Posted On: 02/25/20 11:23 PM

Round one went to Northeast.

Round two went to Pembroke Pines.

Round three went to Northeast.

Round four...goes too Pembroke Pines.

In the final installment, the Pembroke Pines Jaguars (24-2) went on the road to defeat the Northeast Hurricanes (21-7), 76-69. With the win, the Jaguars advance to the Class 5A regional finals to face Okeechobee. Of the four total meetings, the aggregate score was 305-301 for the Jaguars.

Stat of the Night:  If you follow the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) rankings, Pembroke Pines ranks 6th in the state while the Northeast Hurricanes sit 9th. With two evenly matched teams, sometimes it is the little things that make all the difference. On Tuesday night, the Jaguars dominated on the free-throw line, sinking 18 out of 22 attempts (82%). On the flip side, the Hurricanes shot a paltry 14 for 29 (48%) from the line. At one point, the Hurricanes missed five in a row and closed out the half four out of 12. 

Stat 2.0: Pembroke Pines came out firing early, hitting seven 3-pointers in the first half. The Jaguars eventually "settled" down after halftime with two additional deep balls. On the other end, the Hurricanes would catch

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