Seffner Christian 5, Bradenton St. Stephens 1
Saint Stephens 1
— SCA Baseball (@SadersBaseball) March 13, 2020
Seffner Christian stayed hot, winning its eighth straight as Seth Roberts drove in a pair in the fourth and added an RBI triple in the sixth to lead the Crusaders to a home win. Joey Jensen worked 3 2/3 innings to earn the win, and Tommy Turkett finished things off with 3 1/3 innings of shutout baseball striking out four and not allowing a hit or issuing a walk. Ben Cheek doubled and scored a run for the Crusaders in the win.
SS 001|000|0 – |1|1|0
SCA 000|203|x – |5|5|0
W – Jensen (3-0); L – Sevin; S – Turkett (1)
2B – Cheek (SCA); 3B – Roberts (SCA). Records – SS (2-5); SCA (8-1).
Berkeley Prep 15, Norfolk (Va.) Christian 5 – five innings
𝘽𝙄𝙂 𝙁𝙍𝙄𝘿𝘼𝙔 𝙒𝙄𝙉 𝙁𝙊𝙍 𝙏𝙃𝙀 𝘽𝙐𝘾𝙎
— Berkeley Prep Baseball (@BPBucBaseball) March 13, 2020
Berkeley Prep hung a nine-run inning in the first and never looked back, remaining undefeated in a mercy-rule win over visiting Norforlk Christian. Freshman Cade Kurland tripled and drove in three in the win, while Alex Haire, Davis Childers and Andrew DiMisa drove in a pair of runs. On the mound, senior Ian Brown earned his second win tossing three shutout innings and striking out five.
NC 000|50x|x – |5|3|3
BP 931|2xx|x – |15|9|0
W – Brown (2-0); L – Short.
2B – Silve (NC); Samson, Bruno (BP); 3B – Kurland (BP). Records – NC (3-1); BP (11-0).
Tampa Catholic 9, Jacksonville Providence 7
Ryan Valenti’s home run in the top of the seventh put the Crusaders ahead in Game 1 of a double header and Tampa Catholic held on for a win. Valenti added an RBI triple in the game as well. John Batteese was 3-for-4 with a double, RBI and run scored for the Crusaders, and Dominic Lefler picked up the win in relief with five strikeouts.
TC 002|111|4 – |9|8|2
P 010|310|2 – |7|9|6
W – Lefler; L – Evans; S – Goodwin (1)
2B – Batteese (TC); Griffin, Hale (P); 3B – Valenti (TC); HR – Valenti (TC); Gonzalez (P). Records – TC (1-7); P (7-4).
Tampa Catholic 15, Providence 3
Crusaders senior Kian Knutson was 3-for-5 with a pair of home runs and five RBI as the Crusaders completed a double-header sweep at Providence. Chris Caruso doubled twice and drove in three, Tyler Whitfield was 2-for-4 with a run and RBI, and MJ Bundick doubled and drove in a run.
TC 005|200|8 – |15|12|4
P 300|000|0 – |3|3|1
W – Lazaea; L – Ortman; S – Calvo (1)
2B – Bundick, Caruso 2 (TC); HR – Knutson 2 (TC). Records – TC (2-7); P (7-5).