SLAM 3, Largo 1

SLAM sophomore Zack Walker delivered a gem going five innings and striking out four, after allowing an unearned run in the first as the Spartans defeated Largo at home. Leadoff Andrew Bunner hit a single and scored a run in the third and added a solo homer for Slam in the fifth inning.

L 100|000|0 – |1|4|1
S 002|010|x – |3|5|3
W – Walker
2B – Jones (L); HR – Bunner (S). Records – L (2-6); S (5-4).

⚾ Saladino Gold Division ⚾

Semifinal Schedule for Wednesday

Newsome at Jesuit, 7pm
Alonso v Sickles, at Jefferson, 8pm

⚾ Pool A at Lennard 

#5 Plant 2, Tampa Catholic 1

A pitcher’s duel in Ruskin saw Plant’s Garrett Hill toss a complete-game as the Panthers answered a second inning run from Tampa Catholic with a pair of runs on two Crusaders errors. The run against Hill was also unearned as the junior worked around six hits and no walks, striking out a pair. For TC, Roman Corinti pitched five innings, also striking out two, while giving up two hits.

T 010|000|0 – |1|6|4
P 020|000|0 – |2|3|2
W – Hill ; L – Corinti
Records – T (5-4); P (5-3).


Lennard 9, #8 Alonso 7

Logan Covey led off the home-sixth with a double and scored on a balk, before Lennard padded its late lead with an RBI single from Joseph Rivera. Alex Brazer hit a three-run homer and Mattie Counts scored twice in the Longhorns win. Christopher Morgan had two hits, scored twice and drove in a run for the Ravens, BJ Rivera and Jaden Nazar each doubled and drove in a run in the loss. The Ravens hold the head-to-head tie-breaker over the other 2-1 Pool A team, Plant, and advance to Wednesday’s Gold Division semifinal facing Sickles at Strawberry Crest at 7pm.

A 300|202|0 – |7|7|3
L 303|102|x – |9|6|4
W – Covey; L – Munoz
2B – Rivera, Nazar (A); Covey (L); HR – Brazer (L). Records – A (6-3); L (6-3).

⚾ Pool B at Jefferson 

#2 Sickles 3, Robinson 2

Robinson gave Sickles all it could handle, but the Gryphons got going in the sixth as Hayden Yost tripled in a run, scored on a Thomas Bly ground ball, a took the lead on an RBI single from Justin AllenBrady Capps drove in a run for the Knights, and Russell Sandefer pitched a complete game, striking out four.

R 010|001|0 – |2|5|4
S 000|003|x – |3|4|0
W – Nelson (1-0); L – Sandefer; S – Cartaya (1)
3B – H. Yost (S). Records – R (2-5); S (7-1).

⚾ Pool B ⚾

#6 Durant 4, #3 Jefferson 3 (9)

Durant loaded the bases in the ninth inning and earned the win on four base-on-balls. Preston Rodgers pitched six innings, striking out nine in a no decision, before Lonnie Coburn pitched three scoreless innings to earn the win with four strikeouts and just one hit allowed. Jefferson’s Cam Mallo drove in a pair, and Alliuq Troupe and Joseph Fritz had a hit and run apiece. Mikey Marroquin struck out four in seven innings of work, allowing three runs (one earned) on three hits.

J 100|020|000 – |3|3|3
D 011|000|101 – |4|3|3
W – Coburn (1-0); L – Aguilar
2B – Fritz, Troupe (J). Records – J (6-3); D (6-2).

⚾ Pool C at Strawberry Crest 

Newsome 6, #4 Bloomingdale 3 (8)

Read about Evan Dempsey’s walk-off grand slam by clicking here.

B 002|000|01 – |3|6|3
N 100|010|04 – |6|4|2
W – Marrero; L – Williams
2B – Hinson 2 (B); Spitzer (N); HR – Dempsey (N). Records – B (7-2); N (4-4).

⚾ Pool C ⚾

Strawberry Crest 14, Steinbrenner 4 (6)

Chargers win big against Steinbrenner, click here to read about it.

S   200|020|x – |4|3|5
SC 344|201|x – |14|11|1
W – Vickers (1-0); L – Liss (1-2)
2B – Vasquez 2, Redner, Philpott, Ar, Nimmala (SC); 3B – Ak. Nimmala (SC); HR – Stephens (S). Records – S (5-3); SC (7-3).

⚾ Pool D at Jesuit ⚾

Wharton 15, Plant City 7

W 301|063|2 – |15|10|0
P  230|200|0 – |7|8|3
W – Logan; L – Rollyson
2B – Meadows, Garriga (W); Gonzalez, Longoria (P); 3B – Meadows (W). Records – W (3-5); P (3-6).

⚾ Pool D ⚾

#1 Jesuit 5, Gaither 2

Jesuit put up a five run second inning to dispatch Gaither and finish pool play 3-0, advancing to Wednesday’s Gold Division semifinal where the Tigers will host Newsome at 7pm. Jacob Lozano, DJ Pirela, and Josh Hines each singled in runs, Wes Mendes had an RBI double, and Jake Kulikowski rounded out the big inning with an RBI sac fly. Vince Decarlo had two doubles in the win, Brooks Chamberlain picked up his third win pitching five innings, allowing one run and striking out four, Ryan Thompson struck out four in 1 1/3 innings, allowing one run on one hit, and Derek Westfall finished off the win to earn his third save. Scout Simpson and Nico Lopez each singled and drove in a run for Gaither, and Steven Rojas tossed a complete game, striking out five in the loss.

