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Posted On: 03/7/21 12:00 PM

The Class 3A State Finals were the first in the series of 7 finals games over the next two days at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland. The game featured a heavy hitter matchup between two of Florida’s arguably best teams, Calvary Christian Academy (Fort Lauderdale) and Bishop McLaughlin (Spring Hill). Here’s how the game played out:

Bishop McLaughlin v. Calvary Christian Academy, Calvary wins 85-76

Here were the standouts for the game: 

Emanuel Sharp Emanuel Sharp 6'4" | SG Bishop McLaughlin | 2022 State #104 Nation FL , Bishop McLaughlin, 6’4", 2023

His team didn’t capture the state championship like I’m sure he wanted, but Sharp definitely caught the eyes of more than just the spectators at the RP Funding Center. The guard finished with 33 points, giving him an average of 36 a game while in Lakeland this year. He was firing off triples like crazy and seemed unstoppable in the 3rd and 4th quarters. He cooled off and couldn’t get the job done in OT, but overall his performance was jaw dropping. The guard made his case as potentially the best scorer in Florida and is a super high D1 recruit that should be getting offers from all over the country as he progresses throughout his next season. He’s

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