Williston, P.K. Yonge advance to title games


The showdown is set in Class 1A.

This Friday night in Bronson, Williston, which is ranked second in the state in Class 1A by MaxPreps, will play No. 1 ranked Wildwood for the Class 1A-District 7 title.

On Tuesday night, the No. 2 seed Red Devils (20-7) cruised to a 79-48 win against host Bronson.

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The No. 6 seed Eagles upset No. 3 seed Trenton, 54-47, on Monday to advance to last night’s semifinals.

Williston, which crushed No. 7 seed Cedar Key, 101-13, on Monday night in the quarterfinals, defeated Wildwood, 67-56, on Nov. 26 at the Mighty Ike Challenge at Williston.

Meanwhile, the top-ranked Wildcats (19-6) advanced with a 72-57 win against No. 4 Chiefland in the other semifinal.

P.K. Yonge will also play for a district title.

The top-seeded Blue Wave (13-10) had no problem with defending 1A state champion Bradford (Starke), building a 32-6 halftime lead and cruising to a 67-15 win in a Class 3A-District 2 semifinal.

No. 2 seed Interlachen advanced with a 78-62 win against No. 3 seed Trinity Catholic (Ocala).

Tip off between the Blue Wave and the Rams (19-7) will be at 6 p.m. on Friday.

BOYS (District Tournament results)

4A-District 5 at Santa Fe (Alachua)

Tuesday, Feb. 7 (Quarterfinals)

No. 4 Eastside 67, No. 5 Keystone Heights 54

No. 3 Palatka 62, No. 6 Suwannee (Live Oak) 41

Wednesday, Feb. 8 (Semifinals)

No. 2 North Marion (Citra) vs. Palatka, 6 p.m.

No. 1 Santa Fe (Alachua) vs. Eastside, 7:30 p.m.

3A-District 2 (at Higher Seed)

Tuesday, February 7 (Semifinals)

No. 1 P.K. Yonge 67, No. 4 Bradford (Starke) 15

No. 2 Interlachen 78, No. 3 Trinity Catholic (Ocala) 62

Friday, Feb. 10

Championship – No. 1 P.K. Yonge vs. No. 2 Interlachen, 6 p.m.

2A-District 4 at Redeemer Christian (Ocala)

Tuesday, Feb. 7 (Quarterfinals)

No. 2 Redeemer Christian (Ocala) 75, No. 7 Cornerstone Academy 33

No. 3 Saint Francis Catholic 84, No. 6 Meadowbrook Academy (Ocala) 39

No. 4 St. John Lutheran (Ocala) 81, No. 5 Countryside Christian 55

Wednesday, Feb. 8 (Semifinals)

No. 1 Oak Hall vs. St. John Lutheran (Ocala)

No. 2 Redeemer Christian (Ocala) vs. No. 3 Saint Francis Catholic

1A-District 7 (at Bronson)

Tuesday, Feb. 7 (Semifinals)

No. 1 Wildwood 72, No. 4 Chiefland 57

No. 2 Williston 79, No. 6 Bronson 48

Friday, Feb. 10

No. 1 Wildwood vs. No. 2 Williston, 7 p.m.

1A-District 6 (at Higher Seeds)

Tuesday, Feb. 7 (Quarterfinals)

No. 4 Union County (Lake Butler) 70, No. 5 Bell 42

Wednesday, Feb. 8 (Semifinals)

No. 4 Union County (Lake Butler) at No. 1 Newberry

No. 3 Fort White at No. 2 Hawthorne

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