Scores, Videos and Recaps From Thursday Night's Action
Newsome 10, Plant City 0 (six innings)
Sophomore Tyler McKenna got things started with a second-inning solo home run and finished things off with a walk-off RBI single to finish the mercy-rule as the Wolves defeated Plant City. Newsome (14-7) had a big seven-run inning as Dan Neely, Tyler Rohrberg, Tyler Doyle, Zach Benson, Cody Shook and Auston Spires each had RBI singles in the fourth. Senior Beau Nichols worked five, shutout innings striking out five and allowing just two hits before Jacob Smith worked a scoreless frame on the mound.
Riverview 2, Strawberry Crest 0
Sharks senior Freddy Tarnok earned the win on the mound striking out 12 for Riverview (17-6). Tarnok, a University of Tampa signee, picks up his fifth win on the season. Senior Tyler Salomon was 3-for-4 with an RBI, Javier Rosario was 2-for-3 with an RBI, and Tarnok and Dillon Besnier both doubled for the Sharks offense.
Wharton 10, Robinson 2
Seniors Drew Ehrhard and Clayton Coringrato both homered for Wharton (12-8) in a win against Robinson, while fellow senior Ricky Nieves continued his hot pace at the plate with a 3-for-4 night, scoring three times. Senior righty Aaron Cohn tossed five shutout innings to earn the win on the mound. Alexander Walen and Aaron Scott had RBI hits for Robinson.
Brandon 6, Leto 3
The Eagles scored three runs in the sixth and two in the seventh, before holding off a late Leto rally for the win on the road. Gage Young was 2-for-3 with two RBI for Brandon (16-4), Nico Saladino and Gabriel Rosado also had a pair of hits each, Tyrek Ball had an RBI, and Arthur Scott plated a pair. Leto (11-11) senior Jose Martinez drove in three runs in the loss for the Falcons.
Berkeley Prep 6, Lakeland Santa Fe Catholic 5 (nine innings)
Freshman Alex Shear dropped down a bases loaded bunt in the ninth inning to drive in the walk-off winner for Berkeley Prep (12-9). Shear was 2-for-4 in the win, while Michael Hill had a three-hit game, with a double and drove in two runs. Junior Julian Bosnic went 3-for-5, while Khalib Bayona doubled scored twice and earned the win in relief for the Buccaneers. Carson Weekley also doubled for BP and drove in a run.
Lennard 3, Spoto 1
Lennard has built a solid club and it translated to a season-best mark 11th win on Thursday. Keith Harden had two hits, Yaziel Nunez drove in a pair before earning the save on the mound for the Longhorns. Victor Shilling pitched five quality innings to earn the win.
Plant 3, Jefferson 0
Durant 12, Blake 2 (five innings)
Alonso 4, Gaither 2
Steinbrenner 10, Chamberlain 0
Sickles 6, Tampa Bay Tech 2
Hillsborough 4, East Bay 1
Armwood 15, Middleton 0 (four innings)
McKeel Academy 5, Seffner Christian 0
Tough loss tonight but they will be ready to finish strong next week! pic.twitter.com/3w8jVUnOye— SCA Baseball (@SadersBaseball) April 21, 2017
Bloomingdale 10, Freedom 1
Sunlake 5, Brooks DeBartolo 4
Bayshore Christian 7, Academy at the Lakes 2
Chamberlain 2, Steinbrenner 1
Plant City 6, Newsome 5
Wharton 6, Robinson 1
Bloomingdale 3, Freedom 2
East Bay 15, Hillsborough 0 (three innings)
Seffner Christian 7, Tampa Prep 6
Plant 7, Jefferson 4
Canterbury 6, Tampa Catholic 4
Berkeley Prep 5, Santa Fe Catholic 3
Land O’Lakes 10, Carrollwood Day 9
Strawberry Crest 4, Riverview 3
-- **AS ALWAYS** A big thank you to my man Jarrett Guthrie for all his help getting these scores and recaps. Much appreciated brother!! --