12-2). Haleem Brown added 15 points and 4 steals, Deion Fields 10 points, Deion Fields 10 points and Montay Thompson 9 points and 7 rebounds.


Third-place game


Seminole 55, Cocoa 40


Buzz: Earl Williams scored 23 points, Kelvin Mills chipped in with 11 and Jyrell Davidson made three 3-point shots for Seminole (7-5).


Fifth-place game


Trinity Prep 45,


Louisville (Ky.) Christian 35


Buzz: Kobe Eichelberger scored 15 points and Mitch Lamoriello 14 as the Saints (8-2) prevailed.


Seventh-place game


Jones 68, Titusville 52


Buzz: Demarcus Croaker scored 25 points, Eric McIntosh 17 and Kenley Nordelus 12 for Jones (3-9).


Father Lopez Holiday Classic


Championship game


Leesburg 71, Father Lopez 60


Buzz: MVP Troy Willis' 20 points and five rebounds led Leesburg (13-2), and Undra Mitchem added 19 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Jabari Dunham had 17 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assists, and Mitchem and Dunham made all-tournament. Cameron Breehl's 19 points led Father Lopez.


Jim Clark


Hornet Holiday Classic


at Bishop Moore


Championship game


Lake Howell 52, Bishop Moore 28


Buzz: D.J. Brown scored 17 points to lead Lake Howell (5-9) past Bishop Moore (6-6).


Third-place game


Ocoee 71, St. Cloud 32


Buzz: David Efianayi scored 13 points for Ocoee (8-7). Stone Gomez and Jamal Demetrius each scored 7 points for St. Cloud.


Fifth-place game


St. Johns Bartram Trail 68,


Pine Ridge 57 (OT)


Buzz: Jonathon Perez scored 18 points for Pine Ridge (6-7).


Seventh-place game


Winter Springs 67,

Agape Christian 44


Buzz: Nick Quintana scored 21 points for Winter Springs (4-11). Agape was led by James Reese's 10 points.


Hitchcock Challenge


at Gainesville Santa Fe


Championship game


East Ridge 65, Hawthorne 58

Buzz: Josh Phillips' 19 points and 15 rebounds led East Ridge (10-4), and MVP Austin Mills added 19 points and 7 assists. Hawthorne is 11-1.


Seventh-place game


Foundation Academy 57,

Newberry 55


Buzz: Alex Apuzzo scored 22 points, and Troy Freyser 11 for Foundation (9-6).


Kingdom of the Sun


at Ocala Vanguard


Fifth-place game


Boone 65, Morgan County (Ga.) 51


Buzz: B.J Taylor scored 28 points for Boone (11-4), and Schuyler Rimmer added 15 points, 11 rebounds and 3 blocks. Taylor made the all-tournament team.


Consolation final


Dr. Phillips 68,


Coral Springs Christian 67


Buzz: All-tournament team member RaShawn Powell scored 33 points, and Tyriefe Beard chipped in with 14 to lead DP (11-4) to victory.


Adidas Holiday Slam


at Miami Florida Christian


Championship game


Faith Christian 74,

Miami Archbishop Carroll 71 (OT)


Buzz: Junior Massiah scored 19 points for Faith Christian (12-0). Faith Christian's Jorge Rosa made the all-tournament team.


Third-place game


Fort Lauderdale


University School 62,


Freedom 61 (OT)


Buzz: All-tournament team member Sidney Coakley scored 21 points for Freedom (8-5).


Rumble on the Ridge


at Davenport Ridge Community



Third-place game



East River 66,

Haines City 62


Buzz: Wilfredo Rodriguez tallied 26 points for East River (5-12). Parris Lawrence chipped in with 14.



Gus Gibbs Rotary Tournament


at DeLand


Championship game


DeLand 62,

New Smyrna Beach 51


Buzz: Monolito Hamilton scored 20 points to lead DeLand (10-4). Tourney MVP Jason Burnell, a sophomore, added 14.


Third-place game


Delray Village Academy 62,

Deltona Trinity 58


Buzz: Jon Fernandez and Richard Perez each scored 14 for Deltona Trinity (5-8).



Fifth-place game



Lake Minneola 66,

Nation Ford (S.C.) 45


Buzz: The Hawks (10-4), a second-day fill-in, went 2-0 in the tournament consolation bracket.


Seventh-place game


Olympia 60

St. George (Bahamas)42


Gateway Holiday Classic


at Mount Sterling, Ky.


Edgewater 81,

Montgomery County, Ky., 65


Buzz: D'Angelo LeGrier (21 points, 10 rebounds), Eddie Keith (13 points) and Wayne Grant made the all-tournament team for Edgewater.




Holiday Classic



Championship game



First Assembly (N.C) 87,

Master's Academy 56


Buzz: Matt Richards had 22 points for Master's Academy (7-7). Nathan Delgado added 12 points. Richards and Delgado earned all-tournament honors.


KSA tournament


at ESPN Wide World of Sports


Orange Bracket semifinals


Mount Dora Bible 71,


Los Alamitos, Calif., 60


Buzz: Zac Ward scored 22 points, and Lamar Smith added 17 points and 8 rebounds for MDB (9-3).



Florida Prospects

Christmas Invitational


at Dr. Phillips


Blue Division


Championship game


DeLand 60, Lake Brantley 42


Buzz: Tyisha Moore scored 27 points for DeLand (15-2). Amber Robinson had 17 points for Lake Brantley (7-11).


