High School Buzz 

King’s Academy hanging tough with short roster

  • 3:53 pm Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 by Post Staff

The difference was staggering between the length of King’s Academy’s roster compared to that of American Heritage’s when the two played on Friday. American Heritage’s 15 girls could barely fit in the scorebook, while the Lions were carrying a modest six and hoping no one got into foul trouble.

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King’s Academy’s Christina Alessi, Brooke Garmon nearing milestones

  • 3:34 pm Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 by Post Staff

Christina Alessi and Brooke Garmon are getting very close to reaching milestones and it’s not even halfway through basketball season yet.

Garmon has 1,427 career points, just 15 shy of breaking the school record of 1,442, which is held by Tara Russ who went on to play at the University of West Florida. She is also on track to break Janet Meckstroth’s points per game mark of 20.21, which was set in 1977-78. Meckstroth is Alessi’s mom and was a member of Florida’s first All-State team and one of the first girls in Florida to receive a full college basketball [More]