It's the time of year when I bid farewell to another group of talented athletes who have made the past year, and in some cases, the past four years, nothing short of memorable.
Eleven-year-old Ean Eichelbaum hit a double and a triple and scored a pair of runs, helping lead Braden River Little League's Extra Innings to an 8-0 victory over Buffalo Creek Little League's Twin Rivers.
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See the Observer's by-the-numbers breakdown of the week in East County sports.
The Lakewood Ranch Kings U17 lacrosse team won the Sunshine Lacrosse Series Tournament June 4-5 in Wesley Chapel.
East County golfers post amazing numbers on area courses.