Florida High School Basketball - Fleming Island edged by CocoaJanuary 4, 2017: Orange Park, FL 32003
The Fleming Island Golden Eagles basketball team (Orange Park, FL), was nudged 45-41 in Wednesday's non-league battle with the visiting Cocoa Tigers (Cocoa, FL)
The Tigers now possess a 6-6 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Melbourne Central Catholic for a 5A District 7 battle on Tuesday, January 10. Cocoa will confront a Hustlers team coming off a 67-39 league win over West Shore (Melbourne, FL). The Hustlers record now stands at 11-1.
The Golden Eagles (11-8) will now prepare for their battle against Creekside (Jacksonville, FL). The Knights come into the 8A District 4 battle with a 12-1 record. In their last battle, Creekside edged Hackettstown (Hackettstown, NJ), 66-44, in a non-league battle.