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Top Select 17 Elite Blake, OTVA 15 Melito fall during AAU volleyball nationals

Top Select 17 Elite Blake, the No. 1 seed in 17 Open, came within a set of winning an AAU national title before falling to Mintonette Sports m.71 of Ohio 25-17, 19-25, 10-15 at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex on Monday. In 15 Open, second-seeded Orlando Tampa Volleyball Academy (OTVA) 15 Melito team was stunned by MiEite 15 Mizuno (MI) 25-23, 25-23 in a quarterfinal match.

Two Orlando volleyball teams surge to AAU championship round

OT 15 Melito joins Top Select 17 Elite Blake, which is 8-0 through three days of competition in the 17 Open division, as Orlando squads going for gold.

Baseball, softball FHSAA realignment creates new postseason challenges

The FHSAA released its new spring sports classifications this week.

Former Montverde Academy star RJ Barrett grateful to be selected No. 3 in NBA draft

Former Montverde Academy star RJ Barrett couldn’t hold back tears minutes after his childhood dream came true. The New York Knicks selected Barrett with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft Thursday night.

Oviedo’s Josh Bozzacco and Winter Springs top boys weightlifting all-area

Oviedo junior Josh Bozzacco was dominant all spring in the 183-pound weight class and is the Orlando Sentinel boys weightlifter of the year for the 2019 season. The Winter Springs Bears and Apopka Blue Darters sit atop the Sentinel Super Six team rankings.

West Orange picks Jay Welsh as new baseball head coach

Former Celebration High and Florida Collegiate Summer League coach Jay Welsh takes over for Craig Smith at West Orange.

All-Orlando track and field topped by Oviedo, Windermere, West Orange

Oviedo, Windermere, and West Orange run away with the competition in the All-Orlando track and field teams. Oviedo's Angel Vicioso and Windermere's Amayah Ugarte are this year's boys and girls top athletes in track and field.

Oviedo grabs 9A all-sports crown; Freedom coach Gina McFerren is AVCA national coach of the year

Oviedo, Winter Park and Lake Mary go 1-2-3 in the FHSAA Sunshine Cup All-Sports championship standings for Class 9A. The Oviedo and Lake Mary showings are part of a big year for state championships in the Seminole Athletic Conference. In other high school news, Freedom boys volleyball coach Gina McFerren is the American Volleyball Coaches Association national coach of the year and a Top Select team has advanced to Thursday's quarterfinal round in the AAU Girls Volleyball Nationals.

Orlando area summer sports camps 2019

See the list of summer sports camps throughout the area for kids in elementary, middle school and high school.

All-Orlando area tennis dominated by Alana Wolfberg, Juan Bianchi, Lake Nona

Oklahoma State recruit Alana Wolfberg of Timber Creek High School and SMU signee Juan Bianchi of Olympia High School wrapped up record-setting high school tennis careers this spring and are repeat winners of the 2019 Orlando Sentinel player of the year honors.

Plant City sweeps Florida Dairy Farmers baseball honors

Plant City edged Seminole High for overall Florida Dairy Farmers baseball honors.

Wekiva’s Sedayjha Payne repeats as flag football player of the year

Wekiva's Sedayjha Payne takes home another Sentinel player of the year honor, this time in flag football