The Daily Feed — Aug. 19, 2023

Welcome to The Daily Feed, your one-stop shop for everything high school sports in the Tampa Bay area. Whether you’re looking for the latest scores, highlights, interviews, or memes, we’ve got you covered. Every day, we’ll bring you a mix of social media posts, short stories, fun facts and links on what’s happening in the local scene. You’ll get to know the players, the coaches, the fans and the rivals. So, sit back, relax and enjoy The Daily Feed.


Gaither’s Fernandez commits to Miami

Michael Fernandez, one of the area’s top pitchers, announced his commitment to Miami on Friday.

Last season, Fernandez went 10-1 with a 1.57 ERA and had 93 strikeouts in 63.1 innings pitched as a leader on Gaither’s talented staff.


FHSAA seeks Student-Athlete Advisory Committee nominees

The Florida High School Athletic Association is looking for nominees for its Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. The nominations are due Aug. 24. 

TBBCA Showcase set for Sept. 9

The Tampa Bay Basketball Coaches Association will hold its annual showcase on Sept. 9 at the All People’s Life Center and Gymnasium in Tampa. Registration information has already been sent to all high school coaches. The girls check in at 9 a.m. the day of the showcase and are on the court from 10 a.m.-noon. The boys check in at 1 p.m. and are on the court from 2-4. Last year, 13 girls and 26 boys who attended went on to play in college. 

Pinellas Park to host alumni baseball game in November

Pinellas Park is planning its first-ever alumni game on Nov. 4. Those interested must have played and graduated from the school. For more information contact coach Ryan Griffith via the team’s Twitter account (PPark_BB). 

Dick’s Sporting Goods has deal for athletes, coaches

Athletes, coaches and staff that belong to the Florida High School Athletic Association will receive 20 percent off their entire purchase at Dick’s Sporting Goods the next two weekends (Aug. 11-14 and 18-21). The coupon is vaild in-store only.

Clearwater Academy looking to fill football schedule

Clearwater Academy needs opponents for varsity football games on Sept. 15 or Oct. 6. The Knights can host or play on the road. If interested, send a direct message on Twitter to Matthew Fleming (@CoachFleming612).

Wiregrass Ranch still looking for boys basketball games

Wiregrass Ranch’s boys basketball team need a few games to fill out its schedule. They available dates are on Dec. 12, Dec. 19 or Jan. 23. To inquire, send a direct message via Twitter to head coach Jeremy Calzone (@calzone32) or assistant Ross Van De Griek (@CoachRossWRHS).


Friday night scoreboard
Hernando County

Hernando Christian 46, City of Life Christian 0

Clearwater 45, Hernando 7

Hillsborough County

Seffner Christian 14, Daytona Beach Father Lopez 7

Orlando Jones 38, Jesuit 18

Tampa Catholic 42, Sarasota 10

Sumner 28, East Bay 0

Carrollwood Day 38, Rockledge 6

Mitchell 20, Steinbrenner 16

Newsome 17, Bradenton Southeast 14

Berkeley Prep 35, Bloomingdale 7

Lake Gibson 31, Plant City 21

Lakeland 28, Armwood 13

Gaither 41, Jefferson 0

Plant 28, Wharton 27 (OT)

