5th time is a charm! Lamp’s solo homer derails Raiders, clinches rare regional title, 1-0

SOFTBALL HHS advances to first state Final Four since 2001 By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Persistence finally paid off Friday night in Alachua County. The game was delayed 55 minutes at beginning of the second inning due to lightning in the area. In Hernando High skipper Kevin Bittinger’s 14th season – and fifth regional final – the Leopards rode Madyson Lamp’s solo homer in the top of the seventh inning to…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 05-24)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) 05-23: GIRLS SOFTBALL: Class 5A State Semifinals at the Jackie Robinson Training Complex at Vero Beach: Marianna vs. Hardee County, 8:35 a.m. Hernando vs. Coral Springs Charter, 9:50 a.m. SPRING FOOTBALL: Clearwater-Calvary Christian at Weeki Wachee, 7 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL JAMBOREE: Challenger K-8, Explorer, West Hernando at Springstead, 6 p.m. 05-24: GIRLS SOFTBALL: Class 5A State Championship at the…

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