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Standout players from Tuesday night
Ally Parimore, Seffner Christian: The sophomore totaled 18 kills and 10 digs in the Crusaders’ three-game triumph against Bishop McLaughlin. Teammates Gabbi Laloma and Damali Mills added 20 assists and 13 kills, respectively.
Morgan Drapeza, Strawberry Crest: The Chargers junior middle blocker had an ace, seven kills, a solo block and three blocking assists in her team’s three-game sweep of Blake.
Noah Onderko, Sickles: The Gryphons sophomore, who’s more of a natural talent than a “club swimmer type of guy,” according to coach Scott Parlett, won the 50-yard freestyle and swam on two winning relay teams in the Gryphons boys’ 141-30 triumph against Chamberlain.
Allison Lehr, Bloomingdale: The Bulls senior won two individual events (200 individual medley, 100 butterfly) and swam on two winning relay teams in the Bloomingdale girls’ tri-meet victory against Durant and Armwood.
Ashley Wilson, Freedom: The 5-foot-9 junior totaled 20 kills — two more than teammate Jasmyn Perry — in the Patriots’ four-game victory against Armwood.
Considering how excruciating Monday was, the Seffner Christian volleyball team’s methodical three-game sweep Tuesday of Bishop McLaughlin may have been the night’s most impressive. Only 24 hours before, the Crusaders rallied from a two-game deficit to tie Academy of the Holy Names before a raucous home crowd, only to drop the decisive game, 15-13. SCA was seeking the program’s first win against Holy Names.
By the numbers
4 Individual events won by a swimmer named Waite in the Bloomingdale boys’ tri-meet victory against Durant and Armwood. Austin, a freshman, won the 50 free and 100 backstroke. Older brother D.J. won the 200 IM and 100 breast. Both also swam on the winning 200 free relay team.
6:08.04 Sickles senior Lauren Hendrickson’s winning time in the 500-yard freestyle in the Gryphons girls’ 131-41 romp of Chamberlain. The time’s significance? It was Hendrickson’s season-best by 20 seconds.
42 Assists tallied by Freedom’s Kelly Schaller in the Patriots’ four-game win against Armwood.
Belated by the numbers
34 Score carded by Tampa Catholic sophomore Nilo Sanchez in a tri-match Thursday at Rocky Point. According to the Crusaders’ golf website, the score ties the program record for nine holes. TC’s match Tuesday against Tampa Prep was canceled because of rain.