High School Basketball

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It's an important night for several basketball teams in the panhandle, and all across the state.

For local teams it's a chance to make the trip to the state final four...

Port St. Joe is one of those teams looking for a regional title and a berth in the final four...

They played host to Pensacola Christian tonight in the 2a playoffs... The tiger sharks earn their 16th regional title, 55-45.

The Sharks advance to the final four against Tampa Prep on Friday March 5th.

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In 4a and Rutherford on the road against Creekside in just it's second regional final ever, and Rutherford gets the 55-49 win. They earn the second trip to the final four, the first in 16 years.

They will play Fort Meyers on Friday for a trip to the championship game.

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Niceville also hosting in 5a, taking on Gainesville and the Eagles get the win 41-38.

So, that's the third area team heading to the final four in Lakeland, the eagles will play Sickles on Wednesday.