Hernando County Prep Football Players of the Week (thru 11-11)

Hernando High senior  Ygenio Booker (8) turns the corner for a gain against Clay High. In all, Booker accumulated 211 all-purpose yards and scored three touchdowns in the Leopards’ 41-37 5A-II quarterfinal loss to visiting Green Cove Springs-Clay. Photo by JOE DiCRISTOFALO

– Compiled by TONY CASTRO


Ygenio Booker

Hernando High senior slot back Ygenio Booker was a one-man highlight reel for the Leopards. The 5-foot-11, 192-pounder rushed seven times for 92 yards and scored two touchdowns, snared a game-high five passes for 91 yards, including a TD grab, and added a 28-yard kickoff return in a sterling 211-yard all-purpose effort in Friday night’s Class 5A, Region II quarterfinal loss to visiting Green Cove Springs-Clay, 41-37.


Bronson Tafelski

Hernando High junior Bronson Tafelski collected seven solo tackles, while adding four assists for 11 combined tackles against the Blue Devils.


Luke D’Ambrosio

Hernando senior placekicker Luke D’Ambrosio converted four point-afters in four attempts and connected on a 26-yard field goal to finish with a career-high 58 points this season. In all, D’Ambrosio buried 46-of-50 PATs and 4-of-5 FGs. He just missed tying the school record of 47 point-afters for a single season held by Brandon Browning in 1997.







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