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Posted On: 03/5/21 6:00 PM

The semifinals for Class 5A at the FHSAA have concluded. And while the first day of action brought with it a multitude of blowouts and scoring clinics, the second day was more focused on highly contested play, including an overtime thriller. Here’s how the action played out: 

Choctawhatchee v. Leesburg, Class 5A Semifinals, 59-58 Choctaw wins

Tampa Jesuit v. Pembroke Pines Charter, Class 5A Semifinals, 57-63 (OT)

Here are the frontcourt standouts for the day:

Joe Pesansky, Tampa Jesuit, 6’4", 2021

Lord, Pesansky was a surprising threat for Jesuit the entire game. He had the mobility of a guard and the finishing capability of a big man inside. He was able to wheel and deal the entire Pembroke defense multiple times to get some wide open looks on the drive. He was also a good piece of the puzzle for breaking the Pembroke Pines press that they threw at the Tigers towards the end of the game. Pesansky finished the game with 13 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists as the Tigers fell to the Jaguars in a close one.

Camerin James Camerin James 6'5" | CG Leesburg | 2023 State FL , Leesburg, 6’5", 2023

James is more of a guard than a froncourt player, but at his currently skillset,

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