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Several Hillsborough players named to All-State basketball team


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Tampa Prep sophomore Juwan Durham, Berkeley Prep’s Justin Gray and Tampa Catholic’s Chivarsky Corbett were named all-state by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and Source Hoops in their respective classifications.

Durham, a 6-foot-10 sophomore, was named to the Class 3A first team. He led Tampa Prep to the 3A state final while averaging a double-double and leading Hillsborough County in blocked shots.

Gray, the Tampa Bay Basketball Coaches Association Paul Straub and Alston “Mac” McGahagin Player of the Year, which goes to the top senior in Hillsborough County, was selected to the 4A first team after leading Berkeley Prep to the 4A state semifinals.

Corbett, elected to the 4A second team, led TC to the 4A region quarterfinals and is third on the school’s career scoring list.

Holston among 3 on All-Independent team

Oldsmar Christian and University of South Florida signee Troy Holston was selected to the All-Independent first team, comprised of players from schools that either play outside of the FHSAA or choose not to participate in the state playoffs.

Tampa Bay Christian’s Dan Manzi made the All-Independent second team while Holston’s teammate, Jeff Garrett, made third team.

Riverview coach will not return

Dwayne Perry, Riverview’s coach since 2008, will not return for the 2014-15 season for health reasons, he said.

Perry, who played at Eckerd College and for 13 years professionally overseas, said back problems have caused him to quit coaching.

Riverview finished 3-17 this past season and did not having a winning record under Perry, but had its best season in 2012, when the team finished 11-12 overall.

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