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Fri. April 22, 2011 | Don Jensen

TAMPA — Jackie Moreda and Sidney Brown used the same word to describe the difference in Academy of the Holy Names’ 7-2 victory over Tampa Catholic on Thursday night for the Class 3A, District 10 championship.

Focus.

Moreda, a junior first baseman, snapped a 2-all tie with a run-scoring single to spark a five-run fifth. And Brown, a freshman right-hander, threw a five-hit complete game as the top-seeded Jaguars (13-7) avenged last year’s 4-0 loss to the second-seeded Crusaders (14-5) in the district semifinals.

Moreda’s second single and RBI of the game came after Tampa Catholic pitcher Tory Bohanan (8-2) relieved starter Amber Hay to start the fifth.

“It was just focus,” Moreda said. “We had a lot more confidence against Tory, because the last game we hit her really well.”

AHN coach Don Barron said Tampa Catholic used the same pitching rotation as the previous meeting, a 16-5 AHN win.

“It surprised me only that I thought they were going to go opposite (with Bohanan starting),” he said.

Bohanan faced 10 batters in the fifth, allowing five singles and a walk. Brown (7-0) had 11 strikeouts. She threw 68 of 87 pitches for strikes, including first-pitch strikes to 19 of 26 Crusaders.

“I was very focused,” Brown said. “It’s a strategy for all pitchers to get ahead (in the count). After that, you have the control and can throw what you want to get them off-balance.”

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