Crest cheer, wrestling win tourneys
Strawberry Crest High School’s cheerleading and wrestling programs ended last week on a high note, picking up a pair of big tournament wins.
The cheer team won its sixth consecutive 2A Small Co-ed regional title on Jan. 11, then the wrestling team came out on top of the 3A-District 6 Duals championship the morning of Jan. 12.
Tri-Star hoops comp
Tomlin Middle School will once again host the city’s annual Tri-Star Skills Competition for the area’s young hoopers.
Kids can put their basketball dribbling, passing and shooting skills to the test in the Tri-Star competition, to be held at 9 a.m. Feb. 2 in the school’s gymnasium at the corner of West Oak Avenue and North Edwards Street. The competition is open to kids age 8-13 and the top three winners of each age group will get trophies. The Plant City youth rec league team with the highest attendance (in uniform) will receive a free pizza party. All kids can compete for free.
For more information, call 813-659-4255 or visit plantcitygov.com.
Youth soccer sign-ups
The 43rd PCRPD/Optimist Club Youth Soccer Program season is coming up soon.
The league is open to youths age 4-18 with boys, girls and co-ed divisions split up by age (determined as of June 1, 2019 — birth certificate required). The season begins in late March and has games on Tuesdays and Saturdays through the end of May. Last season, 1,300 players participated.
Registration costs $35 and covers insurance and a jersey. Sign up by 4:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the PCRPD office, 1904 S. Park Rd., or by mail. For more information call 813-659-4255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.