2019 HERNANDO COUNTY BASEBALL STANDINGS (thru 04-28)

BASEBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 Hernando County Regular Season Baseball Standings   PL.   TEAM   W   L   .PCT 1. Brooksville-Hernando $ 7 1 .875 2. Spring Hill-Springstead 5 2 .714 3. Weeki Wachee 4 4 .500 4. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 3 4 .429 5. Brooksville-Central 0 8 .000   TOTALS (5)   19   19   .500 $ Denotes Hernando County champion. 2019 Final Class…

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Eagles, ‘Canes follow status quo, advance to 6A-6 semifinals

SOFTBALL Third-seeded Springstead ousts sixth-seed WWHS as Camuglia unloads 2 homers By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com LECANTO – Despite solving Lecanto in five of the last six meetings, fourth-seeded Citrus High took a business-like approach entering Monday’s quarterfinals of the Class 6A, District 6 Softball Tournament. You see, recently the Panthers had previously eliminated CHS in 2017, 2014 and 2012. But behind a 13-hit assault, Larry Bishop’s Golden Hurricanes turned the…

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Lowman Law Firm Student/Athlete of the Week (thru 04-27)

Leah Grant – Softball Hernando Christian Academy – Senior Grant, a second-year infielder and backup pitcher, has hit safely in 16 of her 19 games this season. This past week, she went 1-for-4 versus The Villages before finishing 3-for-4 with three runs scored against Lakeside Christian. She enters district play hitting safely in five straight games and in nine of her last 10 for the Lions. She paces the county…

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Lowman Law Firm Student/Athlete of the Week (thru 04-20)

Haley Palmer – Girls Tennis Springstead – Junior Palmer is a third-year member of the Lady Eagles’ tennis team. After a 9-1 singles run during the regular season, she was bumped to No. 3 singles, where she was upset in the rugged 3A-5 Tourney at the Gainesville Tennis Center. She recovered with partner Summer Smith to go 2-1 and reach No. 2 doubles finals before succumbing in the finals. The…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 05-04)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) 04-29: GIRLS SOFTBALL: Class 6A, District 6 Tournament at Lecanto Quarterfinals: Bye – Dunnellon, Crystal River Weeki Wachee vs. Springstead, 5 p.m. Lecanto vs. Inverness-Citrus, 7 p.m. Class 5A, District 7 Tournament at Brooksville’s Tom Varn Park Quarterfinals: Hernando – bye Hudson-Fivay at Nature Coast Technical, 6 p.m. Class 2A, District 5 Tournament at St. Petersburg-Canterbury Quarterfinals: Canterbury, Academy at…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS FAST-PITCH SOFTBALL STANDINGS

SOFTBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 Final Hernando County Girls Softball Regular Season Standings   PL.   TEAM   W   L   .PCT 1. Brooksville-Hernando$$ 7 1 .875 2. Spring Hill-Springstead$$ 6 2 .750 3. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 5 3 .625 4. Weeki Wachee 1 7 .125 4. Brooksville-Central 1 7 .125   TOTALS (5)   20   20   .500 $ Denotes defending co=Hernando County champion. 2019…

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“Vero Beach or Bust” begins Monday for six Hernando County programs

SOFTBALL 3 single-elimination events start Monday night at three venues By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Beginning Monday evening, six Hernando County fast-pitch softball programs enter the initial leg of the FHSAA state playoffs with three single-elimination district tournaments. In Hernando County’s 30th season of fast-pitch softball, the ultimate journey concludes in the May 21-24 FHSAA State Finals at Dodgertown in Vero Beach. Though Hernando County teams have compiled a combined 29…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS (thru 04-26)

BOYS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 Central Bears Head Coach – Kris Brooks (2nd Year) DATE EVENT SITE TIME/RESULT 02-12 Lecanto Invitational Away 4th/8 teams 02-15 Spring Hill-Springstead Invitational Away 6th/8 teams 02-22 Brooksville-Hernando Quad Away 3rd/4 teams 03-07 Wesley Chapel-Cypress Creek Invitational Away 16th/15 teams 03-14 Brooksville-Hernando Kiwanis Away 10th/12 teams 04-03 Hernando/Citrus Classic Away 8th/9 teams 04-12 Class 2A, District 7 Championship+ Away 8th/10…

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Class 3A, District 7 Boys Track & Field Meet Results

BOYS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 04-15: Class 3A, District 7 Boys Track & Field Meet at Wesley Chapel-Cypress Creek Final Team Standings (Top 8 placers scoring on 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis) PL. TEAM PTS 1. Land O’ Lakes-Sunlake (SNL) 157.0 2. Spring Hill-Springstead (SPG) 106.0 3. New Port Richey-Mitchell (MIT) 95.0 4. Lecanto (LEC) 88.0 5. Wesley Chapel (WC) 86.0 6. Land O’ Lakes (LOL) 63.0 7. New…

