Thursday, October 11, 2018

Softball

Familiar softball foe upends Land O’Lakes’ state title hopes

Familiar softball foe upends Land O’Lakes’ state title hopes

VERO BEACH — To become the first Pasco County team and just the third from the area to win consecutive state titles, Land O’Lakes knew it had to get past a familiar — and determined — opponent in Thursday’s Class 6A championship game.The Gators faced...
Updated: 5 months ago
Admiral Farragut’s grit brings state softball glory

Admiral Farragut’s grit brings state softball glory

VERO BEACH — It was only natural to think of Admiral Farragut’s state title chances more in terms of the future. After all, the roster consists of zero seniors and just two juniors. The rest are sophomores, freshmen and middle-schoolers. Because of t...
Updated: 5 months ago
Academy at the Lakes wins first state softball title

Academy at the Lakes wins first state softball title

VERO BEACH —Academy at the Lakes waited two weeks to play in the Class 2A state softball tournament in hopes of winning what has been an elusive title.The Wildcats completed the first task Monday, cruising to a mercy-rule win over Fort Pierce John Ca...
Updated: 5 months ago
State softball: Admiral Farragut happy to be in title game this time around

State softball: Admiral Farragut happy to be in title game this time around

VERO BEACH — All season, Admiral Farragut has focused on two things:Believe in each other.Commit to the process.Well, it all paid off in a big way Monday in the Class 3A state semifinals at Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach.Alyssa Rano hit a two-run ...
Updated: 5 months ago
State softball: Academy at the Lakes romps in long-awaited semifinal

State softball: Academy at the Lakes romps in long-awaited semifinal

VERO BEACH — On a day when the weather at the state softball tournament finally said yes, Academy at the Lakes pitcher Alexis Kilfoyl said no to Lake Worth Christian.The hard-throwing right-hander fired a no-hitter in a Class 2A semifinal Monday morn...
Updated: 5 months ago
Softball: Bats go cold on Chamberlain vs. Viera

Softball: Bats go cold on Chamberlain vs. Viera

VIERA — In the end, it all came down to one simple fact for Chamberlain High softball coach Bob Diez:"We didn’t hit," he said. "That’s it."Leading 2-1 for much of Friday night’s Class 7A region final against the host Viera Hawks, the Chiefs gave up t...
Updated: 5 months ago

Softball: One bad inning dashes Alonso’s state hopes

ORLANDO — Senior Jodi Handler had all the right stuff for Alonso entering the bottom of the sixth inning against Timber Creek on Friday night.The Georgia Southern signee had allowed just one run on three hits, and struck out 11 through five innings i...
Updated: 5 months ago

Softball: No. 1 Land O’Lakes tops No. 2 Sunlake

LAND O’LAKES — Anytime Land O’Lakes and Sunlake plays against each other is special. The proximity of the Pasco County schools to one another makes the schools instant rivals. But Friday’s softball game was more special because they entered the game ...
Updated a year ago