Tremendous Ten: Winter Haven's Kendrick Holland Scores on Offense and Defense
Wed. November 28, 2012 at 10:49 p.m. | By Solange Reyner
WINTER HAVEN'S KENDRICK HOLLAND scored three times in Friday's 34-33 loss to Daytona Beach Mainland — twice on receptions and once on a 93-yard interception return. (Photo by PAUL CRATE | NEWS CHIEF )
1 - Kendrick Holland, Winter Haven: The sophomore scored three times in a Class 6A football regional semifinal loss to Daytona Beach Mainland, twice on receptions and once on a 93-yard interception return.
2 - Railond Garrett, Lake Wales: The quarterback threw two touchdown passes to help the Highlanders beat Palmetto 17-14 Friday night in a Class 5A regional semifinal football game. The Highlanders were the only team from Polk County to advance to the regional finals.
3 - Adam Lane, Winter Haven: Rushed for 139 yards and one touchdown in the 34-33 loss to Mainland.
4 - Shykeem Pitts, Ridge Community: Threw two touchdown passes and ran for another in a 29-28 Class 7A regional semifinal football loss to Kissimmee Osceola Friday. Pitts' 65-yard touchdown pass with nine-tenths of a second left in the game got the Bolts to within one.
5 - Christin Strawbridge, Kathleen: The senior scored 25 points and had 11 rebounds in a 60-55 win over St. Pete on Saturday in the Bartow Thankgsiving Girls Basketball tournament. She had 22 points in Friday's 55-36 win over Jefferson.
6 - Deonte Dennis, Kathleen: In his first two varsity games ever, he led the Red Devils to wins. Dennis, a senior, was 9-for-18 with two 3-pointers, six rebounds and nine steals at the Thanksgiving Mitchell Shootout. He also was perfect from the free throw line.
7 - Tony Reeves, Lake Wales: Rushed for 78 yards in the win over Palmetto. Reeves helped the Highlanders rush for 200 yards.
8 - Dwayne Bacon, McKeel: The sophomore shooting guard scored 34 points in a 61-58 loss to George Jenkins on Nov. 20.
9 - Chris Perry and Karlos Odum, Bartow: Perry had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Odum 13 points and nine rebounds in a 67-61 win over Wekiva on Saturday at the Metro vs. Florida Challenge.
10 - Zykira Lewis, Bartow: The senior shooting guard had 19 points, seven assists, six steals, two blocks, and two rebounds as Bartow defeated Harmony 58-38 at the Bartow Thankgsiving Girls Basketball tournament Saturday night. She scored 24 points the night before in a 61-56 overtime loss to Gainesville (The Rock).
[ Solange Reyner can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 863-802-7508. Tremendous Ten nominations must be received by Monday each week. ]