2015 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS TENNIS STANDINGS (thru 03-01)

– Compiled by TONY CASTRO RK. SCHOOL W L .PCT COACH 1. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical$ 3 0 1.000 Tom Brown 2. Spring Hill-Springstead$ 1 1 .500 Elisa Awtrey 3. Brooksville-Central 1 2 .333 Bob Gill 3. Weeki Wachee 1 2 .333 Bob Croyle 4. Brooksville-Hernando 0 1 .000 Kenneth Day TOTALS (5) 6 6 .500 $ Denotes co-Hernando County champions adidas yeezy 750 boost jordan 13 low hornets jordan 11…

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2015 Hernando County Girls Softball Standings (thru 03-01)

– Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2015 Hernando County Girls Softball Standings PL TEAM W L .PCT 1. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical$ 3 0 1.000 2. Spring Hill-Springstead 1 0 1.000 3. Brooksville-Hernando$ 2 1 .667 4. Brooksville-Central 1 3 .250 5. Weeki Wachee 0 3 .000 TOTALS (5) 7 7 .500 $ Denotes co-Hernando County champions. 2014 Class 6A, District 10 Regular Season Standings PL TEAM W L .PCT 1. Spring…

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Hernando County Sports Calendar (03-02 thru 03-08)

Monday, March 2 BASEBALL Weeki Wachee at Springstead, 7 p.m. Ocala-Meadow Academy at HCA, 4 p.m. SOFTBALL Springstead at Weeki Wachee, 7 p.m. Ocala-Meadowbrook Academy at HCA, 4 p.m. BOYS TENNIS Hernando at Citrus, 3 p.m. Nature Coast Technical vs. Springstead @ Delta Woods Park, 3:15 p.m. GIRLS TENNIS Springstead at Nature Coast Technical, 3 p.m. HCA at Bishop McLaughlin, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 BASEBALL Hernando at Nature Coast…

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1A-6 Tourney: Sharks, Hornets tie for third place

WRESTLING NCT’s Alicea, Espinosa Central’s Templar each reach top of the podium BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – When the dust finally settled on Saturday night’s 11-hour, 102-grappler, Class 1A, District 6 Wrestling Tournament at Hernando High, the long awaited district mat title by Nature Coast Technical went the way of a typical Chicago Cubs refrain, “We’ll get ’em next year.” Not only did Dade City-Pasco claim its third straight…

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Records tumble as Spingstead claim 29th district title

2A-5 WRESTLING Eight champs later, Eagles earn 11th straight district crown at Inverness BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com INVERNESS – No where was the Hernando County record book more useless than Saturday during the 5½ hour, 72-member, seven-team Class 2A, District 5 Wrestling Tournament at Citrus High. F.W. Springstead obliterated most of the existing pages of the record book behind a dominating performance in Citrus County. The Mariner Boulevard mat men…

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Gonzalez’s RBI single pushes Sharks past Bulldogs, 5-4

SOFTBALL ZHS’ Christopher’s one-out, two-homer in the seventh ties game BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – Nature Coast Technical senior centerfielder Kat Gonzalez rammed her a third hit, a bases-loaded RBI single up the middle with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning lifting the host Sharks past valiant Zephyrhills (4-1 5A-7, 5-5 overall), 5-4. In a battle beaten between the last two unbeaten Class 5A, District 7…

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Springstead’s D’Alessandro’s career path altered with wrestling

WRESTLING After finding niche on the mats, SHS grappler’s life turned has turned around BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Quite simply, not every F.W. Springstead mat member is named Barker, Landgraff, McDonald, or Ross. Those families have dedicated their sons to life on the mats for years through the Spring Hill Wrestling Club. Eagle senior Quentin Alexander D’Alessandro, however, wasn’t raised on the mats. Just the opposite. His two-year rise in…

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2A-5: Springstead seeks county-record 11th straight district crown

  WRESTLING Sharks, Leopards, Hornets, Bears tangle in 1A-6 @ HHS BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Entering Week 12 of the longest Florida High School Athletic Association wrestling season in half a century has arrived. Beginning Saturday, the mat season’s 3-week state series gets underway with five Hernando County programs split into two venues. An estimated 58 county grapplers – Central, Hernando, Nature Coast Technical, Springstead and Weeki Wachee – are…

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NCT seeks ninth consecutive winning season

BOYS TENNIS New coach at defending 3A-5 champion SHS; others rebuilding BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSports.com With two of last season’s top Hernando County netters, seniors Patrick Deslaurier from Springstead relocating to Orlando, and Nature Coast Technical’s Jesse DeWitt relocating to Saddlebrook Academy, has created a void at the top of the local tennis ladders. 2014 was a banner season team-wise as both NCT and Springstead, tied for the county title…

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Mother Nature wrecks havoc on female net programs

GIRLS TENNIS Defending district runner-up Hernando has played three matches BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com To date, Hernando County’s six female tennis programs have been plagued by the fickle fits of Mother Nature. Here’s a look at each program. Lady Leopards: Familiar face returns Last spring, Hernando High’s first-year mentor Connie Foster guided the Lady Leopards to a runner-up finish in Class 2A, District 7 Tournament at Crystal River behind champion…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (02-23 thru 03-01)

  (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change) Monday, Feb. 23 BOYS TENNIS Citrus at Central, 3:30 p.m. HCA at Tampa-Cambridge, 3:30 p.m. GIRLS TENNIS HCA at Tampa-Cambridge, 3:30 p.m. Central at Citrus, 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24 BASEBALL Nature Coast Technical at Central 7 p.m. Weeki Wachee at Wesley Chapel, 7 p.m. Hernando at Springstead, 7 p.m. HCA at Tampa-Cambridge, 4 p.m. SOFTBALL Mitchell at Springstead, 7 p.m….

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2015 Hernando County Girls Softball Standings (thru 02-22)

– Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2015 Hernando County Girls Softball Standings PL TEAM W L .PCT 1. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical$ 2 0 1.000 2. Spring Hill-Springstead 1 0 1.000 3. Brooksville-Hernando$ 1 1 .500 3. Brooksville-Central 1 1 .500 5. Weeki Wachee 0 3 .000 TOTALS (5) 5 5 .500 $ Denotes co-Hernando County champions. 2014 Class 6A, District 10 Regular Season Standings PL TEAM W L .PCT 1. Spring…

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Springstead’s Betters is better; tabbed Player of the Year (again)

GIRLS SOCCER MVP PROFILE District, county champion Lady Eagles paced by Triple Crown scoring wiz BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com For the second time in three winters, Spring Hill’s Samantha “Sammy” Anne Betters laced her boots and participated in girls soccer. Both of her varsity seasons were separated by a dreaded ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) knee tear suffered during the summer of 2013. Yet, the locally born and raised and youngest…

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