Cambridge Christian 31, American Collegiate 0

Venice 48, Tampa Bay Tech 7

Gibbs 20, Middleton 12

Durant 42, Freedom 0

King 27, Leto 22

Sickles 31, Blake 28

Alonso 34, Osceola 14

Sarasota Riverview 24, Hillsborough 6

Riverview 28, Spoto 6

Braden River 24, Lennard 13

Pasco County

Land O’ Lakes 42, Lakeland Victory Christian 0

Winter Haven All Saints 14, Bishop McLaughlin 0

Mitchell 20, Steinbrenner 16

River Ridge 9, Pasco 0

Wesley Chapel 28, Gateway 6

Hudson 30, Belleview 0

Wiregrass Ranch 42, Dunnellon 24

Anclote 22, Hollins 21

East Lake 21, Zephyrhills 20

Academy at the Lakes 32, Tampa SLAM 0

Cypress Creek 47, Bishop Snyder 22

Pinellas County

Clearwater Central Catholic 42, North Marion 0

Palm Harbor University 10, Boca Ciega 7

St. Petersburg Catholic 36, Bronson 0

Sarasota Out-of-Door 27, Keswick Christian 14

Tarpon Springs 33, Indian Rocks Christian 25

Calvary Christian 21, Largo 21

Lakeland Kathleen 18, Seminole 15

Lakewood Ranch 40, Dunedin 14

St. Petersburg 30, Northside Christian 12

Clearwater 45, Hernando 7

Anclote 22, Hollins 21

Pinellas Park 27, Parrish Community 9

Palmetto 17, Lakewood 7

Cambridge Christian 31, American Collegiate 0

East Lake 21, Zephyrhills 20

Gibbs 20, Middleton 12

Northeast 47, Countryside 7

Alonso 34, Osceola 14

This week’s schedule (Friday, Aug. 25)
Hernando County

Hernando Christian at Calvary Christian Academy, 7

Hudson at Hernando, 7:30

Poinciana at Nature Coast, 7:30

Melbourne Eau Gallie at Springstead, 7:30

Crystal River at Weeki Wachee, 7:30

Hillsborough County

Oasis Christian at Foundation Christian, 4:30

Eagles View at Bell Creek Academy, 7

Young Kids in Motion at Tampa Catholic, 7

Clearwater Central Catholic at Berkeley Prep, 7

Seffner Christian at Windermere Prep, 7

Tampa SLAM at Sarasota Christian, 7

Armwood at Venice, 7:30

Bloomingdale at Sumner, 7:30

Brandon at Riverview, 7:30

Blake at Leto, 7:30

Carrollwood Day at Madison County, 7:30

Chamberlain at Durant, 7:30

Middleton at East Bay, 7:30

Steinbrenner at Gaither, 7:30

Lennard at Hillsborough, 7:30

Alonso at Freedom, 7:30

Newsome at Plant City, 7:30

Robinson at Spoto, 7:30

Plant at Tampa Bay Tech, 7:30

King at Strawberry Crest, 7:30

Sickles at Jefferson, 7:30

Wharton at Jesuit, 7:30

Pasco County

Legacy Charter at Bishop McLaughlin, 7

Bronson at Anclote, 7

Four Corners at Academy at the Lakes, 7

Tradition Prep at Zephyrhills Christian, 7

Bronson at Anclote, 7:30

Cypress Creek at Fivay, 7:30

Mitchell at Gulf, 7:30

Hudson at Hernando, 7:30

Lake Wales at Zephyrhills, 7:30

Land O’ Lakes at River Ridge, 7:30

East Ridge at Pasco, 7:30

Sunlake at Wesley Chapel, 7:30

Pinellas County

Miami Columbus at Clearwater Academy, 7

Keswick Christian at Bradenton Christian, 7

Shorecrest at Ocala Christian, 7

Northside Christian at Akelynn’s Angels Christian, 7

Clearwater Central Catholic at Berkeley Prep, 7

St. Petersburg Catholic at Bradenton Bayshore, 7

Boca Ciega at Seminole, 7:30

Countryside at Dunedin, 7:30

Palmetto at Gibbs, 7:30

Hollins at Indian Rocks Christian, 7:30

Tarpon Springs at St. Petersburg, 7:30

Largo at Pinellas Park, 7:30

Palm Harbor University at Osceola, 7:30

Lake Gibson at East Lake, 7:30

Lakewood at Northeast, 7:30


Monday’s opening schedule

The regular season starts on Monday (Aug. 21). Here is the county schedule for opening night.

Hernando County

Hernando at Hernando Christian, 6:30

Central at Wildwood, 6:30

Hillsborough County

Newsome at Hillsborough, 7

Pasco at Carrollwood Day, 7

Pasco County

Pasco at Carrollwood Day, 7

Pinellas County

Dunedin at Pinellas Park, 7:15

Gibbs at Boca Ciega, 7:30