Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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Class 6A-2 football: Armwood 54, Groveland South Lake 0

SEFFNER — Even by Armwood’s lofty defensive standards, Friday night’s performance vs. Groveland South Lake was impressive.The Hawks returned three interceptions for touchdowns, all in the second quarter, in a dominant 54-0 Class 6A, Region 2 quarterf...
Published: 11/08/18
Updated: 11/09/18

Class 3A-3 football: Calvary Christian 34, Sarasota Cardinal Mooney 31

SARASOTA — Calvary Christian coach Reggie Crume takes his seniors out to dinner the night before their Kickoff Classic every year to talk about their goals for the upcoming season. Over a meal at Carrabba’s in August, they made known their desire to ...
Published: 11/08/18
Updated: 11/09/18

Class 6A-2 football: Lake Weir 30, Mitchell 21

TRINITY — Friday night’s Class 6A, Region 2 quarterfinal could not have gotten off to a better start for Mitchell, with the typical shutdown defense you’d expect to see from the Mustangs. Mitchell held Lake Weir quarterback Deiontae Simpkins, who has...
Published: 11/08/18
Updated: 11/09/18

Class 5A-2 football: Zephyrhills 35, Crystal River 0

ZEPHYRHILLS — Unbeaten Zephyrhills continued its dominating ways and won a playoff game for a second straight season on Friday night, 35-0 over Crystal River. The Bulldogs have five shutouts this season, all by a running clock."Another goose egg," an...
Published: 11/08/18
Updated: 11/09/18

Class 2A-3 football: Carrollwood Day 41, Southwest Florida Christian 3

TAMPA — Carrollwood Day and Fort Myers Southwest Florida Christian wanted to make history Friday.It was the Patriots who came through in flying colors.Playing one of its most complete games of the season on senior night, third-seeded Carrollwood Day ...
Published: 11/08/18
Updated: 11/09/18

Class 5A-3 football: Jesuit 44, DeSoto County 0

TAMPA – When your freshman backup kicker is drilling 41-yard field goals and recovering fumbles, it is definitely your night.Name a phase of play and Jesuit excelled at it on Friday night, opening the Class 5A playoffs with a 44-0 thumping of visitin...
Published: 11/08/18
Updated: 11/09/18

Class 7A-3 football: Bloomingdale 45, Fort Myers Riverdale 8

FORT MYERS — Three years ago, Max Warner left an assistant coaching job at Virginia Tech to take over at Bloomingdale. When Warner first arrived, he told players they would win a playoff game for the first time in school history. It happened Friday n...
Published: 11/08/18
Updated: 11/09/18

Class 3A-3 football: Tampa Catholic 13, Lakeland Christian 10

TAMPA — Drew Hutson got to live the dream each kicker has in the waning seconds of a football game: just split the uprights of a tight game to give the team a win.For Hutson’s case, a 20-yard chip shot easily went through with four seconds left, givi...
Published: 11/08/18
Updated: 11/09/18
Class 3A state swimming: Sunlake basks in the spotlight

Class 3A state swimming: Sunlake basks in the spotlight

STUART — The feeling was a little different for Sunlake’s girls at this year’s Class 3A state swim meet at Sailfish Splashpark Aquatic Athletics Center.Instead of jumping into the spotlight like they did last year, the spotlight followed them into Fr...
Published: 11/08/18
Updated: 11/09/18
Four local volleyball teams left to vie for state final spots

Four local volleyball teams left to vie for state final spots

Games Saturday at 2 p.m.Class 8A: Tallahassee Leon (27-3) at Plant (26-1)Up next: Winner plays Venice/Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas winner  on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Fort Myers for the state championship.Know this: Plant is on a mission...
Published: 11/09/18