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Spring Hill Dixie League names Rookie All-Stars

Spring Hill Dixie League has named its All-Stars for this season's playoff tournaments.

Spring Hill Dixie produced two Rookie All-Star squads: the Americans and the Nationals.

The American team roster is Justin Fribbley, Ryan Ebberup, Kyle Mandes, Hunter Reid, Josh Hoaglan, Hunter Meister, Ra'shaad Boyce, Andrew Bedard, Logan Blevens, Isaiah Maner, Ryan Richard and Zach Stone. The manager is Alan Blevens and the assistants are Corey Meister, Gary Hoaglan and Charles Fribbley.

The National team consists of Chris Reckner, Joe Sanchez, Dylan DuPhily, Dalton Black, Sydney Sauto, Mitch Day, Jimmy Russell, Kohl LaRoche, William DiCono, Ryan Watson, Garet Delk and Nick Cheverie. The manager is Richie Russell and his coaches are Mike LaRoche, Jim DiCono and Paul DuPhily.

SOFTBALL: Hernando Youth League Softball has also named its Dixie All-Stars for this year's postseason.

The Ponytails Division (12U), managed by David Riddle, is headlined by pitcher Courtney Riddle, the ace of the Hernando Christian Academy softball program that reached the Class A high school state semifinals this past season.

Rounding out the roster is Ta'Shylla Brockington, Sierra Cannon, Adriana Goodwin, Danielle Harvey, Jordan Huggins, Megan Lane, Isabella Laughinghouse, Chelsea Lowe, Tana McDaniel, Taylor Milligan and Whitney Roberts.

BASEBALL: The Little League All-Star tournaments have begun and the first of those tournaments, the Rookie All-Stars, was completed Monday at Freedom Field in Spring Hill.

West Hernando, the host league, won its second consecutive District 15 Rookie Division title with an 11-9 victory over Inverness Little League's Grey All-Stars.

SOCCER: 3v3 Worldwide Soccer at Anderson Snow Park in Spring Hill on June 27 has officially been cancelled due to lack of participation.

MORE BASEBALL: The West Florida Young Guns 10-and-under squad and newly-formed 12-and-under team are looking for players for the fall season. Players cannot be 10 or 12 years old for each respective team prior to May 1. The Young Guns is an established travel club with focus on fundamentals and development.

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BASKETBALL: Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church will host a basketball tournament in the church's gymnasium June 19-20.

The 3-on-3 tournament will have five-player teams. Registration forms are available in the church office and the cost is $80 per team.

The fee includes a T-shirt, lunch Saturday and a prize package for the winning team.

In addition to the tournament, there will also be a 3-point shooting contest and knockout contest for the first 16 players who sign up. Deadline to register and pay is June 16 at 5 p.m.

For more information, call Drew Taylor at (352) 796-4969.

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Spring Hill Dixie League names Rookie All-Stars 06/11/09 [Last modified: Thursday, June 11, 2009 4:02pm]
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