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District Preview: Class 8A-District 6

We wrap up our 813 District Preview countdown with Class 8A-District 6.
Teams: Bloomingdale, Durant, East Bay, Plant City, Riverview
Last season’s district champion: Riverview (21-6)
A senior-heavy Riverview led by MLB third-round draft pick Freddy Tarnok (Atlanta Braves) and Tyler Salomon won the district title defeating Bloomingdale 4-3. The Sharks’ season ended the next week in a region quarterfinal loss to Steinbrenner. Read about the district final by clicking here.

Riverview Coach Bill Leiby has a very young team this season with just one senior on the roster, but has some experienced leadership in OF/1B Dillon Besnier (USF commit; .326), IF/RHP Reagan Jorgensen (2-1, 0.50 ERA over 14 innings in ’17) and RHP/OF Ty Correa.

Bloomingdale Despite having to replace nine, 2017 seniors the Bulls returners should step up and look to improve on last year’s 14-12 season, which ended with a region quarterfinal loss to Plant.
Leading the way is junior CF Bryce Hazzard (.300, 19 runs,…

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