2015-16 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL STATS

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING – Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10 WGT NAME/SCHOOL BEN-CLN-TOT 101 *Paisley Easton (HER) 115-100—215 110 *Calleigh Brannan (WW) 110-115—225 119 *Victoria Davila (NCT) 125-115—245 129 $$$Ashley Gentz (NCT) 165-185—350 129 $$$Ashley Gentz (NCT) 170-180—350 139 $Samantha Traudt (NCT) 160-180—340 139 $$$Ashley Gentz (NCT) 160-180—340 154 **Annelise Rentas (NCT) 145-170—315 169 **Annelise Rentas (NCT) 150-160—310 183 *Janea Mobley (HER) 140-135—275 199 *Kelsey Manns (WW) 140-125—265 UNL *Joui’e Miller…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 02-13)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) Tuesday, Feb. 9 GIRLS BASKETBALL Class 1A, Region I Semifinals Ocala-St. John Lutheran at Brooksville-Hernando Christian Academy, 7 p.m. BASEBALL Hudson at Hernando, 7 p.m. Central at Weeki Wachee, 7 p.m. New Port Richey-Ridgewood at Nature Coast Technical, 7 p.m. GIRLS SOFTBALL Groveland-South Lake at Springstead, 7 p.m. New Port Richey-Ridgewood vs. Hernando at Brooksville’s Tom Varn Park, 7 p.m….

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Seven Hornets walk into Ippolito Memorial, six depart as placers

WRESTLING In first-ever visit to Brandon, WWHS’ DeJesus secures gold By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BRANDON – Weeki Wachee’s mat program should consider returning more often to one of the most storied gymnasiums of all time. This weekend’s first-ever visit to Brandon High was special for the Hornets. Walking in with only seven grapplers, WWHS walked out Saturday night with six placers, including the school’s first-ever gold medalist under the dome…

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Beat goes on for Gibson (7-0) and Contegiacomo (7-0) at PHU‘s Kushner Memorial

WRESTLING Though host Hurricanes three-peat as champions, Sharks fifth in 10-team field By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com As expected, host Palm Harbor-University was challenged over the weekend in its two-day, 107-grappler, 11th Logan Kushner Memorial Wrestling Tournament. When the dust settled Saturday in the newly redesigned round robin individual format, the 3A-8 Hurricanes squeaked out a win over district rival North Port, 325.0 to 322.5. Nature Coast Technical finished fifth in…

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George Jenkins savors HHS’ Mountaineer Coffee Duals, going 4-0

WRESTLING Leopards fall to Eagles, 36-30, though Hulse, Maniates Terkovich all finish 4-0 By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com 3A-6 George Jenkins savored the first-ever Mountaineer Coffee Duals at Hernando High Saturday completing a tourney-best 4-0 run. The host 1A-6 Leopards closed out its best-ever dual-meet portion of its regular season in 43 winters at 26-11, finishing 3-1, falling at hands of the Polk County-based Eagles, 36-30. The Purple and Gold grapplers…

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Gentz, Traudt fetch Hernando County’s first-ever state gold medals

1A GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING Lady Sharks turn in best-ever day, placing second at states behind RRHS By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com KISSIMMEE – Year 13 of Nature Coast Technical girls weightlifting introduced a new era to Hernando County athletics. On Friday, the five-time district champion Royal Knights lifters delivered the school’s first-ever state title in Class 1A at the Kissimmee Civic Center returning home behind an epic performance – featuring a Pasco…

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Fourth time is a charm for HCA, Lions oust Eagles’ View Warriors, 46-29

2A-1 GIRLS BASKETBALL Brooksville cagers will host 2A-I semifinal Tuesday against St. John Lutheran By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – Buoyed by terrific energy and a quick release out of the gates, Hernando Christian Academy became Hernando County’s last standing team Thursday night following the Class 2A, Region I girls basketball quarterfinals by solving Jacksonville-Eagles’ View, 46-29. On a night when F.W. Springstead fell at Seffner-Armwood in the 6A-II quarterfinal,…

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All-Time Hernando County Girls Weightlifting State Results (2004-15)

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com 2016 Hernando County State Qualifiers (13)   NAME   SCHOOL   YR.   WGT. Paisley, Easton HER 12 101 Osborne, Jessica NCT 11 110 Brannan, Calleigh WW 12 110 Davila, Victora NCT 11 119 Gentz, Ashley NCT 12 129 Pierce, Kaitlyn NCT 11 129 Langley, Jada WW 11 129 Traudt, Samantha NCT 11 139 Rentas, Annelise NCT 12 139 Powell, Imani HER 10 169…

