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Frederick Francois - Booker. Photo by Jen Blanco.
Sarasota Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 2 years ago

That's the ticket ...

The top match-ups this week in Sarasota sports.
by: Ryan Kohn Sports Reporter

FRIDAY, Jan. 6

The Sarasota boys basketball team hosts Booker at 7:30 p.m. In a matchup of high-flying, scoring guards, the Sailors’ Emmanuel Lambright goes head-to-head with the Tornadoes’ Frederick Francois.


The Riverview and Cardinal Mooney boys basketball teams will participate in the Battle at the Beach Shootout at Venice High School. The 12-team tournament starts at 9 a.m. and runs until approximately 3 p.m. There will be plenty of stiff competition facing these two area teams, including Lakewood Ranch.


The Evalyn Sadlier Jones Branch — Sarasota YMCA is hosting a free BANG Power Dance Demo from 12-1 p.m. BANG Power Dance is a high-intensity, music-driven group fitness class that mixes boxing and interval training with choreography. Interested participants must RSVP on the Sarasota YMCA website,

TUESDAY, Jan. 10

The Cardinal Mooney boys soccer team hosts Lakewood Ranch at 7 p.m. This matchup features two of the best teams in the state. Neither squad had a loss as of Dec. 22. Alex Turner is the Cougar’s main scoring threat, surpassing 100 career goals on Dec. 1, while the Mustangs feature a balanced attack.


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