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Ribault comes up short in title game

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Updated: 2/26 11:56 pm

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Joel Berry scored 20 points, grabbed nine rebounds and Orlando Lake Highland Prep went on an 11-0 run in the fourth period to rally past Jacksonville Ribault 58-53 in the boys Florida Class 4A basketball championship game Wednesday night.

Jay Henderson scored seven points during the run that gave the Highlanders a 56-48 lead with 1:20 left. He finished with 15 points and seven rebounds.

Lake Highland Prep (32-4) led 26-22 at halftime after trailing by as many as nine points in the first half.

Ribault (34-3) took the lead late in the third quarter off of a 3-pointer by Khaliq Williams and held a 40-39 advantage going into the fourth.

Jaren Lewis added 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Highlanders.

Hari Hall had 13 points and seven rebounds to lead Ribault and Daishon Smith added 12 points.

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