Jesuit 10, Osceola 3
Jesuit answered a first inning Osceola run scored when Eddie Daraphet (3-for-3, double) tripled to lead off the game, and was driven in on a single from Caiden O’Brien, with a three-spot in the bottom half highlighted by an RBI triple from Tyler Corish and the Tigers never looked back. Senior BJ Graham was 3-for-4, scoring twice and driving in a pair, Wade Woodaz hit a two-run home run, Bradke Lohry scored three runs and Wes Mendes another two. Dominic Castellano struck out seven, allowing one earned in four innings to pick up the win, and Kris Sosnowski worked the final three innings to pick up a save the long way.
O 100|010|1 – |3|8|1
J 320|320|x – |10|9|1
W – Castellano (1-0); L – Braun (0-1); S – Sosnowski (1)
2B – Daraphet (O); Graham, Lohry (J); 3B – Daraphet (O); Corish (J); HR – Woodaz (J). Records – O (1-1); J (2-0).
Tampa Bay Tech 7, Blake 1
Tampa Bay Tech sophomore Ethan Jones struck out 14 in five innings innings of work, allowing just one run off three hits, before Evan Mobley worked two innings, striking out five and earning the save as the Titans added three late runs to its victory in the final inning. On the other side, Tavian Woods got touched up a bit for six runs, but also produced for the Yellow Jackets with 10 strikeouts of his own. Jones and Mobley each added two RBI at the plate to the victory, while Alex Jackson was 3-for-3, with two doubles, two runs, and an RBI. For Blake, senior Jake Montgomery had two hits, including a double and his team’s RBI.
TBT 000|000|0 – |7|8|1
B 000|100|0 – |1|3|2
W – Jones (1-0); L – Woods (0-1); S – Mobley (1)
2B – Jackson 2 (TBT); Montgomery (B). Records – TBT (1-0); B (0-1).
Plant City 7, Riverview 3
Nice double against Plant City Adrian Rolon keep working hard. pic.twitter.com/W0CqFyv3NM
— Heri (@rolon111) February 18, 2021
Plant City poured on five late runs to rally and claim the win over visiting Riverview on Wednesday. Junior Colin Shultz hit his first home run of the season for the Raiders, with Anthony Grasso, Jace Stines and Kelein Johnson each doubling and driving in two apiece. Sophomore Preston Rogers picked up the win with three shutout innings of relief, striking out five and Carson Mohler closed the game with a scoreless frame and a pair of K’s. For the Sharks, senior Ronnie Brandon threw five innings, allowing two runs (one earned) and had seven strikeouts in a no-decision; Christian Tavares was 2-for-3 with a double run and stolen base, and Adrian Rolon also had a pair of hits and a double.
— Colin Shultz (@c_shultz_11) February 18, 2021
Plant City started out hot, chilled a bit, and then their bats got super hot.?Carson closed it out on the bump, 3 up 3 DOWN. PC wins 7-3. @CarsonMohler @813Preps.@PlantCityFB @StephenGarcia pic.twitter.com/wu6nhivWU2
— Cyndi Mohler (@cyndimohler) February 18, 2021
R 003|000|0 – |3|7|3
PC 200|005|x – |7|11|0
W – Rogers (1-0); L – Kochera (0-1).
2B – Lopes, Tavares, Rolon (R); Grasso, Stines, Johnson (PC); HR – Shultz (PZ); xxxxx (x). Records – R (0-1); PC (1-0).
Hillsborough 10, Chamberlain 0 – six innings
— Cameron Mallo (@MalloCameron) February 18, 2021
Terriers freshman Cam Mallo had a double, a triple, an RBI and scored one as Hillsborough topped Chamberlain on the road. Sal Urso Jr. had a two-hit game, with a double and three RBI, and added four strikeouts in two innings of relief. Senior Brady Burgess struck out eight across four no-hit innings on the mound to earn the win, and chipped in an RBI double on offense. Chamberlain’s Adrian Vega was 1-for-2 with a walk, and Joshua Torres stole a base.
H 321|211|x – |10|10|1
C 000|000|0 – |0|1|10
W – Burgess (1-0); L – Wise (0-1).
2B – Reeves, Mallo, Burgess, Gorgei, Urso (H); 3B – Mallo (H). Records – H (0-0); C (0-0).