2018 #PBCHOOPS Boys 9A State SemiFinal Preview

And then there was one. All year Wellington has held the top spot in our #PBCHOOPS TOP 5 and along the way has surprised with their ability to not rebuild but reload after the departure of Trent Frazier via graduation. The last time a team went wire to wire #1 in our poll was the 2A State Champion Grandview Prep back in 2016. The Wolverines are two wins away from it's second state title in four years and third state Final 4 appearance in a four year stretch.

9A State SemiFinal Preview
March 9. 2018 8 PM

2018 #PBCHOOPS 9A & 5A Regional Final Preview and Predictions

Only two #PBCHOOPS teams remain to play in their respective Regional Final games for a chance to advance to the state Final 4. The top two teams in the Preseason #PBCHOOPSTOP5 Wellington and Oxbridge Academy have arrived at this spot in different ways. Wellington has been dominant all season going undefeated thus far in regular and post-season play. Oxbridge however has struggled with injuries to key players through out most of the regular season but has come together nicely just in time.

#PBCHOOPS Boys 2A State Final Preview

photo courtesy of Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel

1 win away. The wire to wire #PBCHOOPS #1 team is just one victory away from winning the FHSAA State 2A Championship while capping of a perfect season 32-0. To get to this game Grandview Prep defeated Damon Hardge and Orlando Christian Prep 62 - 54 in Lakeland.

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#PBCHOOPS Boys 2A State SemiFinal Preview

And then there was 1. All year Grandview Prep has been the best team in the county and along the way has been recognized as the best in the state. The #PBCHOOPS Top 5 wire to wire #1 is 2 wins away from yet another state championship. While they road for the most part has been easy the Pride have faced some stiff competition the last few rounds of the playoffs. Tuesday they face Orlando Christian Prep and internet sensation sophomore PG Damon Hardge.

2A State SemiFinal Preview

Tuesday February 23. 2016 4PM

#PBCHOOPS Boys Regional Final Preview

We may not know predictions here but we get it right when it comes to our #PBCHOOPS Top 5 rankings. For the 2nd year in a row the top 3 teams in our final Top 5 are still standing in the Elite 8 of their respective class tournaments. #1 Grandview, #2 Wellington, #3 St. Andrew's are joined by Oxbridge Academy and Village Academy as the last 5 standing on the #PBCHOOPSR2L Road to Lakeland.

#PBCHOOPS Player of the Week ended 2/14/16 - Leonard Thorpe

Leonard Thorpe photo courtesy of Richard Graulich pbgametime.com

Submitted by pbchoops on Tue, 02/09/2016 - 21:52

Leonard Thorpe of Royal Palm Beach is this weeks #PBCHOOPS Player of the Week ended 2/14/16.

Leonard, a junior, led the Wildcats to an impressive road victory over 14-7A district champion St Thomas Aquinas Thursday night in the 7A regional quarterfinals. Leonard led all scorers with 31 points in the victory. Royal Palm next faces Blanche Ely Tuesday for a chance to move on to the regional final.

photo courtesy of Richard Graulich pbgametime.com

#PBCHOOPS Girls Regional Playoff Preview

#PBCHOOPS Girls have advanced to the Regional Quarterfinals here a list of games, time and locations.
Home team is desiganted as follows: In the quarterfinals, the champion of each district will host the runner-up from their neighboring district.

There are 16 #pbchoops teams in action tonight trying to move on to Regional Semis and ultimately Lakeland. Cardinal Newman, St Andrew's, Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, Benjamin and Suncoast all should advance. While defending 7A State Champion Palm Beach Lakes looks to continue their quest to return to the Final 4.

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