Marion County preps roundup Aug. 30 -Sept. 4

Elayna Johnson spikes the ball over the net during a drill in practice at Trinity Catholic High School in Ocala, Fla. on Wednesday, August 25, 2021. Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette] 2021.

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Posted September 4, 2021 | By James Blevins,

Elayna Johnson spikes the ball over the net during a drill in practice at Trinity Catholic High School on Aug. 25. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette] 

Here are some selected results from week two of prep boys’ and girls’ sports in Marion County:

Football Scores Sept. 3

Ocala Vanguard 21, West Port 0

Seabreeze 40, Ocala Forest 8

Belleview 64, Bronson 8

Ocala Trinity Catholic 19, Clearwater Central Catholic 38

Central 13, Lake Weir 19

All Saints’ Academy 8, Ocala Christian Academy 22

Cancelled games:

North Marion (1-0) at Wakulla, ccd.

Bye week:

Dunnellon (0-1) and St. John Lutheran (0-0)

Football games scheduled for Sept. 10

Dunnellon at Vanguard (2-0) 7:30 p.m.

Gainesville at Ocala Trinity Catholic (1-0) 7 p.m.

North Marion at West Port (0-2) 7 p.m.

Belleview (2-0) at Crystal River 7 p.m.

George Jenkins at Lake Weir (1-0) 7 p.m.

Oasis Christian at St. John Lutheran 7 p.m.

Bye week:

Ocala Academy Christian (2-0) and Ocala Forest (0-2)

Girls’ Volleyball scores and stats from Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Aug. 30

West Port 0, Ocala Forest 3 (7-25, 11-25, 9-25)

Forest’s Kailyn Howard recorded eight kills, while teammates Emma Truluck and Emma Santi both had five. Sophomore Ava Keuntjes led the Wildcats with nine digs.

Peniel Baptist Academy 3, Ocala Christian Academy 1 (14-25, 25-15, 25-14, 25-14)

Aug. 31

Ocala Forest 3, Gainesville 2 (21-25, 25-19, 23-25, 25-20, 15-13)

Truluck and Santi had 30 and 21 kills, respectively. Forest senior Aubrey O’Cull had six blocks.

Eastside 0, North Marion 3 (12-25, 18-25, 11-25)

Williston 3, Lake Weir 0 (25-10, 25-10, 25-10)

Buchholz 0, Ocala Trinity Catholic 3 (6-25, 21-25, 23-25)

Trinity Catholic’s Kiana Laborde had 23 kills. Amelia Fitzpatrick, three blocks. Camden Crews, nine serving aces. Mckenna Yates, 31 digs and 30 receptions. Cayleigh Pelletier, 33 assists. 

Sept. 1

Lake Weir 0, Saint Francis Catholic 3 (10-25, 13-25, 19-25)

Sept. 2

First Baptist Christian Academy 3, Ocala Christian Academy 2 

Citrus 0, North Marion 3 (19-25, 10-25, 19-25)

Belleview 3, Lake Weir 0 (25-8, 25-17, 25-15)

Belleview’s Hope Willis had 20 kills. Emma Kaylor, three blocks. Kassidy Klein, 13 serving aces and 25 assists. Natilee Collins, 22 digs and 49 receptions. 

Lake Weir senior Kiana Hamilton played great on defense with 21 digs, and played just as well on offense with six kills and one block, said Hurricanes’ head coach Jenna Duplessis. Senior Morgan Gittenger had a great passing game as well with 21 digs and four kills. Maryssa Phillips, six assists. Rachelle Hix, 20 digs.

Upcoming girls’ volleyball games

Sept. 7

Venice at Ocala Vanguard (0-2) 7 p.m.

Dunnellon (0-1) at West Port (0-1) 7 p.m.

Ocala Forest (2-2) at Belleview (4-1) 7 p.m.

Ocala Christian Academy (0-3) at Wildwood 6 p.m.

Bell at St. John Lutheran (2-0) 6:30 p.m.

Cardinal Mooney at Ocala Trinity Catholic (3-0) 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 8

Ocala Forest at Lake Weir (0-3) 7 p.m.

North Marion (3-1) at The Villages Charter 6:30 p.m.

St. John Lutheran at Belleview 6 p.m.

Sept. 9

Ocala Vanguard at Dunnellon 7 p.m.

Buchholz at Ocala Forest 7 p.m.

Village View Christian Academy at Ocala Christian Academy 5:30 p.m.

North Marion at Lake Weir 7 p.m.

Orangewood Christian at St. John Lutheran 6:30 p.m.

Belleview at West Port 7 p.m.

Sept. 10

Leon at Ocala Trinity Catholic 6 p.m.

Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country

8th Annual Florida Horse Park Invitational Sept. 4 (Ocala, FL.)

Boys Varsity Team Results (Belen Jesuit Prep won with 72 points out of 49 scoring teams)

Ocala Vanguard, 7th Place (237 points)

Belleview, 28th Place (808 points)

Ocala Trinity Catholic, 34th Place (952 points)

West Port, 37th Place (995 points)

Ocala Forest, 47th Place (1,322 points)

Girls Varsity Team Results (Osceola won with 110 points out of 43 scoring teams)

Ocala Vanguard, 6th Place (265 points)

Ocala Trinity Catholic, 41st Place (1,034 points)

Ocala Forest, 42nd Place (1,042 points)

Belleview, DNP

Boys Varsity Individual Top-50 Results (Adam Magoulas of Belen Jesuit Prep won the 5K race in 15:29.7)

17th Place, Clayton Knight, Ocala Vanguard (16:27.2)

18th Place, Tristan Pank, Ocala Vanguard (16:29.7)

20th Place, Eduardo Diaz, West Port (16:31.7)

26th Place, Luis Cruzado, Belleview (16:40.7)

45th Place, Joshua Moore, Ocala Vanguard (17:02.6)

Girls Varsity Individual Top-50 Results (Grace Von Biberstein of St. Pius X won the 5K race in 18:52.0)

8th Place, Pippa Worden, Ocala Vanguard (19:57.7)

39th Place, Samantha Hansen, Ocala Vanguard (20:58.9)

41st Place, Rhema Taylor, Ocala Vanguard (21:02.2)

Results were gathered from and


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