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Updated: 01/14/2014 02:52:05PM

Highlander hoop stars shine

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Former Highlander Marcel White, left, is having a strong freshman season for Jacksonville.

By BARBARA BOXLEITNER

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Marcel White has been an especially productive freshman for the Jacksonville University men’s basketball team.

Through 14 games, the former Lake Wales High School standout led the squad’s five freshmen in minutes per game (18.6) and was fourth overall in minutes played.

He averaged 5.1 points and 2.3 rebounds in four starts, all second among the first-year players. He led the freshmen in steals and was tied for first in blocked shots. White led the Dolphins with 16 points, his season high, against Florida A & M recently.

Doug Brooks is a freshman guard for Virginia Commonwealth University. The Lake Wales High graduate averaged 2.0 points and 1.1 rebounds in 12 games, with a season high of 14 points.

Another past Highlander, Cedric Christian played in 11 of 14 games for Feather River College (Calif.). The freshman forward averaged 4.6 points and 3.2 rebounds. His season highs were 11 points and six rebounds.

Baseball

Right-hander Taylor Cockrell, out of Lake Wales High, is a freshman pitcher for Stetson University.

Football

Defensive back Antwan Hadley, who played for the Highlanders, finished with 34 tackles and two interceptions for Butler Community College (Kan.) during the 2013 season.

(Send updates about area collegiate athletes to Barbara Boxleitner at BKLE3@aol.com.)


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