4A: Lake Highland Prep buries Cardinal Gibbons in semis
It may be a repeat performance.
Top-ranked Orlando Lake Highland Prep dominated Fort Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons on Wednesday picking up a 69-34 FHSAA girls basketball Class 4A state semifinals win and now will take a shot a repeat.
The Highlanders (28-3) will face the Tampa Brooks-DeBartlo – Havana East Gadsden winner in Wednesday’s second 4A semifinal, for a state title shot at 8:05 p.m. Thursday.
Lake Highland Prep posted a 29-2 record last season while winning the state championship. But it wasn’t easy, the Highlanders went to overtime before holding off Fort Myers Dunbar 68-62 in overtime.