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Spring Hill girls' softball team in running for title

Spring Hill Dixie Softball League is competing in the District 6 Dixie League Tournament in New Port Richey this week. The hometown Spring Hill team bounced back to put themselves back into contention for the district title.

After dropping the opening game of the double-elimination tournament to West Pasco, the Angels Division (ages 9-10) squad came back with consecutive wins over Wesley Chapel (7-2) and Hernando-Brooksville (8-1).

Those victories were powered by the pitching of Sarah Brown and Ashley Logan. Brown tossed a one-hitter in the win over Wesley Chapel, while Logan threw a two-hit complete game against Hernando-Brooksville.

Manager Glenn Primavera likes his team's chances of reaching the district championship final in a rematch with West Pasco. Spring Hill's biggest asset is its defense at the infield corner positions with Celine Kordon at third base and Abbey Primavera at first.

Manager Primavera credits much of his team's success to the coaching staff of Melissa Varela and Rich Woodall.

LACROSSE HONORS: The West Florida Lacrosse League, the organization that oversees the Hernando Lacrosse Club, named its annual end-of-season All-Star Team.

Hernando had two members named as Honorable Mentions on the A Division team. Sean Byrne, a junior midfielder at Hernando Christian, and Ben Noury, a junior defenseman at Springstead, were both given the honor.

For Byrne, it was his second consecutive All-WFLL Honorable Mention and third time being named to the team overall. Noury, who wasn't named to the squad last season, made his second appearance on the list in three seasons.

VOLLEYBALL: The city of Brooksville's recreation department will host two volleyball camps, June 30 to July 3 and July 7-11. The camp will be held at Jerome Brown Center; the first "short" session is $50 and the second is $60.

For more information, call (352) 544-5498.

BASKETBALL: Hernando Christian Academy is hosting two sessions of Bill Brooks Basketball Camps from July 17-23 and July 24-30.

The sessions will take place at HCA Gym at 7200 Emerson Road in Brooksville; cost will be $80 per week and features skill tests, two full court games, 3-on-3 tourney and an all-star game at the end of the week. Campers receive a T-shirt, should wear shirt, shorts and sport shoes, bring their own lunch and not bring their own basketballs.

For more info, contact Brooks at (352) 684-4006.

BASEBALL: Former MLB relief pitcher John Frascatore will hold a baseball camp this summer through the Hernando County Parks & Recreation Department.

The camp, open to boys ages 7-12 and girls ages 7-14, runs from July 10 to 14 and will be held at Tom Varn Park and the Jerome Brown Center. Each day, the camp will run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. with after-camp care available until 5 p.m.

The registration fee is $75 per child and includes a free T-shirt. An additional $25 per child is charged for after-camp care. The deadline for entry is 8:30 a.m. July 10.

For more information, please contact Tina Nichols at (352) 544-5498.

MORE BASEBALL: The Jerome Brown Center is hosting a Day with the Rays, a $28 package that includes a bus trip and ticket to the Aug. 6 Tampa Bay Rays afternoon game against the Cleveland Indians. The bus leaves from the center at 10:40 a.m., and the game starts at 12:40 p.m.

For more information, call (352) 544-5498.

Submit info, upcoming events, registrations, camps to community sports@tampabay.com.

Spring Hill girls' softball team in running for title 06/26/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 1:33pm]
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