First Academy’s lead in a good 3A, District 5 boys basketball race is on the line as the Royals complete district play this week.

TFA (17-4, 7-1 in district) hosts Windermere Prep (14-7, 6-3) on Thursday at 7 p.m., then plays at Mount Dora Bible (15-5, 7-1) on Saturday night at 7.

MDB won at TFA in December and split with Windermere.

Buddy Collings is a senior sports writer covering high schools for the Orlando Sentinel. You can reach him at