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Orange Observer: High 5 — Thursday, Feb. 13

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In Windermere High School boys basketball’s narrow 83-78 overtime defeat at the hands of Apopka Friday, Feb. 7, junior guard E.J. Yorke went off for 27 points for the Wolverines (17-8).
by: Troy Herring Sports Editor

1. The Dr. Phillips girls wrestling team continues to dominate on the mat, as the Panthers stormed their way to their fourth straight Metro championship Saturday, Feb. 8. Jessica Corredor (100), Juliana Diaz (117), Zamora St. Cyr (140), Jennifer Charles (147), Skyy Gowan (184) and Aalilyah Hyacinthe (220) each took first place in their respective weight classes. Corredor also won the Outstanding Wrestler Award and became the first four-time women’s Metro champion.

2. The CFCA Eagles boys basketball team capped off senior night in style with a 62-57 win over Seffner Christian Friday, Feb. 7. In the win, Nicolas Silva had his best game of his senior season as he exploded for 35 points for the Eagles. The win was a nice bounce back for CFCA (18-7) after the Eagles dropped a game at Santa Fe Catholic.

3. In Windermere High School boys basketball’s narrow 83-78 overtime defeat at the hands of Apopka Friday, Feb. 7, junior guard E.J. Yorke went off for 27 points for the Wolverines (17-8). Windermere will start off the Class 7A, District 6 tournament with a bye.

4. Despite falling to First Academy-Leesburg 56-52 in boys basketball action Thursday, Feb. 6, Legacy Charter’s Jacob Worley had a solid outing as he picked up 21 points (14 of which came off of a 6-of-14 night from three-point land), eight assists and four total rebounds. 

5. In a battle of rivals on the soccer field, the Windermere Wolverines girls soccer team came out on top in its 4-0 win over West Orange (8-7) in the Class 7A, District 5 semifinals Tuesday, Feb. 4. The Wolverines (14-2-2) were led by Victoria Gonzales, who scored two goals. Kira Skretteberg added a goal and an assist in the winning effort.

Troy Herring is the sports editor at the West Orange Times and Windermere Observer. He is a graduate of the University of Mount Olive (BS '12) and the University of Alabama (MA '16)....

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