Sacred Heart's Dream Season Ends at Final 48 

The Sacred Heart boys' basketball team's dream season ended at the BJCC on Tuesday. The Cardinals fell to defending state champion St. Jude in the state semifinals 66-51. The Pirates jumped out early on the Cardinals leading 23-7 after the first quarter and took a 19 point lead to halftime. But Sacred Heart regrouped in the second half and cut St. Jude's lead to just nine in the fourth quarter. In the end, the defending champs pulled away for the win and the spot in the 1A state final. Sacred Heart was paced by Diante Wood's 16 points and 12 rebounds. D.J. Heath chipped in with 14 points, Quen Williams added 10 points and Kevion Nolan recorded nine. Three St. Jude players posted double doubles Tommy Burton (17 points, 10 rebs), Jacob Winston (16 points, 13 rebs) & Andrew Rogers (16 points, 10 rebs). St. Jude will play Parrish in the 1A state championship game on Friday. (Highlights in the featured video)


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