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(Photo credit: Doug Engle/Ocala Star Banner) - Gainesville, FL By: Curtis Michaud The Buchholz Bobcats football team has earned double-digit wins on the season as they advanced to the Region 1-7A Semifinals. On Thursday night at Citizens Field in Gainesville, the Bobcats (10-1) were able to defeat Fleming Island (6-5), 35-7, in the 7A Regional Quarterfinals. Both teams entered this contest playing fairly well. The Bobcats secured the No.1 seed after a 28-13 victory over Bartram Trail (St. Johns). While FIHS entered the game winning five of their last six. However, for the entire game, the Golden Eagles weren't able...

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By Cassandra Swartz: In the Buchholz and Lincoln regular season matchup, the advantage went to the Trojans, and the Class 6A-District 2 semifinal game looked to be headed toward the same outcome. Until the sixth inning that is, when the Bobcats rallied to tie and then take the lead to secure their place in the district championship game. “I’m elated for our guys,” said Bobcats’ head coach Ron Brooks. “They work hard every day, give a lot of effort...and it was a real program victory.” Caden Kresak got the start on the bump for the Cats, and some shaky defense...

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By Cassandra Swartz: In a district matchup Thursday night, Buchholz went down early against Leon but scored nine unanswered to eventually win 10-5. “I’m proud of the way we hung in there,” said Bobcats head coach Ron Brooks. “Leon did a good job putting pressure on us in the first inning.” In a shaky start for starting pitcher Anthony Wilkie and the rest of the defense, the Lions put them in a four-run hole to begin the game. Eddie Castillo led off with a single, followed up by Andrew Penney getting hit by a pitch. Roan Tarbert bunted toward Wilkie who...

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Written By: Cassandra Swartz On Monday night, Williston and Buchholz met for the second time this season, with the ‘Cats coming out on top the first time around. Seeking revenge, the Red Devils hit the gas early and never let up, scoring in every inning and trouncing their competitors 17-6. “Tonight’s performance –I’m happy with it,” said Red Devils head coach Lavar Williams. Facing Olivia McDaniel in the circle, Williston opened the scoring early on a single from Nevaeh Hayes that drove in Maci Vonderstrasse. Vonderstrasse had reached second after the throw to get her out at first base was mishandled. Buchholz...

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By Cassandra Swartz: In a back-and-forth game Friday night, the Buchholz Bobcats came out victorious against the Williston Red Devils. With both starting pitchers throwing complete games, the visiting Cats outscored the home team to go away with the 8-5 win “I’m so excited about my team’s performance,” said Buchholz head coach Mike Whelan after the game. Buchholz jumped out to an early lead thanks to a pair of runs off wild pitches. Olivia McDaniel hit a leadoff single and then stole two bases to put herself on third where she was able to score on the first wild pitch. Jenajah Collins drew a...

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