Top 5 Games To Watch: Friday, January 13
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As we enter in the second half of the regular season across high school basketball in the Sunshine State. Prep Hoops Florida will always be your destination for the best coverage from across the state. Here is a look at…
As we enter in the second half of the regular season across high school basketball in the Sunshine State. Prep Hoops Florida will always be your destination for the best coverage from across the state. Here is a look at the top five games to keep our eye on this Friday night.
Providence School at Impact Christian Academy- 7:00pm: A huge showdown is on the rise in Northeast Florida as the Providence Stallions led by their “Big 3” featuring 6’6 junior guard Chris Arias, 6’6 senior guardand 6’7 junior forward . The Stallions come into play on a 3-game winning streak, while Impact Christian Academy comes into play on a modest 2-game winning streak. For Impact Christian Academy keep an eye on the junior duo between and . Both teams come into play ranked inside the Top 5 of their respective classifications.
Orlando Christian Prep at Rockledge- 7:00pm: Another Top 10 matchup invading the Central Florida area, as the Orlando Christian Prep Warriors (14-1) come in ranked No. 1 in Class 2A in the latest MaxPreps’ rankings. Keep an eye on 6’0 junior guard, 6’4 junior guard and 6’6 senior forward for the Warriors. On the other side, the Rockledge Raiders (12-1) come into play on a 6-game winning streak dating back to their lone loss of the season back on December 16. Keep an eye on 6’8 junior forward Colin Kearns who is averaging 9.7 points and 6.9 rebounds per game to lead the team in both categories. Another name to keep an eye on will be 6’2 senior guard Howard Graham who is averaging 9.6 points and 3.5 rebounds per game this season for the Raiders.
North Florida Educational Institute at The Rock- 7:00pm: Another intriguing matchup features the North Florida Educational Institute Fighting Eagles (12-4) traveling to Gainesville to take on The Rock Lions (14-9). This is a rematch from earlier in the season where The Rock won 102-80 back on December 1. Keep an eye on 6’6 senior guard Isaac Taveras who is leading the team in points (23.5), rebounds (8.0) and assists (4.7) per game this season. On the other side, The Rock are led by 6’3 senior guard, 6’1 sophomore guard and 6’5 sophomore guard . Another matchup to watch will be 6’9 junior forward Jr.
Tampa Catholic at Jesuit- 7:30pm: In the Tampa Bay’s greatest rivalry between the Tampa Catholic Crusaders (8-7) and Jesuit Tigers (15-2) keep an eye on both guard play in this matchup. For Tampa Catholic keep an eye on 6’6 junior guard, 6’1 senior guard and 6’0 sophomore guard . On the other side for Jesuit, keep an eye on 6’1 junior guard Christopher Moliere who is averaging 16.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game this season. Also keep an eye on 6’0 junior guard who is averaging 12.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game this season for the Tigers.
Victory Christian Academy at Calvary Christian- 7:30pm: This matchup features two of the best scoring junior guards in the state of Florida, featuring 6’2for Victory Christian Academy and 6’1 for the host Calvary Christian Warriors. Both of these teams come in ranked inside the Top 5 of their respective classifications as well. Also keep an eye on 6’3 junior guard and 6’0 junior guard for Victory Christian Academy. On the other side for Calvary Christian keep an eye on 6’6 junior guard and 6’1 senior guard Dominic Sarigumba.