Hillsborough Co. District Baseball Round-Up 5/1/18


Plant junior Gabe Rincones celebrates his third-inning solo home run as the Panthers topped Steinbrenner, 7-2 in the Class 8A-District 5 semifinals. 
Hillsborough Co. District Baseball Round-Up 5/1/18

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Class 9A-District 8
Palm Harbor 12, Newsome 2 (five innings)

PHU 015 06x x — | 12 | 15 | 0
New 200 00x x — | 2 | 7 | 3

W – Ferris. 2B – Mink 2, Laheney (PHU). Records – PHU 12-13; N 16-7.

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Alonso 9, Sarasota Riverview 0

Alonso senior Franco Aleman worked six shutout innings, striking out 12 and allowing just three hits to advance Alonso to the district final on Thursday. Senior Nick Gonzalez went 3-for-4 with a triple, three runs scored and an RBI, Gabe Montagna hit a home run in the win, and Joseph Villalta had three hits and an RBI in the win.

R 000 000 0 — | 0 | 3 | 2
A 204 210 x — | 9 | 13 | 1

W – Aleman (9-1). L – Wilmer. 2B – Patten (R). 3B – N. Gonzalez (A). HR - Montagna (A). Records – R 15-11; A 14-12.

Class 8A-District 4 

Wharton 4, Freedom 0

Brian Baughman tossed a complete-game two-hitter with 10 strikeouts to lead the Wildcats to a semifinal win over Freedom. Senior Leo Alfonzo had a pair of hits, while Duncan Pastore, Steven Hotinski, Ricky Villoria, Dylan McDonald and Zach Ehrhard had RBI in the win.

F 000 000 0 — | 0 | 2 | 0
W 110 002 x — | 4 | 8 | 0

W – Baughman (5-2). L – Leroy. Records – F 6-16; W 16-7.

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Strawberry Crest 5, Wiregrass Ranch 4

Records – WR 8-12; SC 15-8.


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Class 8A-District 5

Plant 7, Steinbrenner 2
For our extended coverage on this game, click here.

S 010 010 0 — | 2 | 11 | 2
P 112 300 x — | 7 | 13 | 1

W – Fagler (5-3). L – Richter. 2B – O'Rorke, Lala (S); Haydak (P). HR – Scott, Rincones (P). Records – S 13-11; P 21-4.

Class 8A-District 6

Riverview 5, Plant City 2
For a round-up of this game, check out the bottom of our story from Durant, by clicking here. 

R 000 023 0 — | 5 | 11 | 0
PC 000 200 0 — | 2 | 3 | 3

W – Martinez. L – Messick. 2B – Migliarese (R); Eldridge (PC). HR – Besnier (R). Records – R 15-9; PC 16-7.

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Bloomingdale 3, Durant 0
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D 000 000 0 — | 0 | 3 | 1
B 200 001 x — | 3 | 8 | 0

W – Saladino (4-0). L – Byars. 2B – Merkle (B). Records – D 11-12; B 17-7.

Class 7A-District 8 

Hillsborough 8, Chamberlain 2 (quarterfinal game)

Terriers sophomore Trevor Jones earned the win on the mound, going the distance as Hillsborough advances to Wednesday's district semifinal with a win over Chamberlain. Junior Terence Doston went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI in the win, while senior Elijah West collected a pair of hits and an RBI, and freshman Kyle Bincarousky scored two and had an RBI. The Terriers also turned a triple play when first baseman Nate Gustafson caught a popped up bunt, rushed back to the bag for a second out and threw across the diamond for the third out. For Chamberlain, Greg Santana (RBI) and David Cornelio had doubles and DJ Johnson had a triple.

C 001 010 0 — | 2 | 8 | 0
H 000 503 x — | 8 | 7 | 1

W – Jones. L – Brito. 2B – Santana, Cornelio (C); Doston (H). 3B – D. Johnson (C). Records – C 1-23; H 7-16.

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Gaither 10, King 2 (semifinal)

Orlando Arevalo and Julian Lopez got Gaither going offensively in the first each driving in a run with singles and the Cowboys kept applying pressure to win its district semifinal game against King. Derek Crum provided the eventual deciding run with an RBI double in the fourth, and a bases clearing triple in the fifth. Senior Danny Gutcher was 3-for-4 scoring three times in the win and Arevalo drove in four for the Cowboys. Javier Deyan tossed six innings to earn the win with six strikeouts and allowing two unearned runs. King senior Addison Barger had a pair of hits and scored a run for the Lions and Keyon Floyd had an RBI sac fly.

