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  • State tennis: Titles elude locals in Class 4A and 2A

    ALTAMONTE SPRINGS — Courtney Hebard rallied from a big deficit despite struggling with her serve to win twice Wednesday. On Thursday, the struggle continued. But not the comebacks. The Steinbrenner senior was knocked out of the Class 4A individual girls singles championship by Cypress Creek’s Alexandra Lee, 6-4, 6-3, at ...
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    Thu. April 16, 2015 at 5:15 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • District softball: Hernando wins a wild one over Zephyrhills

    BROOKSVILLE — After drilling two homers — a grand slam by Stephanie Mesiemore and a solo shot by Lindsey Hupp — Zephyrhills had to be confident in its chances to advance from the Class 5A, District 7 semifinals on Wednesday at Nature Coast. Hernando refused to give in to the ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 11:47 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • District softball: Wiregrass Ranch upsets top seed in 15 innings

    District softball: Wiregrass Ranch upsets top seed in 15 innings TAMPA — It took more than three-and-a-half hours and 15 innings, but the wait for its first postseason berth was well worth it for Wiregrass Ranch in Wednesday’s Class 7A, District 8 semifinal. The fourth-seeded Bulls rallied from a two-run deficit in the fourth against No. 1-seed Freedom, then held ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 11:34 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • District softball: Plant City's surge continues

    PLANT CITY — The ball sailed into rightfield over Emily Beauchamp’s head, a leadoff triple hit by Mak Allen that set the tone for Plant City from the first at-bat. Rebecca Sorenson followed with a double to score Allen and the turnaround continued for Plant City (15-11) with a 7-5 ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 11:18 p.m. | Darin Klahr

  • District softball: Osceola shuts out Dixie Hollins

    SEMINOLE — Maria Kappos and Mackenzie Tolrud each scored two runs as Osceola (14-9) used a balanced attack to defeat Dixie Hollins 10-0 in their Class 6A, District 10 semifinal Wednesday. The Warriors will play Mitchell in the final. The Mustangs pulled out a 7-4 upset over top-seeded Springstead. Osceola ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 11:06 p.m. | Corey Long

  • District softball: Countryside, Seminole dispatch top seeds

    PINELLAS PARK — With district semifinals this good, Thursday’s final could almost be anticlimactic. In Wednesday’s Class 7A-9 playoffs at Pinellas Park, Seminole survived a pair of deficits to take down second seed Northeast 7-6 while Countryside leapt out to a big lead then held on to dispatch No. 1 ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 11:02 p.m. | Chuck Frye

  • District track: Hillsborough girls make most of talent

    RIVERVIEW — An undermanned Hillsborough girls team made it back-to-back titles, and the Armwood boys won Wednesday in the Class 3A, District 9 meet at Spoto. The Terriers, with a roster of just 12 girls, tallied 127 points to finish with a comfortable lead over runnerup King (113). Hillsborough excelled ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 10:52 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • District track: Locals settle for personal glory in 3A-10

    CLEARWATER — Unable to match the superior depth of Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota, the Pinellas County schools competing at Wednesday’s Class 3A, District 10 meet had to concede team titles and focus on individual ones. Clearwater’s Steven Randall started the day off by running anchor leg on the winning 4x800 ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 10:41 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Plant SS Nick Cerelli commits to USF

    Plant shorstop Nick Cerelli has commited to USF, Panthers coach Dennis Braun confirmed Wednesday. Cerelli, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound junior, is hitting .260 this season with eight RBIs and one home run. He has also served as a relief pitcher for Plant, allowing no earned runs in three innings pitched while ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 10:36 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • District softball: River Ridge takes out top seed

    District softball: River Ridge takes out top seed NEW PORT RICHEY — Anessa Holes appreciated the early run support, but given the opponent, figured she’d need a little more. Instead River Ridge rode its flyball pitcher and a consummate defense to a 2-1 defeat of top seed Land O’Lakes in the Class 5A, District 8 semifinals Wednesday. No. ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • District softball: Leto nabs region spot

    TAMPA — The Leto players weren’t born when coach Kelly Hacker-Carpenter discovered the team-oriented philosophy of softball. The Falcons have learned from her past. For the second time in Hacker-Carpenter’s four years — and the fifth time in school history — No. 2 seed Leto earned a postseason berth Wednesday ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 9:42 p.m. | Don Jensen

  • State tennis: Day 1 of Class 4A, 2A action tough on local teams

    CASSELBERRY — Jesuit started fast, and the Countryside girls started late, but both will head into the final day of the Class 2A and 4A team state championships out of title contention. Academy of the Holy Names was in the middle of the pack in Class 2A, with a chance ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 9:20 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • District track: Wharton girls romp, Steinbrenner boys prevail

    District track: Wharton girls romp, Steinbrenner boys prevail TAMPA — The winning squads from 2014 won Wednesday’s Class 4A, District 6 meet at Wharton. The host Wildcat girls carried the day with 208.5 points to Steinbrenner’s 134.5. The Steinbrenner boys held for their third straight team title, 197 points to Alonso’s 158.5. The Wharton girls asserted their dominance ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 8:26 p.m. | Andy Warrener

  • State tennis: Academy at the Lakes duo nets first title

    State tennis: Academy at the Lakes duo nets first title CASSELBERRY — Anna Waller will be attending Steinbrenner next year, and Daniella Moreno is graduating. But before they departed Academy at the Lakes, they wanted to leave the school with a little something. Its first state championship. Mixing outstanding net play with a strong baseline and service game, the Waller-Moreno ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 7:03 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • State tennis: Shorecrest’s Litsky adds to title haul

    State tennis: Shorecrest’s Litsky adds to title haul CASSELBERRY — Shorecrest’s Peter Litsky was ready for a long match. His opponent wasn’t. They rarely are. Playing with precision and near perfection, Litsky capped an impressive season with the Class A overall singles championship, beating Pensacola Catholic’s Christopher Ephron 6-3, 6-1 Wednesday morning at Red Bug Park. Litsky won ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 7:01 p.m. | John C. Cotey

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