Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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Boys soccer: Nature Coast again too much for Pasco in district final

WEEKI WACHEE — Despite winning the Class 3A, District 7 title last season, Nature Coast entered Friday night’s championship final as the underdog against Pasco. That didn’t stop the Sharks from going into the contest with confidence, and that attitud...
Updated: 5 months ago

Boys soccer: River Ridge ends drought against Sunlake

NEW PORT RICHEY — 86 months, 17 days. That’s the period of time its been since River Ridge had defeated Sunlake in boys soccer. The Seahawks have always managed to get the better of the Royal Knights when it came down to regular season matches and di...
Updated: 5 months ago

Boys soccer: Sickles edges out Mitchell for district title

TAMPA — From the start of Friday night’s Class 4A, District 8 boys soccer final to the end, Sickles slammed down the accelerator on visiting Mitchell."We knew we were going to have to give it everything we had," Sickles junior John Webb said, "becaus...
Updated: 5 months ago

Boys soccer: Mitchell downs Freedom, faces Sickles for district title

TAMPA — The first time Mitchell played district rival Freedom, the Mustangs had no trouble asserting their dominance, winning by six goals. But with more on the line in Wednesday’s district semifinal rematch, the Patriots refused to roll over. In a w...
Updated: 5 months ago

Boys soccer: Sunlake, River Ridge cruise, advance to district championship

NEW PORT RICHEY — For the fourth consecutive season, Sunlake and River Ridge will meet in a boys soccer district championship match. Sunlake and River Ridge took care of business in the Class 3A, District 8 semifinals, as the Seahawks defeated Land O...
Updated: 5 months ago

Boys soccer: East Lake advances to district final to face Clearwater

TARPON SPRINGS — Familiar style, familiar result.Playing against the same, packed-in St. Petersburg defense it faced in a victory six weeks ago, East Lake persisted again for a 2-0 triumph in Wednesday’s Class 4A-10 semifinal."It played out the same ...
Updated: 5 months ago

Boys soccer: Berkeley Prep, Clearwater Central Catholic advance to district final

TAMPA — For Jared Zukoski, it was time for a change.Zukoski, a junior, scored the deciding goal as fourth-seeded Berkeley Prep upset No. 1 Tampa Prep 2-1 (2-1 in penalty kicks) on Wednesday night in the Class 2A, District 9 semifinals.Berkeley Prep w...
Updated: 5 months ago
It’s a banner year (literally) for Countryside girls soccer

It’s a banner year (literally) for Countryside girls soccer

CLEARWATER — For the record, Countryside has been a highly capable girls soccer team for a very long time. The Cougars won a state championship in 1995. That’s why it was surprising that they had not won a district championship since 1998."We weren’t...
Updated: 5 months ago
HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Bella Jaramillo and Jackson Eckley

HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Bella Jaramillo and Jackson Eckley

HomeTeam Hot Shots Bella Jaramillo, Wesley ChapelThis is Jaramillo’s fourth season on Wesley Chapel’s varsity soccer team. She has never gone through a losing season with the Wildcats, but there has always been one nemesis: Pasco. They were 1-7-2 ag...
Updated: 5 months ago
Gap closing between River Ridge and soccer power Sunlake

Gap closing between River Ridge and soccer power Sunlake

NEW PORT RICHEY — The string of state tournament runs for Sunlake High School has made a great mark for Pasco County boys soccer.But it’s also been kind of a pain for the county teams stuck in the same region as Sunlake. One of them is River Ridge. "...
Updated: 5 months ago