Hernando County Girls Tennis Results (thru 04-06)

– Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS 02-03: Central at Weeki Wachee Central 6, Weeki Wachee 1 Singles (pro set) No. 1 – Vanessa Valencia (CEN) def. Caitlyn Lewandowski, 8-1. No. 2- Nicole Carrier (CEN) def. Mariann Flaherty, 8-3. No. 3 – Jordyn Brunetti (CEN) def. Alexis Romano, 8-0. No. 4 – Kaitlin Barrow (WW) def. Hailey Hoffenkamp, 8-1. No. 5 – Alexandria Viera (CEN) def. Danielle Acevedo, 9-7. Doubles…

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Class 1A, District 7 District Boys/Girls Tennis Tournament Results

  – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 04-01/03: Class 1A, District 7 Boys Tennis Tournament at Tampa-Hillsborough Community College Final Team Standings PL TEAM PTS. 1. Land O’ Lakes-Academy at the Lakes (AATL) 20 2. Tampa-Berkeley Prep (BP) 19 3. Tampa-Carrollwood Day School (CDS) 12 4. Clearwater Central Catholic (CCC) 7 5. Tampa-Cambridge Christian (CAM) 3 5. Shady Hills-Bishop McLaughlin (BM) 3 7. Clearwater-Calvary Christian (CAL) 2 8. Brooksville-Hernando Christian Academy…

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2015 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL (thru 04-16)

– Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2014 TOP 10 HONOR ROLL WGT NAME BEN-CLEAN-TOTAL 119 – Cooper, Benjamin (CEN) 170-105—275 129 – Johnson, Dakota (WW) 230-135—365 129 – Johnson, Dakota (WW) 215-150—365 139 – Vasquez, Julio (WW) 215-200—415 154 – Boettjer, Geoffrey (SPG)^# 320-240—560 169 – Magill, Jason (SPG) 275-225—500 183 – Magill, Jason (SPG) 270-225—495 199 – McLeod, Dylan (SPG) 305-270—575 219 – McLeod, Dylan (SPG) 295-265—560 238 – Green,…

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Hernando County Boys Weightlifting Results (thru 04-16)

– Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS 04-01: Class 1A, District 6 Boys Weightlifting Meet @ Hudson-Fivay (Top 6 placers score points based on 7-5-4-3-2-1 system) Final Team Standings PL TEAM PTS. 1. New Port Richey-Gulf (GF) 41.0 2. Inverness-Citrus (CIT) 28.0 3. Brooksville-Hernando (HER) 24.0 4.(tie) Zephyrhills (ZEP) 21.0 4.(tie) Lecanto (LEC) 21.0 6. New Port Richey-Ridgewood (RW) 16.0 7. Hudson-Fivay (FIV) 14.0 8. New Port Richey-River Ridge (RR)…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 04-10)

(NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) Monday, April 6 BASEBALL Nature Coast Technical at New Port Richey-Mitchell, 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7 BASEBALL Springstead at Mitchell, 7 p.m. Central at Crystal River, 7 p.m. Nature Coast Technical at Citrus, 6:30 p.m. Pepin Academy at Hernando Christian Academy, 4:30 p.m. SOFTBALL Hernando Christian Academy at Tampa-Cambridge Christian, 4 p.m. BOYS TENNIS Class 2A, Region III Semifinal Nature Coast Technical…

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Lady Eagles fourth in rugged 3A-5 Tournament at Lecanto

  GIRLS TENNIS BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com For a second straight season host Lecanto needed an extra day of competition in the nine-team Class 3A, District 5 Tourney to pry the championship trophy from its closest rival Ocala-Forest, 22-19. LHS, under first-year mentor Nancy Smith, watched the Panthers earn first-place blue ribbons and No. 2 singles by sophomore Mahima Tatam and at No. 5 singles by senior Megan Jervis and…

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Cannon, Hunter squeeze home two runners as Leopards edge Buccaneers, 3-1

SOFTBALL HHS’ Moore celebrates 17th birthday with 5-hitter; Leopards win on Senior Night BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – The night before in Spring Hill, Hernando not only spoiled the Lady Eagles’ bid at a split of the Hernando County title with Nature Coast Technical, but Springstead’s Senior Night festivities, 4-3. Less than 24 hours later, right-hander Lauren Moore’s five-hitter against Gulf didn’t appear to be enough trailing 1-0 in…

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WWHS’ Drumheller receives ‘Royal’ treatment, signs with Warner University

  GIRLS SOCCER Hornet inks with NAIA soccer program in Polk Co. BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com One of the latest additions to the NAIA Warner University Royals soccer program arrives courtesy of the Weeki Wachee campus. Alicia Amanda Drumheller, 18, recently signed a letter-of-intent to play for the Lake Wales-based program. The 5-foot-1, 117-pound Drumheller was born in New Port Richey. She’s resided in Brooksville for the past five years…

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Lady Leopards’ small ball approach provides big lift, edging Eagles, 4-3

SOFTBALL SHS southpaw Disi‘s 2-walk, 13-K effort wasted on Senior Night BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com SPRING HILL – Ever hear the adage, you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. If you have, think again. Twelve days ago, Hernando High dropped into the losers’ bracket of its 16-team Slam IV Tourney at Tom Varn Park when Coral Springs Charter snapped a scoreless tie utilizing its small ball attack. The Broward…

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Eagles’ Hoover denied at No. 1 singles final

