Class 3A, District 7 Boys Soccer Tournament Recap (thru 01-31)

BOYS SOCCER Class 3A, District 7 Tournament Recap at Brooksville-Hernando 01-28: Quarterfinals Dade City-Pasco – bye Springstead 3, Weeki Wachee 1 Hernando 5, Wesley Chapel 2 Nature Coast Technical 6, Zephyrhills 1 01-30: Semifinals Dade City-Pasco 7, Springstead 0 Nature Coast Technical 4, Hernando 1 02-01: Championship Nature Coast Technical vs. Dade City-Pasco, 7 p.m. Class 2A, District 6 Tournament Recap at Brooksville-Central 01-28: Bushnell-South Sumter 5, Central 1

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2018-19 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL STATS (thru 02-07)

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING – Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10 WGT NAME/SCHOOL BEN-CLN-TOT 101 Aryana Millan (NCT) 105-105—210 110 Tara Gray (NCT) 110-135—245 119 Charlize Soares (SPG) 145-145—290 129 Kendal Haff (NCT) 130-120—250 139 Nicole Flynn (SPG) 175-135—310 154 Amanda Waddell (NCT) 135-140—275 169 Isabella Traudt (NCT) 140-155—295 183 Courtney Traudt (NCT) 165-165—330 199 Arieyanna Johnson (NCT) 170-145–315 UNL Jouie Miller (NCT) 220$-205—425$ $ Denotes Hernando County record. 2018-19 Final Central…

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Lady Sharks break glass ceiling, return home with Hernando County’s initial regional crown

1A-V, 2A-VIII GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING NCT collects 3 gold medals, advances 8 to 1A State Finals By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Nature Coast Technical celebrated its first-ever regional crown Saturday in Lake County, finally solving host Leesburg, 54-46. In the process, the Lady Sharks etched history becoming the initial Hernando County program to capture a team regional title. The Brooksville-based lifters pushed a meet-best eight lifters – thanks to Monday evening’s announcement…

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Four score for Sharks to oust Hornets, 5-1

GIRLS SOCCER NCT’s sixth straight win paves way for 1st district final since ’14 By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com WESLY CHAPEL – Hernando County champion Nature Coast Technical will get a crack at its first district title in five years at 7 p.m. Thursday in East Pasco County. The second-seeded Sharks (17-3-2 overall) locked up its fourth district title berth in 16 years Tuesday night by eliminating third-seeded Weeki Wachee (9-6-2)…

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Clock strikes midnight for Cinderella Hernando, Wildcats blank Leopards, 3-0

  GIRLS SOCCER Top-seeded Wesley Chapel to face second-seeded NCT at 7 p.m. Thursday at WCHS By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com WESLEY CHAPEL – The proverbial clock struck midnight for Cinderella Hernando Tuesday night during the first of two 3A-7 semifinals at Wildcat Stadium. Top-seeded, defending champion and host Wesley Chapel (16-3-2) proved too much of a challenge out-shooting the fourth-seeded Lady Leopards (12-7-0), 21-1. Hernando’s only shot on frame arrived…

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Bobcats deny Hornets Belleview Duals crown, 58-21

WRESTLING Germain, Vedder, Mayberry, Facey, Strickland go 6-1 By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BELLEVIEW – As promising as the weekend was for the eight-year-old Weeki Wachee mat program, the Hornets – returning home with hardware – it wasn’t the prize the Hernando County crew yearned for the most. Attempting to become the first WWHS squad to win on back-to-back weekends, the Hornets fell just short of its intended goal. Class 3A,…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 02-02)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) 01-28: BOYS SOCCER: Class 3A District 7 Tournament at Brooksville-Hernando’s Tom Fisher Memorial Stadium Quarterfinals No. 1 seed -Dade City Pasco- bye No. 5 seed Weeki Wachee vs. No. 3 seed Spring Hill-Springstead, 4 p.m. No. 6 seed Brooksville-Hernando vs. vs. No. 3 seed Wesley Chapel, 6 p.m. No. 7 seed Zephyrhills vs. No. 2 seed Brooksville-Nature Coast technical, 8…

