PREP ROUNDUP: Sarasota High holds off Manatee High in girls basketball

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SARASOTA — Madi Macdonald had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Sarasota High (7-15) past visiting Manatee High (13-6) Wednesday night.

The Sailors host Venice today at 5 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Sarasota 52, Manatee 46

GAME AT: Sarasota High.

TOP PLAYERS: S, Madi Macdonald (16 points, 10 rebounds), Ghita DiNota (14 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists), Ava Sims (8 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist), Keensley Lisk (6 points, 4 rebounds), Tori Belcher (5 points, 2 assists); m, Ty Barclay (28 points).

RECORDS: Sarasota (7-15); Manatee (13-6).

UP NEXT: Venice at Sarasota, 5 p.m. today.

Lakewood Ranch 50, Lemon Bay 43

TOP PLAYERS: LB, Taylor Orris (15 points, 19 rebounds), Maya Collins (17 points, 6, assists, 4 steals).

OF NOTE: Lemon Bay used a full-court press to take the lead in the fourth quarter before Lakewood Ranch hit three 3-pointers to put the game away.

UP NEXT: DeSoto County at Lemon Bay, today, 7 p.m.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Cardinal Mooney 59, Braden River 47

GAME AT: Braden River High, Bradenton.

TOP PLAYERS: BR, Marcus Schade (10 points, 5 assists), Isaac Heaven (9 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assist, 2 blocks), Cooper Smith (8 points, 3 assist, 3 rebounds, 2 blocks); CM, Connor Heald (14 points), Dylan Higgins (12 points), Pete Liasher (9 points)

OF NOTE: Cardinal Mooney outscored Braden River, 24-13, in the third quarter after the game was tied 19-all at halftime

RECORD: Braden River (7-14); Cardinal Mooney (17-4)

NEXT: Lakewood Ranch at Braden River, 7:30 p.m. today in the Coaches vs. Cancer game.

Port Charlotte 63, Fort Myers 56

GAME AT: Port Charlotte High.

TOP PLAYERS: PC, Alex Perry (career-high 42 points).

NEXT: DeSoto County at Port Charlotte, 7 p.m. today on the Pirates’ Senior Night.

GIRLS DISTRICT SOCCER

Class 7A-District 8

Riverview 3, North Port 1

Class 6A-District 11

Manatee 8, Gibsonton East Bay 0

Palmetto 4, Ruskin Lennard 3

Class 5A-District 11

Gulfport Boca Ciega 3, Southeast 1

Class 4A-District 11

DeSoto County 4, Bayshore 1

Class 4A-District 12

Port Charlotte 4, Cape Coral Island Coast 0

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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