Sophomore Branson Angel spun six scoreless innings on the mound and struck out eight as the Terriers defeated Middleton at home on Saturday. Senior Brady Burgess was 3-for-4 with his first homer of the season, driving in three in the game; Dominic Reaves was 2-for-3, with a run and two RBI; and Caden Ross struck out a pair in his inning of relief.
M 000|000|0 – |0|2|2
H 002|013|x – |6|8|3
W – Angel (1-0); L – A. Williams (1-2).
2B – Bincarousky, Burse (H); HR – Burgess (H). Records – M (2-5); H (5-1).
East Bay 13
Spoto 0 – six innings
A two-run single from Kayleb Wright highlighted a five-run first for East Bay as the Indians won at Spoto. Andrew Pierce scattered three Spartans hits in four shutout innings, while striking out four, and Tate Gran finished off the win with two scoreless. For Spoto, Herbert Britton was 2-for-2.
EB 510|006|x – |13|5|2
S 000|000|x – |0|3|5
W – Pierce (1-0); L – Wink (0-1).
2B – Campos (EB). Records – EB (5-2); S (1-7).
Tampa Bay Tech 1
Dragons senior’s Yaidel (two doubles, three RBI) and Yadiel Perez (two RBI, stolen base) sparked Jefferson’s offense to a big win in a rain-shortened game at home against Tampa Bay Tech. Senior Jaiden Duarte was 2-for-2 with a triple, RBI and scored twice, while sophomore Jayden Vazquez struck out three to earn his first win of the season. Freshman Sadarian Austin had an RBI double for the Titans.
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TBT 000|10x|x – |1|2|1
J 141|4xx|x – |10|9|2
W – Vasquez (1-0); L – Jones (2-2).
2B – Austin (TBT); Cruz, Yaid. Perez 2 (J); 3B – Durate (J). Records – TBT (2-5); J (2-1).
Cole Russo’s second home run of the season, a line drive over the wall in right, put Jesuit up early and an RBI single from BJ Graham (also scored on Russo’s dinger) proved the difference maker on offense as the Tigers avenged its first loss of the season to Venice, switching the scoreboard from Friday with a 3-2 win. Jamie Arnold earned his first win of the season with 4 1/3 innings of relief, allowing just one hit, while striking out six.
V 011|000|0 – |2|4|1
J 200|010|x – |3|4|0
W – Arnold (1-0); L – Morgan.
3B – Whitney (V); HR – Russo (J). Records – V (4-4); J (5-1).
St. Petersburg 11
Carrollwood Day 5 – eight innings
Carrollwood Day’s DJ Pickett hit an inside the park home run and singled in another run in the loss.
SP 103|010|06 – |11|12|1
CDS 100|031|00 – |5|3|5
W – Blackett (2-0); L – Leonhardt.
2B – Joseph, Weaver (SP); 3B – Hislop, Weaver (SP); HR – Pickett (CDS). Records – SP (3-2); CDS (2-4).