G 001|000|1 – |2|5|1
J  050|000|x – |5|9|1
W – Chamberlain (3-0); L – Rojas (1-3); S – Westfall (3)
2B – Decarlo 2, Mendes (J). Records – G (5-4); J (10-0).

⚾ Silver Division ⚾

Silver Division Championship

Riverview at Leto, 7pm (pregame coin toss for home team)

Consolation Game Schedule
At Sumner
EB v Freedom, 4p
Sumner v King, 7p
At Leto
Seffner v Hillsborough, 4p

⚾ Pool A at Sumner ⚾

Seffner Christian 13, East Bay 0 (6)

S 301|225|x – |13|11|2
E 000|000|x – |0|3|0
W – Bast; L – Kinney
2B – Koenck, Patten (S); Beauford (E). Records – S (5-3); E (1-6).

⚾ Pool A ⚾

Riverview 6, Sumner 3

Sebastian Rojas singled and scored the deciding run in the sixth inning as the Sharks scored four in the late inning to defeat Sumner. Adrian Rolon was 2-for-4 with two RBI, and Anthony Lara went 2-for-2, driving in two in the win. Anthony Jacquez went five innings to earn the win. Sebastian Peralta went 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Stingrays, and Manny Ramos also had two hits and an RBI.

R 020|004|0 – |6|9|3
S 020|100|0 – |3|8|2
W – Jacquez; L – DeJesus
2B – Lara (R); Rodriguez (S). Records – R (4-4); S (6-3).

⚾ Pool B from Leto ⚾

King 10Hillsborough 8

Nico Brown went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBI, and also earned the win on the mound for King.

H 011|103|2 – |8|9|5
K 411|004|x – |10|6|5
W – Brown; L – Davis
2B – Arbolaez, Cande, Arroyo (H); Brown (K). Records – K (2-6); H (4-5).


Leto 2, Freedom 0

The Falcons got a first-inning run, and that was all that two pitchers needed to pick up a win against the Patriots. Arley Duran tossed six innings, and struck out five, yielding just a single hit and two walks earning the win; Angel Arroyo earned the save with a clean seventh inning, striking out one.

F 000|000|0 – |0|1|2
L 100|010|x – |2|5|0
W – Duran; L – Hand; S – Arroyo
Records – F (1-6); L (3-6).

⚾ Bronze Division at Brandon ⚾

Armwood 15, Middleton 0 (4)

Armwood freshman Rhys Brush went 4-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and three RBI, while Antonio Rodriguez was 3-for-4 with four RBI and scored twice. Armwood advances to the Bronze Division championship against Spoto tomorrow at 4pm, from Brandon.

M 000|0xx|x – |0|3|1
A 233|7xx|x – |15|15|0
W – Leever; L – Philmon
2B – Brush, Villanueva (A). Records – M (0-8); A (6-2).


Chamberlain 15, Tampa Bay Tech 7

Chamberlain piled up the runs as Joshua Torres (four runs) and Yadiel Garcia (two RBI, run) each had a pair of hits, and Eyxsen Herrera doubled, drove in a pair and picked up a three-inning save for the Storm with four strikeouts. For TBT, Tyler Shultz went 2-for-3 with a double and RBI, and Mathew Rojas doubled and drove in a run.

T 012|300|1 – |7|8|4
C 333|042|x – |15|8|1
W – Bourdon; L – Jones; S – Herrera
2B – Rojas (T); Y. Garcia (C). Records – T (1-6); C (5-3).


Spoto 18, Brandon 0 (3)

Spoto scored 11 runs in the second and never let up, winning in three innings against Brandon. Senior Chase Wink wen 2-for-3 with four RBI, freshman Anthony Alicea was 2-for-3 with three RBI and three runs, and Peyton Nisy earned the win with a strikeout in two innings, and also doubled, drove in two and scored twice.

S 0(11)7|xxx|x – |18|10|0
B 000|xxx|x – |0|4|6
W – Nisy; L – Hansen
2B – Nisy (S). Records – S (6-3); B (1-7).

⚾ FL League HS Invitational ⚾

Orlando Timber Creek 11, Tampa Prep 1

TC 311|204|x – |11|7|2
TP 001|000|x – |1|2|6
W – McDowell; L – Brown
2B – Buffaloe, Mendoza (TC); Sheffield (TP). Records – TP (3-6); TC (4-3).

⚾ Space Coast High School Classic ⚾

Maitland Orangewood Christian 7, Carrollwood Day 2

O 001|020|4 – |7|12|2
C 000|002|0 – |2|7|0
W – Waring; L – Rameau
2B – Waring,Earle (O); Dickey (C); 3B – Sanchez (O); HR – Irizarry (O). Records – O (8-1); C (6-3).