Posted: 10:53 am Friday, August 10th, 2012

Hoops: Suncoast G Jonathan Smith signs with Edward Waters 

By Jeff Greer

One of the area’s breakout basketball stars this winter has found a college home.

Jonathan Smith, a combo guard from Suncoast, signed with Edward Waters College in Jacksonville. Smith (6-3, 180 pounds) averaged 14.8 points, leading a revitalized Chargers’ team to the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

Edward Waters is an NAIA Division II program that competes in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference.