2018-19 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL STATS

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING – Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10 WGT NAME/SCHOOL BEN-CLN-TOT 101 Aryana Millan (NCT) 105-105—210 110 Tara Gray (NCT) 110-135—245 119 Charlize Soares (SPG) 145-145—290 129 Kendal Haff (NCT) 130-120—250 139 Nicole Flynn (SPG) 175-135—310 154 Amanda Waddell (NCT) 135-140—275 169 Isabella Traudt (NCT) 140-155—295 183 Courtney Traudt (NCT) 165-165—330 199 Arieyanna Johnson (NCT) 170-145–315 UNL Jouie Miller (NCT) 230$-205$—435$ $ Denotes Hernando County record. 2018-19 Final Central…

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There’s no doubt about it! It‘s another (Courtney) Traudt for Hernando County Lifter of the Year

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING Three-time county champ, 3-time state qualifier, closes with fourth-place state medal By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com The first family of Hernando County girls weightlifting – the Traudt’s – earned yet another honor. Across the 16 seasons that Nature Coast Technical High School has competed in the FHSAA state series under the bar, one local Spring Hill family has led the way. To date, the Traudt’s have had four daughters…

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2018-19 ALL-HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Lifter of the Year – Courtney Traudt Nature Coast Technical – Senior COMMENTS: Fourth-year letterman … Three-time All-Hernando County weightlifting selection … Named Hernando County’s Lifter of the Year two years after her older sister, Samantha, was named 2016 and 2017’s Lifter of the Year … As a 5-foot-3 frosh in 2015-16, Traudt competed in seven meets and returned home with as high as…

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Galda overcomes adversity, inks with Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville, Maryland Cardinals

BASEBALL Ex-HCA Lion played last three seasons at Hernando High School By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com With every prep student/athlete there are twists and turns along one’s career path. Such is the case with Brooksville’s Austin Emil Galda. Despite being the starting catcher – as an eighth- and ninth-grader – along the Emerson Road campus of Hernando Christian Academy, the current 6-foot, 170-pounder yearned for more. He transferred to Hernando High…

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Stulec aptly called NCT’s “Swiss Army Knife”

BOYS SOCCER NCT senior could hurt opponents on offense, defense, special teams By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com After a dominant four-year prep career, Nature Coast Technical senior Vincent “Vinny” Louis Stulec was described by a local mentor as the Sharks’ “Swiss Army knife.” A Swiss Army knife seemed apropos. It’s extremely versatile and can deployed in multiple occasions, serving a variety of purposes – similar to the way the 6-foot-2, 170-pound…

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2019 ALL-HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS SOCCER

BOYS SOCCER By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Play of the Year – Vinny Stulec Nature Coast Technical – Senior COMMENTS: Fourth-year letterman … Four-time All-County selection … Sharks’ first-ever four-time pick … Initial county player named in back-to-back-to-back seasons as Player of the Year …Extremely versatile player who prefers to play defense … Fabulous debut in 2015-16 with 17 goals and six assists to rank fourth in the county scoring race…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS

BOYS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 Central Bears Head Coach – Kris Brooks (2nd Year) DATE EVENT SITE RESULT 02-12 Lecanto Invitational Away 4th/8 teams 02-15 Spring Hill-Springstead Invitational Away 6th/8 teams 02-22 Brooksville-Hernando Quad Away 3rd/4 teams 03-07 Wesley Chapel-Cypress Creek Invitational Away 16th/15 teams 03-14 Brooksville-Hernando Kiwanis Away 10th/12 teams 04-03 Hernando/Citrus Classic Away 8th/9 teams 04-12 Class 2A, District 7 Championship+ Away 8th/10…

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Class 3A, 2A Boys Track & Field State Finals Results

BOYS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 05-03/04: Class 3A Boys Track & Field State Finals at Jacksonville’s Hodges Stadium at the University of North Florida Final Top 10 Team Standings (Top 8 placers scoring on 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis) PL. TEAM PTS 1. Miami-Northwestern 56.0 2. Tampa-Hillsborough 39.0 3. Miami-Carol City 34.0 4. Orange Park 30.0 5, Lehigh 28.0 6. Fort Lauderdale-Boyd Anderson 25.0 7. Miami-Belen Jesuit 24.0 7,…

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2019 HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2019 Central Bears Head Coach – Pat Greenwood (2nd Year) DATE EVENT SITE RESULT 02-12 Lecanto Invitational Away 5th/8 teams 02-15 Spring Hill-Springstead Invitational Away 5th/8 teams 02-22 Brooksville-Hernando Quad Away 3rd/4 teams 03-07 Wesley Chapel-Cypress Creek Invitational Away 12th (T)/15 teams 03-14 Brooksville-Hernando Kiwanis Away 10th/12 teams 04-03 Hernando/Citrus Classic Away 7th/9 teams 04-12 Class 2A, District 7 Championship+ Away…

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Hernando County’s 2019 FHSAA Class 3A, 2A State Girls Track & Field Meet Results

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 05-03/04: FHSAA Class 3A, State Girls Track & Field Meet at Jacksonville’s Hodges Stadium at University of North Florida Final Top 10 Team Standings (Top 8 placers scoring on 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis)   PL.   TEAM   PTS 1. Miami-Northwestern 98.5 2. Tallahassee-Chiles 46.0 3. Orange Park-Northeast 42.0 4, Niceville 34.5 5. Miami-Mater Academy 33.0 6. Daytona Beach-Mainland 32.0 7, St. Johns-Creekside…

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Make that 27 in a row! Panthers rally past Leopards, 6-1

SOFTBALL Pair of Coral Springs pitchers total 12 Ks to tame HHS’ upset bid By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com VERO BEACH – Heard the phrase cream rises. That’s exactly what happened Thursday when Coral Springs Charter overcame Hernando High’s early 1-run lead with five runs in the in the fifth inning Thursday. The Panthers, seeking its fifth straight state championship to tie the record held by Bartow (2002-06) tacked on a…

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Moment of truth: Hernando tackles 4-time defending state champion Coral Springs Charter in Thursday morning’s state semifinal

SOFTBALL Panthers start two players seeking their fifth state title rings By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com In the 1980’s Madonna bested summed up a generation with her rendition of “Material Girl.” But 30 years later, winning championships – and wearing the bling – is what most prep athletes covet. To that end, Broward County’s Coral Springs Charter Panthers’ softball program – has few rivals. The Panthers (27-1) – the No. 8…

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