High School Buzz 

Girls basketball: Kayla Thigpen, Jonika Garvin, Crystal Primm earn first team All-State honors

  • 12:01 pm Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Lakes Kyla Thigpen (11) shoots over Lake Worth's Jonika Garvin (12) in West Palm Beach, Florida on December 5, 2013. Thigpen scored 21 points in the Rams 73-62 win. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post)

Palm Beach County produced three girls basketball players players who earned first team All-State honors in their respective classes.

The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/SourceHoops All-State Teams were released this week, listing Palm Beach Lakes guard Kayla Thigpen and Lake Worth guard Jonika Garvin on the Class 7A first team. [More]

Girls basketball: Inside the 2015 regional quarterfinals

  • 12:52 pm Thursday, February 5th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

The girls basketball regional tournament is about to begin and 14 teams from Palm Beach County are still alive.

There are plenty of storylines to keep an eye on. Will Palm Beach Lakes make it back to Lakeland? Can Grandview Prep defend its Class 2A title? Is Oxbridge Academy ready to make a deep playoff run behind Crystal Primm?

Each of these questions and more will be answered over the next few weeks. [More]

Girls basketball: Inside the final Top 10, plus things to watch for in district tournaments

  • 12:48 pm Monday, January 26th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Cardinal Newman is the top seed in the District 13-4A tournament. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

The regular season is over and district tournaments begin this week.

We have one more Top 10 to release, though. It’s no surprise that Palm Beach Lakes is still at the top of the list, as the Rams enter the playoffs as the favorite to win the District 13-7A tournament.

Boca Raton is not far behind, though. The Bobcats closed the regular season at No. 2 after an impressive win over Oxbridge Academy last week. The Bobcats are the top seed in the District 10-8A tournament.

Check out our girls basketball district tournament preview to find out more about each of Palm Beach County’s district tournaments. [More]

Girls Hoops: Inside the 2015 district tournaments

  • 2:00 pm Friday, January 23rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Lakes is still tentatively part of District 13-7A. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

The high school girls basketball postseason is about to begin.

District tournaments begin Monday and will run until Saturday. Only the top two schools from each district tournament will move on to the regional quarterfinals.

Here’s a breakdown of the area’s district tournaments: [More]

Girls basketball: Seven county teams earn state rankings

  • 4:23 pm Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

With just a few weeks left in the girls basketball regular season, seven Palm Beach County teams earned state rankings in the first edition of the FABC/Source Hoops statewide poll. [More]

Girls basketball: Inside the new Top 10 entering Week 7

  • 11:33 am Monday, December 22nd, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Girls basketball: Inside the new Top 10, plus the best games of Week 5

  • 11:59 am Monday, December 8th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Palm Beach Lakes just keeps on rolling.

The Rams won three more games this past week to stay perfect on the season and stay at the top of the rankings. Boca Raton is right behind the Rams, as its only loss of the season came against Palm Beach Lakes. [More]

Girls basketball: Following coach’s firing, three American Heritage standouts transfer to Grandview Prep

  • 3:20 pm Thursday, November 10th, 2011 by Matt Porter

Updated at 1:25 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11 | As it did three seasons ago, the balance of power in small schools girls basketball may have shifted. And again, it involves American Heritage. [More]