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Saladino Tournament: Saturday Recaps

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At Brandon High

PLANT 6, EAST BAY 0

Plant got a pair of hits each from Matt Vaka and Max Wadsworth to top East Bay 6-0 in the Panthers’ opening-round game. Vaka led off the fourth with a double before Wadsworth drove him in with a single. Vaka scored three runs and Wadsworth and Ben Russ added RBI hits in the fifth. Zach Rose earned the win as four Plant pitchers combined on the shutout.

East Bay 000 000 0 — 0 3 1

Plant 010 230 x — 6 7 0

W— Rose (2-1). L— Schumaker (1-1). 2B – Bak, Vaka, Russ (P). Records— E 2-6; P 6-2.

KING 12, BROOKS-DEBARTOLO 0

King senior Donnell Taylor went 3-for-4 with a walk-off three-run homer as the Lions ended things after five innings. Taylor, who also keyed a six-run third inning with a single, had five RBIs in the win. Freshman pitcher Brian Lee struck out eight in a complete game for King, which improved to 10-0.

Brooks 000 00 — 0 4 0

King 126 03 — 12 12 0

W— Lee (2-0). L— Hopps. 2B — Lopez (K); HR – Taylor (K). Records— B 0-7; K 10-0.

STEINBRENNER 7, HILLSBOROUGH 6

Hillsborough 103 101 0 — 6 6 2

Steinbrenner 040 012 x — 7 8 4

W— Fatzinger (1-0). L— Figueredo (2-2). 2B— Vega, Figueredo (H); Lindsay, Timkee (S). 3B – Johnson (S). Records— H 6-2; S 7-1.

BRANDON 14, SPOTO 0

The Eagles cruised to a 14-0, five-inning win against Spoto in the nightcap at Brandon. Senior Jordan Feist, grandson of tournament founders Tony and Bertha Saladino, made his first career start as a pitcher, earning the win in two innings before Ryan Anderson and Drayden Williams worked relief innings as the Eagles held Spoto to only one hit. Alex Clark, Williams and Roy Linderman each had RBI doubles in the win.

Spoto 000 00 — 0 1 2

Brandon 193 0x — 14 10 3

W— Feist (1-0). L – Baxter (0-4). 2B – Wiliams, Linderman, Clark, Green (B). Records— S 1-7; B 6-3.

At Newsome High

GAITHER 3, LETO 1

Tyler Tyson pitched a complete game and allowed four hits in the win for the Cowboys. Tyson helped himself with a double.

Gaither 001 010 1 — 3 6 2

Leto 000 001 0 — 1 4 0

W— Tyson. L — Dieguez. 2B — Tyson, Oliva (G).

BLOOMINGDALE 13, TAMPA BAY TECH 3

Bloomingdale’s Conrado Skepple almost hit for the cycle, going 3-for-4 with a single, triple and grand slam. Skepple hit the grand slam in the fifth inning and finished with six RBIs.

T. Bay Tech 010 020 0 — 2 3 3

Blooming. 300 262 x — 13 11 2

W — Moore. L — Alba. 2B — Mote, Kelley (B). 3B — Skepple (B). HR — Thompson (T); Skepple (B).

JEFFERSON 7, NEWSOME 0

Alejandro Martinez hit a two-run home run and Justin Sainz pitched five shutout innings with five strikeouts, three walks and three hits allowed for Jefferson in the win.

Jefferson 030 400 0 — 7 8 0

Newsome 000 000 0 — 0 3 2

W – Sainz. L – Cross (1-1). 2B – Gonzalez, Maldonado (J). HR – Martinez (J). Records – N 4-5

DURANT 6, LENNARD 1

Lennard 100 000 0 – 1 4 2

Durant 000 600 x – 6 9 0

W- Baker (1-0). L – Tetrault. 2B – Heyer, Sims, Scolaro, Kelly (D).

At University of Tampa

RIVERVIEW 3, FREEDOM 2

Riverview junior Garrett Bye earned the complete-game victory, allowing only three hits, while striking out five and walking only two. The Sharks scored the winning run in the final inning on a walk, a sacrifice bunt and an error. Freedom took a 2-0 lead into the sixth before Riverview tied it by following a walk with three consecutive singles. Bye, who collected one of the singles, scored the tying run on a single by Chaston Gordon.

Freedom 002 000 0 — 2 3 1

Riverview 000 002 1 — 3 7 0

W - Bye (2-1). L - Morgan. 2B - Cowans, Grampietro (F). Records - F 1-7, R 4-5.

PLANT CITY 16, BLAKE 0

Plant City cruised in its opener, scoring 15 runs in the first three innings. Raiders third baseman Connor Slagill led the way by going 3-for-3 with a triple, five RBIs and three runs scored. Raiders second baseman Dalton Wingo also shined, going 2-for-2 with four runs scored. Plant City should also have plenty of fresh arms moving forward because it used five pitchers against the Yellow Jackets.

