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 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 really wants state soccer title

The Sunlake Seahawks boys soccer team went undefeated in their district last season on their way to a 29-2-1 record. And for the second straight year, they lost in the state semifinals. Having two dominating seasons in a row would be a source of great satisfaction for any high school. But when it comes to competitive soccer, Sunlake isn’t just any school, and team members aren’t satisfied with … [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...]