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Hernando vs. Orlando-Lake Highland Prep Wrestling Results (thru 01-25)

WRESTLING: 01-25: Hernando vs. Orlando-Lake Highland Prep @ Kissimmee-Osceola Class 1A, Region II Duals Final Lake Highland Prep (LHP) 57,  Hernando (HER) 12 106 – Danny Nini (LHP) pin Heaven-Leigh Jackson, 1:09 113 – Jake Wohltman (LHP) pin Jonathan Britton, 0:42 120 – Billy Gould (HER) dec. Preston Walls, 5-4 126 – WIlliam Kennedy (LHP) pin J Lisk, 3:43 132 – Vincent Menozzi (LHP) pin Michael Brown , 3:08 138 – Justin…

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Lady Hornets dispose of Eagles, 6-0

GIRLS SOCCER Bain scores 4 goals adds as assist as WWHS advances to semifinal By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com WESLEY CHAPEL – After the second and third quarterfinals of Class 3A, District 7 Girls Soccer Tournament on Friday night, the event’s final four is set. No. 3 seed Weeki Wachee returned to form blanking sixth-seeded F.W. Springstead, 6-0. With the temperatures plunging below 45 degrees for the third match, second-seeded Nature…

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Leopards exorcise demons tallying match’s final four goals to finally derail Pirates, 6-2

GIRLS SOCCER Leopards exorcise demons tallying match’s final four goals to finally derail Pirates, 6-2 Griffin (3), Wylie (2) divide five goals ending 26-year drought vs. Pasco By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com WESLEY CHAPEL – In Year 26, in meeting No. 39 against longtime nemesis Dade City-Pasco, Hernando High exorcised some demons from its girls’ soccer program. The No. 4 seed Leopards appeared to have finally snapped its lifetime playoff streak…

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Lowman Law Firm Student/Athlete of the Week (thru 01-19)

Madison Griffin – Girls Soccer Hernando – Senior The three-sport athlete tallied two goals on Friday night enabling the Lady Leopards to trim visiting Central, 5-1. Griffin also qualified for the Class 1A, Region V Weightlifting Meet at Leesburg by placing fifth overall in the 1A-10 Meet last Wednesday at Weeki Wachee High School. She lifted a combined total of 240 pounds in the 139-pound weight division. Madison also served…

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Leopards confronted by state‘s finest program – Lake Highland Prep – in 1A Region II Final

WRESTLING Weeki Wachee seeks school-record second straight win at Belleview By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com An abbreviated wrestling menu this weekend is highlighted by Hernando High (17-0) confronting the state’s finest mat program – Orlando-Lake Highland Prep – during Friday afternoon’s Class 1A, Region II Duals Final at Kissimmee-Osceola. Only with a win, can HHS advance to Saturday’s Class 1A Duals Final Four. HHS was buried by Lake Highland Prep in…

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Four of the county’s five soccer squads face elimination beginning Friday

GIRLS SOCCER Four teams – HHS, NCT, SHS, WWHS – begin play at Wesley Chapel By TONY CASTRO Hernando Sport.com Year 28 of girls soccer transitions to the state series beginning Friday for four of the five Hernando County programs. Four teams – Hernando, Nature Coast Technical, Weeki Wachee, Springtsead – converge at Wildcat Stadium at Wesley Chapel High School for the seven-team, Class 3A, District 7 Tournament. Meanwhile, Central…

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2018-19 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL STATS (thru 01-25)

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING – Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10 WGT NAME/SCHOOL BEN-CLN-TOT 101 Aryana Millan (NCT) 105-100—205 110 Tara Gray (NCT) 110-135—245 119 Charlize Soares (SPG) 145-140—285 119 Charlize Soares (SPG) 140-145—285 129 Kendal Haff (NCT) 125-120—245 129 Madison Griffin (HER) 120-125—245 139 Nicole Flynn (SPG) 175-130—305 154 Amanda Waddell (NCT) 135-140—275 169 Isabella Traudt (NCT) 140-155—295 183 Courtney Traudt (NCT) 165-165—330 199 Arieyanna Johnson (NCT) 170-145–315 UNL Jouie Miller…

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