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Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Hillsborough Prep Report

A prep sports blog by Scott Purks and Nick Williams

A roundup of local sports briefs from Hillsborough County schools and area athletes.

Basketball: Lennard’s Hector signs with Saint Leo


Basketball: Lennard’s Hector signs with Saint Leo

Alonso’s Mejia commits to Florida State


Alonso High junior Ryan Mejia said Friday he has verbally committed to play baseball at Florida State University.

East Bay’s Ford picks Tennessee


East Bay High senior defensive lineman Marques Ford has verbally committed to Tennessee.

TBT’s Arroyo will play baseball at Bloomfield


TAMPA —Tampa Bay Tech grad Isaiah Arroyo has committed to play baseball at Bloomfield College in New Jersey.

Plant’s Vaka to play baseball at UNF


TAMPA — Plant graduate Matt Vaka has signed to play baseball at the University of North Florida, Panthers coach Dennis Braun said Thursday.

Middleton’s Rhynes signs with Arizona Western


Recent Middleton High grad Anthony Rhynes has signed with Arizona Western College, former Middleton football coach Alonzo Ashwood said.

Surcy named Bloomingdale football coach


Brian Surcy said he was “living a dream” Friday morning when he learned he had been named the head football coach at Bloomingdale High School.

Rohrberg leaves Sunlake to take Newsome baseball coach job

Published:   |   Updated: July 7, 2014 at 03:48 PM

Sunlake High’s Dick Rohrberg has been named the baseball coach at Newsome High, Wolves athletic director Paul Lindstrom announced Monday.

Jesuit names ex-UT star Menendez new baseball coach

Published:   |   Updated: July 3, 2014 at 05:00 PM

Jesuit High has hired former University of Tampa catcher and first baseman Miguel Menendez as its new varsity baseball coach, the school announced Thursday.

Jesuit hoops wins SEBA Summer League


Jesuit High won the SEBA summer basketball league championship Wednesday, defeating rival Tampa Catholic in the finals, 58-44.