Cocoa Girls Basketball Run Ends after 52-40 Defeat to Jacksonville Bishop Kenny in State Semifinal
By Space Coast Daily // February 27, 2020
Cocoa finishes the year with a 26-4 record
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Jacksonville Bishop Kenny defeated Cocoa 52-40 in the teams’ FHSAA Class 4A state semifinal contest in Lakeland on Thursday.
Cocoa 14-9 after one quarter of play but ultimately ceded the led in the second quarter as the Crusaders held a 24-21 halftime advantage.
Bishop Kenny outscored the Tigers 18-7 in the third quarter, building a 14-point lead going into the fourth quarter that Cocoa was unable to overcome.
Cocoa finishes the year with a 26-4 record.
Bishop Kenny improves to 22-9 on the season and will face Lake Highland Prep, which defeated Ft. Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons 62-35 on Thursday, in the Class 4A State Championship Game on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
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