|Seffner Christian senior Jackson Shelton was 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles, three RBI in the Crusaders win over Fort Myers Evangelical Christian on Saturday. (813Preps file photo)|
Seffner Christian capped a three-game trip to Fort Myers with an 8-5, eight-inning victory over Evangelical Christian Saturday afternoon.
The Crusaders went 2-1 on the trip, defeating Gateway Charter on Thursday and dropping a close 3-2 game against Southwest Florida Christian.
On Saturday, Seffner Christian (7-8) saw Evangelical answer lead changes three times, before senior Jackson Shelton drove in a pair on an RBI double in the eighth, and the Crusaders added a third run on an error to seal the win.
|Crusaders sophomore Andrew Ura went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI in the win over Evangelical. (813Preps file photo)|
Seffner Christian returns home and will host Carrollwood Day in district play on Tuesday, and travel to district opponent Bishop McLaughlin on Thursday. The Crusaders are currently 3-1 in Class 3A-District 4 action on the season.
Seffner Christian 8, Evangelical Christian 5 – eight innings
SC 010 200 23 — | 8 | 13 | 3
EC 001 200 20 — | 5 | 7 | 1
W – Loomis (1-0). L – Joyce (0-1). 2B – Shelton 2, Ura (SC); Landi (EC). 3B – Tomasello (SC). Records – SC 7-8; EC 6-11.