April 10th, 7:30pm – Join Mike Ridaught his special guests: PK Yonge tennis coach Robert Taylor and members of the PK Yonge girls’ team, which won the Class 1A-District 4 title last week, and the boys’ team, which finished as Class 1A-District 4 runners-up. We’ll also be releasing the latest baseball and softball poll polls along with the Athlete-of-the-Week and Sonic Player-of-the-Game.
- Girls Team: Jazz Whittaker, Kiah Turner, Marcela Ifju, Madison sagas, Darby Townsend, Daniela Ifju, Abby Foster
- Boys Team: Quin Whittaker, Max Portillo, Omari Najim-Cary, Reid Wilson, Thomas Buschbacher, Ben Foster
- Tuesday, April 2, Anthony Mazzurco of the Forest (Ocala) baseball team. Mazzurco pitched a complete-game against Buchholz (Gainesville) in a 6-2 win against the Bobcats in a Class 7A-District 1 match-up. The senior allowed only five hits, while striking out four, in improving his record to 6-0.
- Friday, April 5, Jordan Austin of the Forest (Ocala) baseball team. Austin hit a game-winning two-run homer in the top of the 9th inning as the Wildcats defeated the Bobcats, 6-4, in extra innings to sweep the season series and stayed unbeaten in district play. It was the third homer of the season for the senior, who add three RBI’s on the night.
Trophy Shop Athlete-of-the-Week Presented by Mark McGriff’s State Farm Insurance of Gainesville for the week of April 1
- Shelby West of the Oak Hall (Gainesville) softball team. West went 6-for-9 with six RBI’s and five runs scored as the Eagles went 3-0 last week. The freshman also had a walk-off 3-run triple in a 16-6 win over Eastside (Gainesville).