Blake 000 00 — 0 1 3

Plant City 465 1x — 16 8 0

W - Goodrich (2-0). L - Mitchell. 3B - Slagill (PC). Records - B 0-9, PC 6-4.

ALONSO 4, ARMWOOD 2

Alonso was opportunistic in Saturday’s Saladino opener, scoring one run each in the first and second innings and two more in the fifth. Alonso got its first score when leadoff hitter Brandt Burrows walked and came around on a passed ball and an error. In the second, leadoff Ravens hitter Jake Clark reached on an error and scored when Burrows singled him home. In the fifth, Ravens Jose Ciccarello and Ryan Mejia each rapped doubles that helped lead to the final two runs. Armwood threatened in the bottom of the seventh by loading the bases with no outs but managed only one run.

Armwood 000 010 1 — 2 10 2

Alonso 110 020 x — 4 8 2

W - Martin (2-0). L - Oliu (1-3). 2B - Ciccarello, Mejia (Al), Blake (Arm). Records - Arm 3-7. Al 9-1.

SICKLES 4, ROBINSON 2

Robinson 000 011 000 00 — 2 8 0

Sickles 100 001 000 02 — 4 11 0

W - Lewis. L - Ordorica. 2B - Bacon (S). 3B - Doherty (Ro). Records - R 5-4 , S 6-3.

At Chamberlain

STRAWBERRY CREST 9, MIDDLETON 0

Strawberry Crest junior Mark Moclair made the most of his three innings in the Chargers 9-0 win over Middleton, striking out all nine batters he faced. Alex Kachler had two hits and two RBI, while Flabio Garcia added three runs driven in on two hits. Senior Matt Collado chipped in with his glove making two diving plays for outs at second base.

Middleton 000 000 0 — 0 1 4

Straw. Crest 032 022 x — 9 10 0

W— Mar. Moclair (2-1). Records— M 0-7; S 5-3.

WHARTON 8, CHAMBERLAIN 4

Wharton 700 100 0 — 8 8 2

Chamberlain 310 000 0 — 4 5 1

W-Deluna (2-1). L-Quinones (0-1). 2B- Storts (W). Records-W 3-5; C 3-6.

Standings

Pool A: Steinbrenner 1-0, Brandon 1-0, Spoto 0-1, Hillsborough 0-1

Pool B: King 1-0, Plant 1-0, Brooks-DeBartolo 0-1, East Bay 0-1

Pool C: Durant 1-0, Jefferson 1-0, Newsome 0-1, Lennard 0-1

Pool D: Bloomingdale 1-0, Gaither 1-0, Leto 0-1, Tampa Bay Tech 0-1

Pool E: Plant City 1-0, Riverview 1-0, Freedom 0-1, Blake 0-1

Pool F: Sickles 1-0, Alonso 1-0, Armwood 0-1, Robinson 0-1

Pool G: Strawberry Crest 1-0, Wharton 1-0, Chamberlain 0-1, Middleton 0-1

Schedule

Monday At Brandon

King vs. East Bay, 10 a.m.

Brooks-DeBartolo vs. Plant, 1 p.m.

Steinbrenner vs. Spoto, 4 p.m.

Hillsborough vs. Brandon, 7 p.m.

At Newsome

Leto vs. TBT, 10 a.m.

Gaither vs. Bloomingdale, 1 p.m.

Jefferson vs. Lennard, 4 p.m.

Newsome vs. Durant, 7 p.m.

At Chamberlain

Wharton v. Middleton 1 p.m.

Chamberlain vs. Strawberry, 4 p.m.

At University of Tampa

Riverview vs. Blake, 10 a.m.

Freedom vs. Plant City, 1 p.m.

Sickles vs. Armwood, 4 p.m.

Robinson vs. Alonso, 7 p.m.

Tuesday At Brandon

East Bay vs. Brooks-DeBartolo, 10 a.m.

Plant vs. King, 1 p.m.

Spoto vs. Hillsborough, 4 p.m.

Brandon vs. Steinbrenner, 7 p.m.

At Newsome

TBT vs. Gaither, 10 a.m.

Bloomingdale vs. Leto, 1 p.m.

Durant vs. Jefferson, 4 p.m.

Lennard vs. Newsome, 7 p.m.

At Chamberlain

Strawberry Crest vs. Wharton, 1 p.m.

Middleton vs. Chamberlain, 4 p.m.

At University of Tampa

Blake vs. Freedom, 10 a.m.

Plant City vs. Riverview, 1 p.m.

Armwood vs. Robinson, 4 p.m.

Alonso vs. Sickles, 7 p.m.

Wednesday At Brandon

10 a.m. – Pool B winner vs. Pool D winner

1 p.m. – Wild card winner vs. Pool F winner

4 p.m. – Pool G winner vs. Pool E winner

7 p.m. – Pool C winner vs. Pool A winner

Thursday At Brandon

4 p.m. – Quarterfinal 2 winner vs. Quarterfinal 1 winner

7 p.m. – Quarterfinal 3 winner vs. Quarterfinal 4 winner

Friday

Championship game at Brandon, 7 p.m.

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