Frascatore deals hat trick as HHS tames WWHS, 4-3

GIRLS SOCCER Leopard keeper Nixon stones two breakaways in final 10 minutes By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com SPRING HILL – If Monday night’s soggy No. 8 versus No. 9 play-in match means a thing, look out for an entertaining Class 3A, District 7 Girls Soccer Tournament this week at Booster Stadium. On a pitch fit befitting the Scottish countryside, Hernando sophomore forward Kaylee Frascatore buried a season-high three goals, including what…

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Samantha Betters

2014-15 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS SOCCER HONOR ROLL STATS (thru 01-11)

  – Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10 SCORING RK.    PLAYER        SCH    YR    G    A    TP 1.    Betters, Samantha     SPG    11th    39*    22*    100* 2.    Blackwell, Erin    SPG    12th    30    19    79 3.    Reid, Chelsea        NCT    11th     19    10    48 4.    Tyler, Jayna        NCT    10th    14    4    32 5.    Gibson, Kimberly    SPG    10th    10    4    24 5.    York, Emily        CEN    11th    11    2    24…

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Top-seeded Lady Eagles enter with targets on their backs

GIRLS SOCCER HHS vs. WWHS open action tonight at 6 p.m. BY TONY CASTRO Hernando Sport.com Hernando County’s five girls’ soccer teams will initiate their state title quests at the district level beginning Monday night at F.W. Springstead’s Booster Stadium during the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state series. District tourneys feature a single-elimination post-season format – except for the finals. Through 25 seasons of winter action, no Hernando…

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Sharks falter at the finish line of Combs Duals III, placing third

WRESTLING BY TONY CASTRO Hernando Sport.com BROOKSVILLE – Across seven matches, host Nature Coast Technical worked its mojo into a first-place tie with heavy favorites Venice and Palm Harbor University during the Combs Duals III. The Venice Indians, however, earned some breathing room solving the three-time defending tourney champions from PHU, 35-24. The Indians followed by knocking NCT off its unbeaten perch behind a resounding 68-9 nod. In the 1A-6…

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Springstead versus Fivay soccer gallery 1/8/15

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Eagles clip Falcons on Senior Night, 3-1

BOYS SOCCER BY TONY CASTRO Hernando Sport.com SPRING HILL – Under plunging 49-degree temperatures and a stiff easterly breeze, Springstead’s two-game slide to open the New Year never morphed into three in a row Thursday at Booster Stadium against visiting Fivay. Instead, Hernando County’s leading scorer, senior Matt McDuff, took over on Senior Night. McDuff, who scored twice in Wednesday night’s loss at Inverness against 3A-7 leader Citrus, tallied single goals…

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2014-15 GIRLS SOCCER STANDINGS (thru 01-01) – Compiled by TONY CASTRO

    2014-15 Hernando County Girls Soccer Standings RK.    TEAM                    W    L    T    TP 1.    Spring Hill-Springstead$            8    0    0    24 2.    Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical        6    2    0    18 3.    Brooksville-Central                3    5    0    9 3.    Brooksville-Hernando                3    5    0    9 5.    Weeki Wachee                0    8    0    0 TOTALS                    20   …

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2014-15 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS SOCCER HONOR ROLL STATS (thru 01-04)

– Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10 SCORING RK.    PLAYER,        SCH    YR    G    A    TP 1.    McDuff, Matt        SPG    12th    15*    7    37* 2.    Vasquez, Oscar    NCT    10th     11    8    30 3.    Delgado, Gilbert    NCT    10th     12    2    26 4.    Vraspir, Morgan    NCT    11th    9    4    22 5.    Tinari, Mike        WW    12th    8    4    20 6.    Arcidiacono, Tyler    SPG    11th    7    5    19 7.    Wright,…

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2014-15 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS SOCCER HONOR ROLL STATS (thru 01-05) 

  – Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10 SCORING RK.    PLAYER        SCH    YR    G    A    TP 1.    Betters, Samantha     SPG    11th    39*    22*    100* 2.    Blackwell, Erin    SPG    12th    30    19    79 3.    Reid, Chelsea        NCT    11th     18    9    45 4.    Tyler, Jayna        NCT    10th    14    4    32 5.    Gibson, Kimberly    SPG    10th    10    4    24 6.    York, Emily        CEN    11th    9    1    19…

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2014-15 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL STATS (thru 01-07)

– Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10 WGT NAME, SCHOOL        BEN-CLN-TOTAL 101 – Kristina McCane (SPG)     105-105—210 110 – Victoria Davila (NCT)         110-95—205 110 – Calleigh Brannan (WW)     100-105—205 119 – Kalysta Matheus (WW)     115-135—250 129 – $Ashley Gentz (NCT)         140-160—300 139 – *Annelise Rentas (NCT)     130-155—285 154 – Samantha Traudt (NCT)     120-140—260 169 – Madeline Genuardi (SPG)     135-135—270…

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Hernando County mat teams return to work

WRESTLING BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com All five Hernando County mat programs return to action this weekend. Central (2-11) and Hernando (5-3) along with Weeki Wachee (8-8) return Friday to the two-day, 10-team Nature Coast Technical Duals in Brooksville, sponsored by Combs Service, Inc. Meanwhile, F.W. Spingstead hikes to Live Oak for the two-day, 18-team Billy Saylor (formerly Suwannee) Invitational. NCT Duals field This will be the sixth straight season that…

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SHS’ Landgraff: Smallest of the ‘Big Dogs’ has plenty to prove

WRESTLING BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com One would presume that even the smallest of Springstead’s ‘Big Dogs’ in its wrestling room, senior 113-pounder Matthew “Matt” Ryan Landgraff, isn’t anyone to mess with. His prep resume speaks for itself. Despite 134 mat victories across 159 bouts (84.3 percent), highlighted by 80 pins and two medals at states in Lakeland, the Oak Hill Hospital-born Landgraff isn’t satisfied. His cup of success literally hasn’t…

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Wiregrass Ranch claims fifth straight win, blanks NCT, 2-0

GIRLS SOCCER BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – Nature Coast Technical defender Victoria Inzana was hoping her 18th birthday would be celebrated coinciding with the Sharks’ upset of visiting Wiregrass Ranch Tuesday at Shark Tank Stadium. The host squad sang “Happy Birthday” and passed out cupcakes, but there was no hint of celebration following the 4A-8 Lady Bulls’ (16-1-0) 11th shutout of the season and fifth straight win over 3A-7…

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Eagles mat men reclaim home turf

WRESTLING BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com SPRING HILL – After last winter’s humbling setback at the hands of Class 3A, District 1’s Bunnell-Flagler Palm Coast, F.W. Springstead’s mat men reclaimed its home turf Saturday night in the Foster’s Roofing-sponsored 25th annual Springstead Invitational. Though eventual tourney runner-up Class 3A, District 6 Lakeland-George Jenkins departed with a meet-high 11 placers, the Polk County crew’s upset bid faded in the consolation finals after…

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