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  • District baseball: Durant takes advantage of miscue

    District baseball: Durant takes advantage of miscue BRANDON — Durant started the season as one of the hottest teams at the plate in Hillsborough County. But for most of the Cougars’ Class 7A, District 7 semifinal against Plant City on Wednesday, they just couldn’t seem to get anything going. No. 1-seeded Durant, which beat the Raiders both ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 9:38 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Region softball: Boca Ciega 10, Middleton 0

    GULFPORT — Caylie VanAuken had three RBIs and scored twice to lead Boca Ciega to a 10-0 win against Middleton in Wednesday’s Class 5A region quarterfinal. The game ended via the mercy rule after four and a half innings. Boca Ciega (8-12) scored six runs in the second inning to ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 9:11 p.m. | Corey Long

  • Region track: Mitchell’s Kerns lone local champ in 3A-2

    Locals had a tough time finding the top of the podium at Wednesday’s Class 3A, Region 2 meet at Harmony High School. Mitchell senior Emily Kerns was the lone area winner, claiming the 1,600 meters in 5:16.06. Also of note, defending state champion Taylor Anderson of Mitchell finished fourth in ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 8:38 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Region softball: Northside Christian 11, Indian Rocks Christian 0

    ST. PETERSBURG — After a two-year playoff drought, Northside Christian returned to the postseason. The Mustangs made sure the experience would last after making quick work of Indian Rocks Christian in an 11-0 victory in the Class 3A region quarterfinals that lasted five innings because of the mercy rule. Northside ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 8:12 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • All-state boys basketball, Class 6A and 5A

    The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and Source Hoops present the 2014-15 boys Class 6A and 5A all-state teams. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, a review of all-area teams selected by media from around the state, and recognition from the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches. Class 6A FIRST ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 3:38 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Softball region quarterfinal capsules (Class 7A, 5A, 3A)

    Region quarterfinals Wednesday’s games Class 7A Wiregrass Ranch (19-9) at Plant City (16-11): This game is a contrast in playoff experience. The Bulls are making their first appearance while the Raiders are in the postseason for the sixth straight year. Wiregrass had won six straight before losing to Steinbrenner in ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 9:35 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District baseball: Bogie, Lakewood to square off

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Class 5A, District 10 final will be between neighborhood rivals. Top seed Boca Ciega got seven strong innings from starter Marlin Lagesse and benefitted from 10 Bradenton Southeast walks to win 5-1 Tuesday afternoon. Later in the evening, Lakewood pitcher Vince Iacone threw a three-hitter and ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 10:56 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • District baseball: Canterbury 19, Lakeside Christian 0

    ST. PETERSBURG — Canterbury jumped out to a fast start in the bottom half of the first inning and never looked back. The Crusaders were able to effectively put the ball in play and capitalize on Lakeside Christian’s seven errors en route to a 19-0 victory in the Class 2A, ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 10:45 p.m. | Justin Miller

  • District baseball: Wharton KOs another top seed

    VALRICO — Wharton, still alive in the Class 8A-7 district tournament after an upset win against Plant on Monday, wasn’t able to stop Riverview’s Anthony Gonnella in Tuesday’s semifinal. The junior first baseman, who came in with three home runs, hit two more, solo shots in the first and seventh ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 10:29 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • District baseball: Carrollwood Day, Bishop McLaughlin on to final

    TAMPA — It was a night of firsts for Carrollwood Day and Bishop McLaughlin right-hander Nate Pearson on Tuesday in the Class 3A, District 7 semifinals. Third-seeded Carrollwood Day (14-8) defeated No. 2 Tampa Prep (14-11) for the first time behind senior Bryce Benedict’s 5-1 complete-game victory. Pearson, an FIU ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 10:18 p.m. | Don Jensen

  • District baseball: Bradenton Manatee 9, St. Petersburg 1

    ST. PETERSBURG — Jonathan Aragon hit a three-run homer and added an RBI triple to lead Manatee (18-8) to a 9-1 victory over St. Petersburg in Tuesday's Class 8A-8 district semifinal. Aragon’s blast over the 340-foot sign in leftfield gave the Hurricanes a 6-1 lead in the top of the ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 10:03 p.m. | Corey Long

  • District baseball: Tampa Catholic 5, Sarasota Booker 0

    TAMPA — Tampa Catholic’s record won’t blow you away, but coach Ty Griffin says you may end up being surprised. The Crusaders mixed some timely hitting with a sterling pitching performance from junior Roland Chacon to advance to the Class 4A-10 district championship with a 5-0 win over Sarasota Booker ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 9:54 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • District baseball: Robinson staves off upset, to meet Jesuit

    TAMPA — Down to what might have been the last at-bat of his high school career, Robinson senior Jacob Jackson stepped to the plate in the ninth inning Tuesday, just trying to stay patient. Tied 3-all against Spoto with a runner on second base and one out in the Class ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 9:33 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • District baseball: Sarasota Riverview 4, Palm Harbor University 0

    PALM HARBOR — While Sarasota Riverview’s Riley Gilliland was making quick work of top-seeded Palm Harbor University, the Hurricanes’ own lefty Riley was wriggling out of a series of jams. It all caught up to the ’Canes in the seventh inning. The visiting Rams (10-14) plated four runs for a ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 8:21 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Region softball: Young pitchers making an impact

    Region softball: Young pitchers making an impact  SEMINOLE — With four senior starters returning, Osceola High coach Jerry King was confident his team could win a district softball title, so much that he requested to host the Class 6A-10 tournament this season. Then the unexpected happened. All four quit, either to get jobs, to concentrate on other ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. | Bob Putnam

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