Lowman Law Firm Student/Athlete of the Week (thru 05-25)

Alyssa Forte – Softball Hernando – Junior The multi-sport Forte, who anchored second base in softball and also played basketball, enabled the Leopards to reach the Class 5A FHSAA State Final Four in Vero Beach for the first time in 18 years. Forte, who hit .379 for the season, grabbed a third-inning bunt attempt for an out and fired a seed to third base to complete the game’s lone double…

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Lowman Law Firm Student/Athlete of the Week (thru 05-18)

Jiovel Lantigua – Baseball Springstead – Senior Lantigua, the Hernando County’s leading hitter, went 0-for-2 plus a walk in the Eagles’ Class 6A, Region II quarterfinal loss at home to Citra-North Marion, 4-1. Jiovel, who became the first Springstead player in 42 seasons to win the county’s Triple Crown – leading in hitting (.412), homeruns (13) and runs batted in (44) – played flawlessly at first base converting seven chances…

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Weeki Wachee’s Schmidt extends mat career, inks with JUCO Rowan College Roadrunners

WRESTLING Two-year Hornet starter also played varsity football By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com In one of last moves as Weeki Wachee’s wrestling coach, skipper Dan Gigantelli saw one of his own sign to compete at the next level. Prior to the end of his three-year reign as the Hornets’ mentor, Gigantelli attended Jason Matthew Schmidt’s junior college signing to Rowan College at Gloucester County, New Jersey. Schmidt, 17, competed for the…

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