ORLANDO, FL – The Boys Basketball team (23-4) lost 54-32 to reigning State Champion Leesburg (24-1) on Friday in the 6A-13 District Championship game at Bishop Moore. The Hornets led at halftime, 23-20, and were down just 5 going into the 4th quarter, but the intense Yellow Jacket defense proved to be to much overcome on this night. Leesburg has been a tough opponent all year, giving Bishop Moore 3 of its 4 losses.
Hunter C. led a valiant Hornet attack with 12 points and 9 rebounds. Emil A. added 12 points and 5 rebounds. Cole N. led the team with 4 assists and 3 steals.
Despite the loss, the Boys season will continue this week, on the road in the Regionals of the 6A State Tournament. The boys will regroup and head to play 6A-14 District Champion Rockledge (25-3) on Thursday at 7:00pm.