Stuart, FL – February 5, 2024 – The Sebastian River Sharks (12-11) travel to face the Martin County Tigers (8-16) in a crucial 6A District 8 playoff matchup on Tuesday, February 6th at 6:00 PM ET. Both teams enter the game looking to build momentum as they chase a berth in the district championship game.
What it is: Florida High School basketball
Matchup: Sebastian River Sharks vs Martin County Tigers
Time: Tuesday, February 6, at 6 pM ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Backets: 2024 Boys Basketball District Tournaments – 6A District 8
Locations: Stuart, FL
Live Stream: Watch here
The Sharks come into the contest riding a three-game winning streak, their most recent victory a commanding 66-46 win over Tradition Prep. Senior Andrew Simpson continues to lead the way for Sebastian River, averaging 18.5 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. He’ll be crucial if the Sharks hope to overcome a historical disadvantage against the Tigers.
Martin County holds an 8-1 record against Sebastian River since January 2015, including a dominant 90-46 victory in their last meeting back in February 2023. However, the Tigers are coming off a much-needed 71-55 win over Lake Wales to snap an eight-game losing streak. Junior guard Jaylen Wilkerson has been a spark plug for the Tigers, averaging 15.2 points and 4.3 assists per game.
This matchup promises to be a tightly contested battle with both teams seeking redemption. The Sharks will be looking to overcome their past struggles against Martin County and establish themselves as a legitimate contender in the district. The Tigers, on the other hand, will be aiming to build on their recent win and silence their doubters.
How to Watch:
Fans can catch the action live and on-demand on the NFHS Network app or website. Subscriptions are required, but a variety of viewing options are available on smartphones, tablets, computers, and connected devices. Don’t miss out on this exciting playoff clash between two determined teams!