2018 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2018 Central Bears Head Coach – Pat Greenwood (1st Year)   DATE   EVENT   SITE   RESULT 02-13 Lecanto Invitational Away 6th/8 teams 02-16 Spring Hill-Springstead Invitational Home 9th (T)/11 teams 02-22 Brooksville-Hernando Kiwanis Away 8th/12 teams 03-02 Bushnell-South Sumter Invitational Away 9th/15 teams 04-04 Hernando/Citrus Classic Away 8th/9 teams 04-11 Class 2A, District 7 Championship+ Away 6th/11 teams 04-25…

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2018 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS

BOYS TRACK & FIELD – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2018 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS TRACK & FIELD RECAPS 2018 Central Bears Head Coach – Kris Brooks (1st Year)   DATE   EVENT   SITE   RESULT 02-13 Lecanto Invitational Away 6th/8 teams 02-16 Spring Hill-Springstead Invitational Home 10th/12 teams 02-22 Brooksville-Hernando Kiwanis Away 9th/9 teams 03-02 Bushnell-South Sumter Invitational Away 10th/15 teams 03-27 Eagle Relays Away 3:30 p.m. 04-04 Hernando/Citrus…

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2018 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL

BOYS WEIGHTLIFTING – Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10 WGT NAME/SCHOOL BEN-CLN-TOT 119 Gilmore, Jordan (SPG) ^ 190-170—360 129 Solari, Bradley (SPG) 200-185—385 139 Weaver, Hunter (SPG) 225-200—425 154 Pasmore, Jake (WW) 265-200—465 169 Bronson, David Hale (HER) 280-250—530 183 Bronson, David Hale (HER) 270-245—515 199 Barry, Zayne (SPG) 305-225—530 219 Pagels, Colin (HER) ^ 290-290—580 238 Torres, Jesus (NCT) ^ 360-245—605 HWT Wellman, Logan (NCT) 325-280—605 ^ Denotes 2018…

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Price not right: Undrafted NCT pitcher Gates heads to Coral Gables

BASEBALL Defending county POY bound for the University of Miami Hurricanes By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Imagine 1,214 baseball players were selected during the annual Major League Baseball draft last week, spanning three days and 40 rounds. But the major mystery locally is why Hernando County’s best player, recent Nature Coast Technical pitcher/first baseman, Jonathan “J.P.” Gates, wasn’t one of them. There are probably 1,175,000 million reasons – as in US…

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2017-18 FINALHERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING HONOR ROLL STATS

GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING – Compiled by TONY CASTRO TOP 10   WGT   NAME/SCHOOL   BEN-CLN-TOT   101 Allie Anthony (NCT) 95-105—200   101 Allie Anthony (NCT) 100-100—200   110 Kayla Rivera (NCT) 110-125—235   119 Charlize Soares (SPG) 135-120—255   129 Alexis Hobbs (WW) 160-175—335   139 Alexis Hobbs (WW) 160-170—330   154 Morgen Arey (WW) 160-160—320   169 Ariana Gennusa (SPG) 140-120—260   183 Courtney Traudt (NCT) 160-155—315  …

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2017 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL RECAPS

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO 2017 Central Bears Head Coach: Erin Clark (2nd Year: 0-17; 0-33 lifetime overall)   DATE   OPPONENT   SITE   RESULT 08-22 Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical#* Away L 8-25, 10-25, 13-25 08-24 Weeki Wachee#* Away L 10-25, 13-25, 12-25 08-29 Inverness-Citrus# Away L 10-25, 13-25, 16-25 08-31 Crystal River# Away L 6-25, 11-25, 16-25 09-05 Brooksville-Hernando#* Away L 23-25, 8-25, 18-25 09-18 Spring Hill-Springstead*…

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Bolles rolls: Quest for its ninth state title continues after ousting Sharks, 4-1

BASEBALL Perennially tough Bulldogs snap NCT’s seven-game winning skein behind 5 hits By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com Two of Florida’s blue blood baseball programs – Jacksonville-Bolles and Avon Park – went into Thursday’s Class 5A State Semifinals seeking to match Tampa Catholic’s run of nine state titles. The Duval County-based Bulldogs closed within a win of its goal by scoring early to eliminate Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical at Fort Myers‘ Hammond Stadium,…

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2017 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY BOYS CROSS COUNTRY RECAPS

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY – Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS Head Coach – Kevin Ballard (1st Year)   DATE   RACE   SITE   RESULT 08-26 Inverness-Citrus Invitational Inverness-Whispering Pines Park NTS 09-02 Lecanto Invitational Lecanto High NTS 09-23 Crystal River Invitational Crystal River High NTS 09-30 4th Weeki Wachee Invitational Weeki Wachee Preserve NTS 10-04 5th Nature Coast Invitational Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical NTS 10-07 21st Land O’ Lakes Invitational…

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David vs. Goliath: The Sequel as NCT Sharks confront Jacksonville-Bolles Bulldogs

STATE BASEBALL Brooksville nine is in its first Final Four, while ‘Dawgs seek its 9th state crown By TONY CASTRO HernandoSport.com On paper, Thursday morning’s first of two Class 5A State Semifinals is a clear mismatch. Fortunately, for long suffering Hernando County fans that haven’t since a state championship banner raised since Lyndon Johnson in 1967, baseball games aren’t played on paper. The new kids on the block, the Hernando…

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2017 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY RECAPS

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY – Compiled by TONY CASTRO CENTRAL BEARS Head Coach – Kris Brooks (1st Year)   DATE   RACE   SITE   RESULT 08-26 Inverness-Citrus Invitational Inverness-Whispering Pines Park NTS 09-02 Lecanto Invitational Lecanto High NTS 09-23 Crystal River Invitational Crystal River High NTS 09-30 4th Weeki Wachee Invitational Weeki Wachee Preserve NTS 10-04 5th Nature Coast Invitational Brooksville-Nature Coast Technical NTS 10-07 21st Land O’ Lakes Invitational…

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2017 FINAL HERNANDO COUNTY PREP FOOTBALL LEADERS

FOOTBALL – Compiled by TONY CASTRO Top 10 Rushers   RK.   NAME/SCHOOL   ATT   YDS   YPC   TD 1. Morgan/SPG 225* 1,424* 6.33 18* 2. Class/WW 137 1,301 9.50 13 3. Weston/NCT 120 1,169 9.74* 13 4. Sims/SPG 156 970 6.22 9 5. Burnett/NCT 94 901 9.60 6 6. Fields, Izzy/HER 106 878 8.28 17 7. Zena/CEN 112 830 7.41 3 8. Fribbley, J./CEN 88 633 7.19…

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