March 20th, 6:00pm – Join host Mike Ridaught and co-host Marty Pallman along with special guests: The Rock (Gainesville) boys’ basketball coach Justin Harden along with members of the Lions’ boys’ basketball team which won its first state title in school history (SIAA). We’ll also release the new baseball Prep Zone Power Poll, recap our Sonic Player-of-the-Game and recognize our Trophy Shop Athlete-of-the-Week presented by Mark McGriff’s State Farm Insurance of Gainesville.
Trophy Shop Athlete-of-the-Week Presented by Mark McGriff’s State Farm Insurance of Gainesville for the week of March 11 is Ashton Adkins of the Bradford (Starke) softball team
- Adkins helped Bradford go 3-0 last week by tossing three scoreless games. Against the top-ranked team in Class 1A, Lafayette (Mayo), the junior struck out eight and allowed only four hits in a 1-0 complete-game victory. She followed that up with a one-hitter in a 12-0 win against district foe Williston in which she struck out 16 of the 25 batters she faced. She also added a home run in that game for the unbeaten Tornadoes (14-0). Adkins recorded a 3-0 shutout of Santa Fe (Alachua) the following day.
Sonic Player-of-the-Game for Friday, March 15, was Brooks Morgan of the Buchholz (Gainesville) baseball team
- Morgan went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBI’s as Buchholz blasted Gainesville, 23-0. The senior, who will play at UCF next season, also had a double.