Sans Reynolds, Eagles place four, settle for silver three times

WRESTLING Defending 2A state champ Lake Gibson wins its own event By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Defending Class 2A state champion Lakeland-Lake Gibson continued to progress toward defense of its title Saturday by capturing its two-day, 21-team, 222-wrestler Braves Invitational at “The Reservation.” Even without rolling out injured two-time state champ Ashton Habeil, the 2A-7 Polk County crew topped its closest rival, 2A-11 Fort Myers-Riverdale by 33 points, 268.5-235.5. In a…

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Leopards place fifth in 36-team Green Cove Springs Rotary Tourney

WRESTLING HHS places seven led by silver medalist Pritz at 138 pounds By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Facing major diversity for the first time this winter – Hernando High walked into this weekend’s two-day, 21st Green Cove Springs Rotary Tournament at Clay High – down three starters. With senior J. Lisk taking care of a family matter out of state, Michael Brown attending a funeral and Qwenton Coney taking the ACT,…

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2018-19 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL STATS

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) 230$-205$—435$ $ Denotes Hernando County record. 2018-19 Final Central…

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Nine of 11 state lifters denied ultimate prize at Panama City Beach

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING Eagles blanked in 2A, Leopards shut out in 1A Sharks return home 19th By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Year 16 of Nature Coast Technical weightlifting concluded with a whimper Saturday night at Panama City Beach-Arnold High. The Sharks, who walked in with high hopes that this would be the year to break the glass ceiling of attaining the county’s first-ever state crown, returned home tied for 19th place –…

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Hernando County’s search for 23rd district title begins Monday

  BOYS BASKETBALL Weeki Wachee begins 6A-7 event at CRHS, 2A-4: HCA vs. St. John By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Hernando County’s six male basketball programs – featuring five from the public school ranks and one private – initiates the FHSAA State Series Monday at three different venues. 6A-7: Four local teams – Brooksville’s Central, Hernando and Nature Coast Technical along with Weeki Wachee – comprise the seven-team Class 6A, District…

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