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Springstead, Weeki Wachee at Brandon’s 32nd Ippolito Memorial highlights mat action

WRESTLING NCT heads to Palm Harbor for Logan Kushner Duals, HHS hosts Mountaineer Coffee Duals By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com With two weeks remaining prior to the state series, every Hernando County mat squad – minus Central – will be at three different venues this weekend. In the premier event, F.W. Springstead and Weeki Wachee will be participating in the two-day, 33-team, 32nd Tony Ippolito Memorial Wrestling Tournament at Brandon. Meanwhile,…

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History in the making as Pirates, Sharks advance to final

5A-7 BASKETBALL CRHS edges Central in double OT, 67-62; NCT trips up HHS, 52-38 By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – Wednesday’s Class 5A, District 7 Boys Basketball Tournament semifinals at the Michael A. Imhoff Gymnasium coincided with history. Crystal River, which played its first down of prep football in 1949 under the Harry Truman administration, by comparison has never earned much respect for its hoops program. But perhaps that perception…

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Contegiacomo, Davis continue torrid unbeaten streaks at Belleview Duals

WRESTLING NCT snaps school record 16-match losing skein going 4-3 at BHS Duals By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Team-wise, Nature Coast Technical’s 12th varsity mat campaign – founding father Mike Lastra’s final season – will be easily discarded. Thank goodness the Sharks snapped its school record 16-match losing streak finishing 4-3 to place seventh in this past weekend’s two-day, 14-team Diamondback Rattlers Duals III at Belleview High. In an extremely watered…

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Bailey just misses triple-double, Wilson pumps in 30 as Leopards defuse Hurricanes, 61-46

5A-7 BASKETBALL HHS sophomore Y’genio Booker also chips in 15 markers as HHS advances By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com BROOKSVILLE – At the midway point of this week’s single-elimination, seven-team Class 5A, District 7 Boys Basketball Tournament Tuesday night, no surprises have taken place. In the first of three quarterfinals on Monday, No. 2 seeded Central High eliminated No. 7 seed Weeki Wachee, 66-50. In Tuesday evening’s other two contested semifinal…

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HERNANDO COUNTY SPORTS CALENDAR (thru 02-06)

SPORTS CALENDAR (NOTE: Times and dates are subject to change.) Monday, Feb. 1 BOYS BASKETBALL Class 5A, District 7 Tournament at Brooksville-Hernando Game 1 – No. 7 seed Weeki Wachee vs. No. 2 seed Brooksville-Central, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2 BOYS BASKETBALL Class 5A, District 7 Tournament at Brooksville-Hernando No. 1 seed Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical – bye Game 2 – No. 6 Lecanto vs. No. 3 Crystal River, 6 p.m….

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No gold strikes for county grapplers at George Jenkins IBT

WRESTLING SHS’ Barker, Ramos, Burgess and WWHS’s Young settle on silver By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com LAKELAND – Try as they might, Hernando County grapplers went 0-for-4 in the gold medal round at Saturday’s finals of the 2nd George Jenkins High School IBT (individually bracketed tournament). In the gnormous two-day, 15-hour, 37-team, 365-wrestler event in Polk County, 3A-4 Orlando-Freedom led from the opening whistle to return home as tourney champions, defeating…

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Sunlake races out to early lead, cruises past Springstead, 69-36

GIRLS BASKETBALL Lady Eagles’ leading scorer Clifton shelved early due to flu bug By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com LAND O’ LAKES – A celebration nine years in the making erupted along the Sunlake campus Friday night when the top-seeded Lady Seahawks (14-10) hammered third-seeded Springstead (16-8) in the rubber meeting between the two programs this winter in the unlikely finals of the Class 6A, District 8 girls basketball tournament. Springstead’s leading…

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Eagles, Leopards, Hornets enter 36-team George Jenkins IBT

WRESTLING Sharks trek to Marion County for 3rd annual Belleview Duals Tourney By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Four of the five Hernando County mat programs – all but short-handed Central – will hit the road this weekend. A trio of local teams, including F.W. Springstead, Hernando and Weeki Wachee, will head Friday to Polk County for the two-day, 36-team, 2nd annual George Jenkins IBT. Also on Friday, Nature Coast Technical will…

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