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Jesuit hoops wins SEBA Summer League


Jesuit High won the SEBA summer basketball league championship Wednesday, defeating rival Tampa Catholic in the finals, 58-44.

Jesuit advanced to the finals of the 21-team summer league, made up of Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas varsity teams, with a 46-45 win in overtime over Wharton. Senior forward Daniel Darst was the Tigers’ leading scorer and hit the game-winning free throw in overtime versus Wharton.

Darst was the second-leading scorer last season at 14 points per game behind rising senior Christian Whidden (17.7).

Jesuit finished 18-9 last season and lost to Gibbs in the Class 5A region quarterfinals.

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