Sunlake’s Hrenko sets national mark for shutouts

A lack of height isn’t an issue for Sunlake High soccer phenom Danny Hrenko. The 5-foot-10 Hrenko, a senior goalkeeper on the Sunlake Seahawks soccer team, achieved his 75th shutout on Dec. 14, setting a new national career record for the NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations). “Once I broke the record, it was definitely a good feeling,” said Hrenko, who has started as … [Read more...]

Sunlake boys’ soccer seeks a better finish this year

The Sunlake High School boys’ soccer team has reached the state semi-finals in the playoffs for three years in a row. And, in each of those years, they’ve lost to the eventual state champion. From the outside, it looks like an impressive string of successes that have established Sunlake as a perennial force on the pitch. But for coach Sam Holeduk, who has led the team since the school … [Read more...]

Sunlake soccer success is no fluke

When a team finishes in the exact same spot for three years in a row, you might think that's cause for concern. Unless, of course, that “spot” is the state semifinals. Then, that consistency is a cause for celebration. The Sunlake Seahawks boys’ soccer team didn't feel like celebrating immediately after last month's 2-0 loss to Choctawhatchee. Despite the loss, though, the game capped … [Read more...]

Sunlake perfect in district, poised for playoffs

When the Sunlake High School boys soccer team defeated the Pasco Pirates 3-2 on Jan. 9, they probably weren't surprised they won the game. The victory meant the team completed district play for the season with a perfect 16-0 record. If anything, they might have wondered how they gave up two goals. Adding those two, the team gave up just four goals in 16 district games for Class 3A-District … [Read more...]