Crest volleyball makes regionals
For the first time in school history, the 8A-District 9 title belongs to Strawberry Crest.
The Chargers picked up a 3-1 win over East Bay in the Oct. 18 championship game at Lennard High School to capture the trophy. The win put Crest into the regional tournament, starting with Wednesday’s home matchup against Palm Harbor University. The SCHS-PHUHS results were not available at press time.
Youth hoops league sign-ups
Registration for the Plant City Recreation and Parks Department/Optimist Youth Basketball Program is underway.
The 50th season of the youth league is open to all area youth between age 8 and 16 as of March 1, 2019. Games are generally played at the Plant City Family YMCA, Marshall Middle and Tomlin Middle gymnasiums from early January through late February. Game nights vary by age group. The league is also looking for coaches for all age groups.
The $35 registration fee covers uniforms and insurance, and registrations can be dropped off at the PCRPD office, 1904 S. Park Road, or mailed. Proof of age via birth certificate is required. Register by 4:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and call 813-659-4255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Fall Youth Fishing Derby
Young anglers should get ready for the next Youth Fishing Derby, coming to a pond near you on Dec. 1.
The derby is open to kids between age 5 and 15 and runs from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. that Saturday morning in the pond behind Plant City Stadium, accessible through Gordon Food Service Drive off Park Road. Prizes are awarded for biggest fish, most catches and more.
The event is free and pre-registration is available online at plantcitygov.com or at the PCRPD office. On-site registration on Dec. 1 begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 8:15 a.m. Contact Deborah Haldane at 813-659-4255 ext. 4302 or email@example.com for more information.