Third-place game


St. Augustine 46

Titusville 44


Fifth-place game


Palm Beach Gardens 55

Fort Lauderdale

Cardinal Gibbons 34


Seventh-place game


Wekiva 50, Merritt Island 49

Buzz: Katie Atkins scored 22 points to lead Wekiva (3-12).


Gold Division


Dr. Phillips 83, Gainesville 62


Buzz: Hannah Schaible scored 27 points, and division MVP Sydnei McCaskill had 24 points and 12 assists for Dr. Phillips (15-3).


Third-place game


Colonial 73, Ben E. Mays (Ga.) 50


Buzz: Astaja Tyghter scored 16 points, and Nina Guillaume added 15 to lead the Grenadiers (16-2).


Fifth-place game


Haines City 44

St. Petersburg Lakewood 34


Seventh-place game


Timber Creek 53,

Tampa Riverview 34

Buzz: Jessica Font scored 15 points, and Brittany Whatts added 12 for Timber Creek (10-3).


Jim Clark


Hornet Holiday Classic


at Bishop Moore


Championship game


Winter Park 61, Bishop Moore 35


Buzz: Kathryn Thompson scored 15 points to lead Winter Park (15-2) past Bishop Moore (10-3). Kim Novak had 10 points for Bishop Moore.


Third-place game


St. Johns Bartram Trail 60,


Apopka 48


Buzz: Quamilla Jackson scored 28 points for Apopka (5-11).


Fifth-place game


Olympia 62, Winter Springs 26


Buzz: Aliyah Abney scored 18 points to pace Olympia (14-2). Winter Springs is 3-16.


Seventh-place game


Ocoee 36, Cypress Creek 34


Buzz: Jasmine Celestin scored 12 points to lead Ocoee (8-7). Shanaira Brown's 15 points paced Cypress Creek (4-13).


Father Lopez Holiday Classic


Championship game


Father Lopez 65, Lincoln Park 43


Buzz: Tournament MVP Shannon Cranshaw's 27 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists paced the Green Wave (15-3), and Simone Brown added 15 points and 14 rebounds. Brown, and teammates Ashley Folsom and Chanel Coco were selected to the all-tournament team.


Fifth-place game


Kissimmee Osceola 56,


Titusville Astronaut 36


Buzz: All-tournament selection Jazz Ramos had 15 points and 12 rebounds for Osceola (12-5). Montana Bass chipped in with 18 points.


Longhorn Shootout at Harmony


Championship game


Harmony 48, Palmetto 23


Buzz: Julia Ingler scored 17 points and 8 steals for Harmony (11-2), which has won 10 games in a row.


Queen of Palms tournament


at Fort Myers


Championship game


Cape Coral 50, Leesburg 42

Buzz: Ashley Perry's 16 points and 6 rebounds led Leesburg (11-5). The Yellow Jackets' Joharra Russell made all-tournament.


Third-place game


Lake Highland 64,

Seffner Christian 50


Buzz: Karrah Johnson's 22 points and 8 rebounds led LHP, and Destinee Walker added 19 points. Walker made the all-tournament team.



Sunshine Classic

at Atlantic



Third-place game



Atlantic 52, Paris Central (Ky.) 39


Buzz: Ronni Williams tallied 21 points and 10 rebounds for Atlantic (10-5). Destiny Woodard added 17 points and 6 steals. Williams and Woodard made the all-tournament team.



Knockout Christmas Classic


at Kissimmee Osceola


Top 10 team scores: 1. Cleveland (Tenn.) (C), 239; 2. Kissimmee Osceola (KO), 237; 3. Palm Harbor University (PHU), 177.5; 4. Homestead South Dade (SD), 176; 5. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas (STA), 173; 6. Springstead (S), 172; 7. Lake Highland Prep (LHP), 149.5; 8. Holy Innocents Episcopal (Ga.) (HIE), 120; 9. Riverdale (R), 105; 10. Miami Braddock (MB), ,101.5;  11. Lakeland Lake Gibson (LG), 95.5; 12. Pembroke Pines Somerset Academy (SA), 87.5; 13. Seminole Ridge (SR), 87

Individual results: 106: Dominguez (KO) dec. Brindley (LHP) 7-3; 113: Williams (SD) p. Debien (C) 5:44; 120: Prince (PHU) dec. Uhre (STA) 8-1; 126: Prince (PHU) dec. Ramirez (SD) 8-1; 132: Hall (STA) dec. Lugo (SD) 3-2 (OT); 138: Crosby (SD) maj. dec. Quig1ey (HIE) 18-10; 145: Baldwin (KO) maj. dec. Krutzky (Lakeland Lake Gibson) 9-1; 152: Hartman (PHU) dec. Spengler (LHP) 4-2; 160: Lopez (C) dec. Aroyo (Boca Raton Olympic Heights) 4-1; 170: Ross (S) dec. Spradlin (Lake Gibson) 4-2; 182: Jeovenetta (STA) dec. West (C) 4-2; 195: Pagan (KO) maj. dec. Grimes (HIE) 9-1; 220: Etienne (R) p. Cruz (KO) 5:13; 285: Kennedy (C) dec. Mesier (SD) 4-1 (OT)