Behind 38 points from Brandon Knight, Pine Crest defeated American Heritage (19-10) 90-76 in the regional semifinals of the class 3A playoffs. Kenny Boynton (29 points), Ray Taylor (17 points), Eloy Vargas (12 points) and Jake Wheeler (12 points) helped the cause for the Patriots who trailed 40-39 at the half. The Panthers took a 65-60 lead after 3 quarters before expanding their lead and defeating Heritage for the third time this season in four games. There are two more webisodes of The Perfect Rotation left. We’ll recap this game next week and then have the season conclusion.
American Heritage jumped out to a 28-15 first quarter lead on the road at Pine Crest in their district final matchup. Yet, behind class of 2010 star Brandon Knight (38 points), the Panthers stormed back and pulled out a 74-70 win on Saturday night. Kenny Boynton (33 points) led the Patriots who now travel to Pahokee on Thursday in a regional quarterfinal contest. The Perfect Rotation will have more on this game Tuesday plus a feature on Eloy Vargas who played a strong game with 15 rebounds.