G 200 150 2 — | 10 | 12 | 2
K 000 002 0 — | 2 | 5 | 2

W – Grause (3-4). L – Rose. 2B – Crum (G). 3B – Crum (G). Records – G 14-8; K 17-9.

Class 7A-District 9 

Braden River 5, Armwood 2

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Brandon 5, Lennard 3 
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Records – L 11-12; B 11-12.

Class 6A-District 8 

Jesuit 9, Spoto 0

Jesuit sophomore Alex Bryant was outstanding tossing a no-hitter as the Tigers defeated Spoto in district semifinal play. Bryant struck out six and improved to 3-1 on the season.
"Alex was phenomenal today," Jesuit coach Miguel Menendez said. "He pounded the strike zone and got ahead all day long.To throw only 65 pitches for a seven-inning complete game is outstanding."
Jesuit's offense did all its work in support in the first inning scoring nine runs, led by seniors Joel Brewer's two run single and McGuire Weaver's RBI single.

S 000 000 0 — | 0 | 0 | 2
J 900 000 0 — | 9 | 5 | 3

W – Bryant (3-1). L – Ariezaga. Records – S 4-17; J 17-9.

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Jefferson 7, Robinson 4 (nine innings)

Marc DeGusipe's two run triple and Jake Coleman's RBI single provided the heroics in the top of the ninth as the Dragons won an extra-inning battle with Robinson and setup a district final showdown with Jesuit on Thursday. Senior Robby Martin had three hits, a triple and scored twice, while also earning the win on the mound. For Robinson, Jack Castro's two-run double forced extra innings, and Adam Hadermota had an RBI single to tie the game again in the bottom of the eighth. Paul Jennewein was 2-for-2 with a run scored for the Knights.

J 020 001 013 — | 7 | 13 | 1
R 100 000 210 — | 4 | 9 | 0

W – Martin. L – Granese. S – DeGusipe. 2B – Castro (R). 3B – Mathis, Martin, DeGusipe (J). Records – J 0-0; R 0-0.

Class 4A- District 4 

Tampa Prep 2, Tampa Catholic 1


Records – TC 9-15; TP 13-12.

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Clearwater Central Catholic 6, Brooks-DeBartolo 0

Records – BD 6-18; CCC 16-8.

Class 3A-District 4

Lakeland Santa Fe 9, Cambridge Christian 3
Records – SF 21-6; CC 18-6.

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Carrollwood Day 2, Winter Haven All Saints 1 (eight innings)

Carrollwood Day senior Gabriel Partridge put in a great day's work, striking out nine in an eight-inning win on the mound. Senior Frank Furey drove in Rodrigo Montenegro to win the game in extra innings.

AL 010 000 00 — | 1 | 3 | 0
CDS 000 010 01 — | 2 | 8 | 0

W – Partridge (9-0). 2B – Montenegro (CDS). Records – AS 3-19; CDS 20-3.

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Lakeland Christian 8, Bell Creek 5

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Bishop McLaughlin 10, Seffner Christian 0 (six innings)

SC 000 000 x — | 0 | 4 | 0
BM 301 006 x — | 10 | 10 | 0

W – Gillespie. L – B. Turkett. 2B – Selby (BM). 3B – Tomasello (SC). HR - Koehler (HR). Records – SC 10-12; BM 19-6.

Upcoming District Schedule

Class 9A-District 8 at Alonso

Thursday: Championship - Palm Harbor vs Alonso, 7 p.m.

Class 8A-District 4 At Wharton 

Thursday: Strawberry Crest vs. Wharton Championship, 7 p.m.

Class 8A-District 5 At Sickles 

Wednesday: Championship – (2) Plant vs. (1) Sickles, 7 p.m.

Class 8A-District 6 at Durant
Thursday: Championship - Riverview vs. Bloomingdale, 7 p.m.

Class 7A-District 8 At Leto 

Wednesday: Hillsborough vs. (1) Leto, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Championship - Gaither vs. Hillsborough/Leto winner, 7 p.m.


Class 6A-District 8 at Jefferson

Thursday: Championship - (3) Jefferson vs. (1) Jesuit, 7 p.m.

Class 4A-District 4 At Berkeley Prep

Thursday: Tampa Prep vs. (1) Calvary Christian, 4 p.m.; CCC vs. (2) Berkeley Prep, 7 p.m.

Friday: Championship, 7 p.m.

Class 3A-District 4 at Carrollwood Day 

Thursday: Semifinals - Lakelan Chr vs. Bishop McLaughlin, 4 p.m. Santa Fe vs. Carrollwood Day, 7 p.m.

Friday: Championship (at CDS), 7 p.m.

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