Hoops: Pine Forest defeats Winter Haven

Final Score, Pine Forest 59 Winter Haven 52. The Blue Devils let one get away this afternoon as they went toe to toe with Pine Forest before turnovers and missed shots killed the Blue Devils shot of securing a title game birth.

In a battle, the largest lead of the game for Pine Forest High School was 10 points in period 3 at the 2:48 mark. Winter Haven trailed the majority of the game, but took a one point lead late in the 4th to gain some much needed momentum. Spectators saw two ties and eight lead changes.

Charlie Wilson was the high point man for Pine Forest with 13 points and Winter Haven’s Chance McSpadden had 15 points.

Winter Haven – Pine Forest
Bench Scoring 6 – 13
Pts In the Paint 22 – 34
2nd Chance Pts 6 – 8
Pts Off Turnover 10 – 21

Pine Forest vs face Miami Norland Saturday 1:35pm for the class 6A state title.