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Class 2A, District 7 Boys Track & Field Meet Results

BOYS TRACK 04-11: 2019 Class 2A, District 7 Boys Track & Field Meet at Hudson-Fivay Final Team Standings (Top 8 placers scoring on 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis) PL. TEAM PTS 1. Zephyrhills (ZEP) 107.0 2. Holiday-Anclote (ANC) 102.0 3. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical (NCT) 98.0 4. Weeki Wachee (WW) 83.0 5. Brooksville-Hernando (HER) 71.0 6. Hudson-Fivay (FIV) 68.0 7. New Port Richey-Gulf (GF) 67.0 8. Brooksville-Central (CEN) 35.0 9. Hudson (HUD) 5.0 9….

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2019 Hernando County Girls Track & Field Recaps (thru 04-26):

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS 2019 Central Bears Head Coach – Pat Greenwood (2nd Year)   DATE   EVENT   SITE   TIME/RESULT 02-12 Lecanto Invitational Away 5th/8 teams 02-15 Spring Hill-Springstead Invitational Away 5th/8 teams 02-22 Brooksville-Hernando Quad Away 3rd/4 teams 03-07 Wesley Chapel-Cypress Creek Invitational Away 12th (T)/15 teams 03-14 Brooksville-Hernando Kiwanis Away 10th/12 teams 04-03…

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Class 3A, District 7 Girls Track & Field Meet Results

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 04-15: Class 3A, District 7 Girls Track & Field Meet at Wesley Chapel-Cypress Creek Final Team Standings (Top 8 placers scoring on 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis)   PL.   TEAM   PTS 1. Land O’ Lakes-Sunlake (SNL) 221.5   2.   Spring Hill-Springstead (SPG)   104.0 3. New Port Richey-Mitchell (MIT) 98.0 4. Lecanto (LEC) 72.5 5. Land O’ Lakes (LOL) 64.0 6….

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Class 2A, District 7 Girls Track & Field Meet Results

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD ALL-TIME NCT SHARKS GIRLS TRACK & FIELD DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS – Compiled by TONY CASTRO   YR   TEAM   PTS   HEAD COACH 2012 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 183.0 LaRose, Ed 2013 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 158.0 LaRose, Ed 2014 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 156.5 LaRose, Ed 2015 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 137.0 Story, Rudy 2016 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 174.0 Pierce, Nikki 2017 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical 199.0 Pierce, Nikki 2018…

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Pirates execute three-peat, ousting NCT, 4-1

BOYS TENNIS Only Muir wins a match at No. 3 singles By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com CRYSTAL RIVER – Host Crystal River needed two hours Thursday afternoon on its courts to stave off Nature Coast Technical, 4-1, to seal its third consecutive trip to the Class 2A FHSAA State Finals next week at Seminole County. The Pirates (11-4 overall), who topped the Sharks (16-4) in 6-of-7 head-to-head matches during the April…

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Can’t Aske for more? Black & Black seal Leopards’ win over Eagles, 3-2

BASEBALL Dylan DuPhily drives in Lashley, Dylan Black throws out a runner while Preston closes By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – In the ever-evolving world of Hernando High baseball, veteran HHS skipper Tim Sims has learned to simply go with the hot hand. The 24th-year mentor didn’t go with a hunch when Springstead junior Joey Hopper led off the seventh inning with a double to left. With his ace –…

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2018 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL RECAPS

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2018 Central Bears Head Coach: Nikki LaRiviere (1st Year: 2-20 overall) DATE OPPONENT SITE RESULT 08-21 Lecanto#^ Home L 18-25, 7-25, 11-25 08-23 Spring Hill-Springstead* Home L 14-25, 13-25. 13-25 08-28 Crystal River# Away L 23-25, 21-25, 17-25 08-30 Brooksville-Hernando#*^ Home L 17-25, 17-25, 9-25 09-06 Inverness-Citrus# Away L 12-25, 15-25, 10-25 09-10 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical#*^ Home L 8-25, 6-25, 19-25 09-11 Weeki…

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Clark provides spark, paces Sharks to 25-2

VOLLEYBALL 5-foot-8 hitter has started for 3 seasons By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com For the first time in seven seasons, the Hernando County’s volleyball Player of the Year hails from Nature Coast Technical. Madison Rae Clark was voted Hernando County’s 2018 Player of the Year – the first Shark since Courtney Skinner in 2012. The 5-foot-8, 155-pounder served as the centerpiece of an intricate senior-laden squad that finished with a county-high…

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