1. In Foundation Academy girls basketball’s 47-16 win over CFCA Monday, Dec. 16, eighth-grade guard Chelsea Bryant had a big night as she racked up 16 points, six rebounds and six steals for the Lions. Helping her were eighth graders Aliyah Perry (nine points, eight steals and two rebounds) and Zoe Sedo (eight points, seven assists and eight rebounds).
2. The Windermere Prep junior varsity Lakerettes had a strong showing at the Dance Team Union regional competition Saturday, Dec. 14, held at Seminole High School. The middle school pom team took home second place while the school also took first in the youth solo and youth duet categories.
3. Windermere Prep’s Patricio Font took home the title of Pan Am Next Generation Male Athlete of the Year (U-20) for his accomplishments in water-skiing Friday, Dec. 13. Font, a member of the Windermere Prep soccer team, became the youngest gold medalist in Mexico’s history at the Pan Am Games after winning the Tricks title in August in Lima, Peru.
4. The West Orange High wrestling team showed out during the House of Payne at Harmony meet Friday, Dec. 13. The Warriors finished in fourth place behind Harmony, Park Vista and Hagerty. Daniel Perez defeated Harmony’s Tanner Hinman 6-4 in the 106-pound weight class, while Solomon Smith defeated Tyler Swingle (Hagerty) 4-1 in the 152-pound weight class.
5. In Olympia boys basketball’s 59-54 win over Freedom Friday, Dec. 13, junior Tyeree Bryan led the Titans in scoring with 16 points, while senior Julian Fletcher tacked on 14 points in the win. The win was the second consecutive victory for the Titans, who moved to 3-4 on the season.