Lake City, FLWCJB

TV20 Meldon Law Scholar Athlete: Charleston Ponds (Columbia)

LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - Columbia High School senior guard Charleston Ponds has been enamored with basketball since he was a child. “I’ve always been in love with it since I was a kid,” said Tigers boys basketball guard, Charleston Ponds. “I’ve been playing basketball since I can remember.”. You...

Trenton girls ease past Branford to return to final four

TRENTON — Defense has been the calling card for the Trenton Tigers girls basketball team during the seven-year tenure of head coach Bryant Frye. On Tuesday night, that defense ensured another trip to the 1A state semifinals in Lakeland for the Tigers. Junior guard Bri Becker just missed a triple-double...
Trenton, FLWCJB

Trenton runs past Branford, to face Hawthorne in state 1A semifinals

TRENTON, Fla. (WCJB) -The last two state champions in 1A girls basketball will meet in this year’s state semifinals. 2019 champion Trenton led Branford 31-6 at halftime and never looked back in Tuesday’s 58-44 region title game win over the Buccaneers. The Tigers move on to the state’s final four, where they will meet another North Central Florida school.

Prep Roundup: Columbia tops GHS in district semifinal

TALLAHASSEE — Columbia advanced to Friday's District 2-6A boys basketball final with a 71-52 win Wednesday over Gainesville High. Junior Marcus Peterson scored 17 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots, and the Tigers shut the door on Gainesville High’s basketball season. Senior Charleston Ponds added 12 points and five assists, while senior Dante Brown and sophomore Amare Ferell finished with 10 apiece.
Branford, FLWCJB

TV20 Meldon Law Scholar Athlete: Cera McElreath (Branford)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Cera McElreath has had a love for basketball since she was a child. “My grandpa and my brother really started me into it when I was really young at church, said Branford point guard Cera McElreath. “Then Coach Sykes had me up here when I was in 4th grade playing basketball with the big kids and it was an adrenaline rush. I loved it. I just fell in love with the game and loved it ever since”
Hamilton County, FLWCTV

Hamilton County’s Jhebari Martin signs with FAMU

HAMILTON COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) - Hamilton County High School football star Jhebari Martin has signed his national letter of intent to play for Florida A&M University. Martin is the ninth player in Hamilton County High’s history to sign a division one football scholarship. Martin played both offensive tackle and defensive end during his high school career. He also played for Hamilton County’s basketball team.