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Freedom’s Turntine-Ivy granted eligibility by FHSAA

Posted Nov 18, 2012 by Bill Ward

Updated Nov 18, 2012 at 09:06 PM

Freedom senior basketball player Whitney Turntine-Ivy was granted her eligibility by the Florida High School Athletics Association board of directors on Sunday, Patriots athletic director Eli Thomas told the Tampa Tribune.

Turntine-Ivy, a 5-foot-7 guard, transferred from Plant to Freedom earlier this year but was initially ruled ineligible. Last season at Plant, she averaged 3.3 points and 1.7 rebounds per game. seeing action in all 24 games en route to the Panthers’ record of 19-5.

At Freedom, Turntine-Ivy joins a squad with two other star transfers, forward Faith Woodard and point guard Monet Williams, who both played at Riverview last season. So far, the Patriots are 2-0 with lopsided wins over Alonso (75-33) and Durant (68-20).

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