Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

HIGH SCHOOLS: GIRLS BASKETBALL DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS; Orange Park to Meet Fletcher in District Final

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

HIGH SCHOOLS: GIRLS BASKETBALL DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS; Orange Park to Meet Fletcher in District Final

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Orange Park shook off a lethargic first half to beat visiting First Coast 58-47 in the District 1-6A semifinals. The game was tied 23-23 at halftime, but the Raiders pulled away, outscoring the Buccaneers 21-6 in the third quarter.

"We played much better defense in the second half," Orange Park coach Mandi Matricardi said. "We got our focus back. The girls played really nervous in the first half."

Shaquita Snow and Jennifer Hernandez each scored 14 points for Orange Park. The Raiders (24-2) will face Fletcher at 7 tonight for the title.

DISTRICT 4-5A AT WOLFSON: A Kayla Brewer 3-pointer in the final seconds rimmed out as Lee fell to Gainesville 48-45 in the semifinals. The Generals finished the year 23-4. Brewer led Lee with 18 points. In the nightcap, Ridgeview lost to Gainesville Buchholz 64-51. Gainesville will play Buchholz tonight at Wolfson.

DISTRICT 3-4A AT BISHOP KENNY: Jackson built a 15-point halftime lead on its way to a 52-30 win over Paxon in the semifinals. …

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