Posted On: 02/12/21 1:23 PM

The road to Lakeland is in full swing with district final matchups to begin later today. Many of the top contenders feature some of the top prospects in the state. I think if you have a general knowledge of the area and have been following our coverage you know who those players are!

In this segment, I would like to highlight some players that could build off their performances from this week. The 24/7 landscape of basketball here in South Florida should give these kids momentum as we head into the spring and summer. 

Braylon BurbridgeBraylonBurbridge5'9" | PGSagemont | 2024FL - Sagemont

2024 Braylon BurbridgeBraylonBurbridge5'9" | PGSagemont | 2024FL looked poised running the point for Sagemont against Westminster Academy. The 5-foot-10 Burbridge scored seven points and played strong on-ball defense. I didn’t see a ton of mistakes from him in the absence of 2021 Raphael HoussouRaphaelHoussou6'1" | CGSagemont | 2021StateFL. Specifically, Burbridge didn’t turn the ball over or make errant passes. Things like proper positioning or in-game management are coachable. The bottom line is he played valuable minutes against a strong opponent in a playoff game. Burbridge poked away a pass that set-up a Rickey BallardRickeyBallard6'6" | CGSagemont | 2022StateFL dunk on the other end in the fourth

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