Player of the week — March 7-12
Carolanne McClelland, So., Hernando
Position: Third base/pitcher
Season stats: .636 average, 7 RBIs
The lowdown: Two weeks ago, McClelland went 3-for-3 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored in a win over Weeki Wachee. Fans paid attention. McClelland had 43 percent of the votes (70) in the Hernando County softball player of the week poll to beat out Springstead’s Alexis Adelman, who had 33 percent (53 votes).
Tuesday night rewind (March 22)
Springstead 7, Citrus 4
Nature Coast 15, Weeki Wachee 0
Hernando 18, Central 0
Prime time team of the night
Since losing to rival Hernando in the opening week of the season, the Eagles have won five straight. They kept their streak alive by rallying from a 4-2 deficit with five runs in the bottom of the sixth to go ahead for good.
Prime time player of the night
Kamryn Baker, Jr., Nature Coast
The speedster went 3-for-3 with three runs scored, three stolen bases and two RBIs in a win over Weeki Wachee.
Other prime time performers
Carlee Anselmo, Jr., Nature Coast: Finished 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored in a win over Weeki Wachee.
Kamryn Baker, Jr., Nature Coast: Went 3-for-3 with three runs scored, three stolen bases and two RBIs in a win over Weeki Wachee.
Ava Braswell, So., Hernando: Threw three perfect innings, striking out all nine batters she faced in a win over Central that ended early because of the mercy rule.
Harper Bunn, Sr., Nature Coast: Had two doubles and three RBIs in a win over Weeki Wachee.
McKenna Carr, Jr., Nature Coast: Threw a three-hit shutout with three strikeouts in a win over Weeki Wachee.
Tiarra Edwards, Jr., Hernando: Finished with a double, a triple and three RBIs in a win over Central.
Savannah Ellis, Jr., Hernando: Had two doubles, four RBIs and two runs scored in a win over Central.
Izzy LaRoche, Jr., Nature Coast: Ended up going 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBIs in a win over Weeki Wachee.
Hannah Lynch, Sr., Hernando: Went 2-for-2 with a double, three RBIs and two runs scored in a win over Central.
Wednesday’s matchup (March 23)
Fivay at Central, 7
Leopard Slam (at Tom Varn Park)
Hernando vs. Lecanto, 3
Hernando vs. Calvary Christian, 5
Lecanto vs. Calvary Christian, 7