BOYS TENNIS Rest of the Springstead net squad finishes 1-6 in rugged 3A-5 meet BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com For a second straight season, Ocala-Vanguard’s top player, Alexander “Alex” Wartels denied a Springstead netter a chance at the No. 1 singles title during Tuesday’s rugged, 10-team Class 3A, District 5 Tournament at Lecanto High. In 2014, Wartels won via injury default when Eagle junior Patrick Deslaurier retired due to severe leg…

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Leopards place third in crowded 16-team district meet at Fivay

  WEIGHTLIFTING NCT’s Green returns home as county’s lone district champion BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com HUDSON – An unremarkable season for the Nature Coast Technical Sharks weightlifting team took a turn for the better Wednesday at the conclusion of the three-hour, 16-team Class 1A, District 6 Boys Weightlifting Meet at Fivay High School. Of the meet’s 113 competitors, only one lifter from Hernando County – senior Jermaine Green at 238…

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As Leopards’ Sellers goes 8-for-8; HHS nips CRHS, 12-10

2A-7 GIRLS TENNIS Leopards return home with three district titles at Wesley Chapel BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com WESLEY CHAPEL – Welcome to homecoming at Hernando High. No, it’s not about the one during football season to roll out the red carpet for the alumni. There must be something about former Springstead tennis player-turned-adroit Hernando girls tennis mentor Teri Sellers. What else could explain a Leopard girls team in transition –…

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Slow start dooms Sharks, finish runner-up behind Pasco

2A-7 BOYS TENNIS NCT netters return home with two singles titles, one doubles crown BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com WESLEY CHAPEL – For over 17 hours of play on Monday and Tuesday, the Pasco Pirates dominated the eight-team Class 2A, District 7 Boys Tennis Tournament contested along the Wesley Chapel High and Thomas Weightman Middle School’s tennis courts. The Dade City netters never trailed, collecting a meet-high 17 wins across 20…

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2015 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL (thru 03-31)

  – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2014 TOP 10 HONOR ROLL WGT NAME BEN-CLEAN-TOTAL 119 – Cooper, Benjamin (CEN) 170-105—275 129 – Johnson, Dakota (WW) 230-135—365 139 – Vasquez, Julio (WW) 215-200—415 154 – Boettjer, Geoffrey (SPG)^# 320-240—560 169 – Magill, Jason (SPG) 275-225—500 183 – Magill, Jason (SPG) 270-225—495 199 – McLeod, Dylan (SPG) 305-270—575 219 – McLeod, Dylan (SPG) 295-265—560 238 – Green, Jermaine (NCT) 305-230—535 HWT –…

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Hernando County Boys Weightlifting Results (thru 03-31)

– Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS 03-18: 17th annual Hernando County Boys Weightlifting Championship Meet at Springstead Final 2015 Hernando County Boys Weightlifting Team Results PL SCHOOL PTS 1. Hernando (HER) 63.0 2. Central (CEN) 52.0 3. Springstead (SPG) 51.0 4. Weeki Wachee (WW) 38.0 5. Nature Coast Technical (NCT) 9.0 Final 2015 Hernando County Championship Meet Individual Results (Top 6 featuring bench, clean & jerk and total weight…

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Hernando County Sports Briefs

SH Wrestling Club Golf Scramble at Hernando Oaks SPRING HILL – The Spring Hill Wrestling Club will be hosting a golf scramble on Saturday, April 4 beginning with a shot gun start at 9 a.m. at Hernando Oaks Golf Club, 4230 Delacroix Dr., Brooksville. All of the money raised at this event directly funds the Spring Hill Wrestling Club for kids, ages 3-19. Lunch will be served at the conclusion…

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Hernando County Sports Calendar (thru 04-04)

Monday, March 30 BASEBALL Citrus at Nature Coast Technical, 7 p.m. SOFTBALL St. Petersburg-Dixie Hollins at Springstead, 7 p.m. Weeki Wachee at Lecanto, 7:30 p.m. BOYS TENNIS Class 2A, District 7 Tourney Central, Hernando, Nature Coast Technical, Weeki Wachee at Wesley Chapel, 9 a.m. Class 3A, District 5 Tourney Springstead at Lecanto, 9 a.m. GIRLS TENNIS Class 2A, District 7 Tourney Central, Hernando, Nature Coast Technical, Weeki Wachee at Wesley…

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2015 Hernando County Girls Softball Standings (thru 03-29)

– Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2015 Hernando County Girls Softball Standings PL TEAM W L .PCT 1. Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical$ 7 1 .875 2. Spring Hill-Springstead 5 1 .833 3. Brooksville-Hernando$ 3 3 .500 4. Brooksville-Central 2 5 .286 5. Weeki Wachee 0 7 .000 TOTALS (5) 17 17 .500 $ Denotes co-Hernando County champions. 2015 Class 6A, District 10 Regular Season Standings PL TEAM W L .PCT 1. Spring…

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Sharks seek 2A-7 repeat at Wesley Chapel

BOYS TENNIS Sharks seek 2A-7 repeat at Wesley Chapel BY TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com The 94th Florida High School Athletic Association tennis state series begins in earnest with two area tennis tournaments beginning Monday, March 30. Lecanto High will host nine boys teams on its 10 courts in the Class 3A, District 5 Tournament The event is scheduled to conclude Tuesday, March 31 (weather permitting). 3A-5 features four teams from Marion…

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