With a 49-44 win over Hagerty, Melbourne advanced to face Sickles. The two will play Friday in a Class 8A regional final game in Tampa.
Jayden Jackson’s 16 points led the Bulldogs, who improved to 24-5 for the season. Dru Nickson added 13.
Melbourne had beaten Hagerty in the District 6-8A final.
Down Babcock, Melbourne Central Catholic moved on in 5A with a win over Holy Trinity. The Hustlers defeated their District 7-5A rival, 73-62.
In a Class 6A game in Titusville, the Terriers were eliminated by Leesburg, 71-60.
Class 2A member Florida Prep will play at home on Friday, hosting Central Florida Christian in a regional final.