St. Petersburg Times Online: Sports
TampaBay.com
Place an Ad Calendars Classified Forums Sports Weather
tampabay.com

printer version

Preps

St. Pete Catholic receives a lesson

BOYS CLASS 2A, DISTRICT 12: The Barons beat Clearwater Central Catholic, but not before learning they aren't invincible.

By JOHN C. COTEY, Times Staff Writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published February 20, 2003


CLEARWATER -- Mike Moran's St. Petersburg Catholic team might have been the top seed and Clearwater Central Catholic the last, and his team might have had 17 wins and CCC just six, and his team might have been undefeated in district play and blown out CCC twice this season, but when his team was behind by seven at halftime it surprised him not a bit.

Then again, he wasn't so surprised when his team rallied to win 68-49 to advance to the district final.

The Barons (18-8) trailed 30-19 in the first half after consecutive 3-pointers by Chip Brinkman, and one minute into the second half they were down 32-24.

"No matter how much you point it out to them, no matter how many times, they have to see it for themselves," Moran said. "We had a couple of easy games against CCC, but tonight they did something they hadn't done against us, and that was hit some 3-pointers."

Behind outstanding perimeter defense from freshman Aaron Holmes and 17 second-half points from Chad Radosevich, the Barons went on a 15-2 run in a two-minute span of the third to take control.

"We wanted to put pressure on them and make them make the mistakes," Radosevich said. "I think we did that."

Radosevich finished with a game-high 28 points, and Travis Karto had 19. Holmes added 11, and the trio scored 33 of the Barons 45 second-half points.

St. Petersburg goes for a consecutive district title at 7:30 p.m. Saturday against Sarasota Cardinal Mooney, which beat Fort Myers Dunbar in the other semifinal.

Back to Sports
Back to Top

© 2006 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
Contact the Times | Privacy Policy
Standard of Accuracy | Terms, Conditions & Copyright
 

From the Times sports desk

Grand Prix
  • Jourdain ready to move to the front
  • Best part of Prix for VIPs: It's free
  • Sitting out and not in a car is hard on driver
  • What do they really drive?

  • Golf
  • Age no factor for Irwin; it's victories he counts
  • Optimism high event will go on
  • Nissan Open challenge for Woods
  • Nissan Open challenge for Woods

  • College basketball
  • Raiders' Sharp gets win No. 500
  • Streaking Memphis powers past Louisville

  • Season on the bubble
  • Salukis watch

  • NFL
  • Meeting focuses on hiring minorities

  • College football
  • USF, UCF decide to delay series

  • Baseball
  • Turmoil in home nation keeps Abreu grounded
  • Flaherty happy to cede flash to team
  • Bechler had a history with heart ailments

  • NHL
  • Senators rebound to beat Devils after blowing a three-goal lead

  • NBA
  • Orlando trades Miller, Humphrey to Memphis

  • Sailing
  • Shifting winds force Race 4 postponement

  • In brief
  • Tyson vs. Etienne gets green light

  • Motorsports
  • Cup teams anxious for next race

  • Preps
  • A Tigers win here won't be so easy
  • Injury keeps champ grounded
  • Hernando squeaks into semis
  • Celebration can wait, Anders' Rams still busy
  • UT's Sargeant gives a boost off the bench
  • Boca Ciega rallies to win
  • St. Pete Catholic receives a lesson

  • Bowling
  • Couch falls to 1st-time winner

  • Outdoors
  • Daily fishing report

  • Rays
  • Rays give their pitchers a hand
  • Roster battle gets under way

  • Bucs
  • Bucs won't take drastic steps to keep Jackson
  • Bears may look at King

  • Lightning
  • Striking while hot
  • Gary Shelton: Owners, it's time to ante up


  • From the wire

    From the state sports wire
  • Jacksonville's Spicer placed on IR after leg surgery
  • FIU-Western Kentucky game postponed because of Jeanne
  • Brown anxious to face old team for first time
  • Dolphins' desperate defense readies for Roethlisberger
  • Former Sarasota lineman sheds tough-guy image with Michigan
  • Rothstein rejoins Heat as assistant
  • No. 16 Florida has history on its side against Kentucky
  • FSU and Clemson QBs both off to slow starts