Bloomingdale rightfielder Drake Harman, right, begins the celebration moments after the Bulls sealed up a 2-1 victory over Mitchell in a Class 6A region semifinal.
Once the Bulls get back to their “unselfish brand of baseball,” everything comes together against Mitchell.
The Hurricanes top a game Northside Christian team to reach their first region final since 2017.
Plant High product will be latest homegrown player to enjoy the thrill of playing in front of family and friends at the Trop.
Freshman pitcher Mia Fields’ complete-game five-hitter and stellar defense also aid the Gators’ cause.


  1. Bishop McLaughlin survives a three-hour, 10-inning marathon against Northside Christian to reach its first region final since 2017.
  2. Bloomingdale rightfielder Drake Harman, right, begins the celebration moments after the Bulls sealed up a 2-1 victory over Mitchell in a Class 6A region semifinal.
  3. The Mets' Pete Alonso celebrates after scoring the game-winning run against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 10th inning of a baseball game Friday, May 7, 2021, in New York.
  4. Tuesday’s win marked the 10th time this season that Berkeley Prep recorded double-digit runs in a game.
  5. Land O' Lakes' Nicol Werking raps a single during a 3-1 victory over River Ridge in a Class 5A regoin semifinal Tuesday night.
  6. Academy of the Holy Name is moving on to the region finals after the Jaguars topped Calvary Christian 1-0 Tuesday night for their 11th straight victory.
  7. Quarterbacks Sydney Stout, left, of Robinson and Devyn Silvestri of Newsome led their respective teams to state titles last weekend.
  8. Dillan Gibbons (seen here blocking Demarcus Christmas) has played against Florida State before. He'll be playing for them soon after committing to the Seminoles on Monday night.
  9. The first round of baseball regionals wrapped up Friday night around the state.
  10. Newsome freshman Karley Shelton, seen here earlier this year, continued to have strong season at the plate Thursday in the Class 7A region quarterfinals.
  11. Robinson quarterback Sydney Stout set a single-season touchdown passing record this year with 102, for an average of more than five a game. Stout has a chance to increase that total on Friday, when the Knights play in a Class A semifinal.
  12. From left, Cambridge Christian juniors Caroline Lehman and Mary Ellen Eudaly and seventh-grader Elli Black are three of the fastest young runners in the country. All three expect to shine brightly this weekend at the Class A state meet.
  13. Robinson sophomore receiver Katejion Robinson, holding football, celebrates wtih teammates and senior quarterback Sydney Stout, right, moments after Robinson hauled in a 22-yard touchdown pass during a 34-0 victory over Lecanto in a Class A region final.
  14. Newsome quarterback Devyn Silvestri throws four touchdowns, runs for two extra points and intercepts two passes in a 27-0 victory over Alonso on Wednesday in a Class 2A region semifinal.
  15. Jesuit senior Cole Russo has helped lead the Tigers to a 22-2 record and a top-five national ranking this season.
  16. Newsome shortstop Karly Shelton takes another mighty swing during her awesome freshman season, in which she has hit 11 home runs and hit for a .550 average.
  17. Former St. Petersburg High standout Serrel Smith Jr. began his career at Maryland before transferring after his sophomore year to East Tennessee State. He indicated Friday he's transferring to USF.
  18. Elyse Meerdink, in the girls 10-11 age group, poses with her trophy during the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club.
  19. Times file photo of the transgender pride flag.
  20. Wiregrass Ranch quarterback Rocco Becht has thrown for more than 3,500 yards over the last two seasons.
  21. Newsome sophomore Emma Edwards, right, is all smiles after scoring a run during a 9-3 victory over previously unbeaten Sickles on Thursday night.
  22. Sickles junior pitcher Robyn Herron is 11-0 with a 0.29 ERA and 156 strikeouts in 71.2 innings this season.
  23. Berkeley Prep junior Anthony Castillo, right, welcomes home freshman Julius Pfau after Pfau scores the third run in a 3-1 victory over arch-rival Calvary Christian on Friday night.