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Wed. March 7, 2012 | Joey Knight | Email

HomeTeam Hotshots
Standout performances from Tuesday night

Ryan Valdes, Alonso: The Florida State commit hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth to put Alonso ahead and came on in the seventh to earn the save in the Ravens’ 6-5, come-from-behind victory over Sickles

Madison Gonzalez, Chamberlain: The Chiefs senior had the winning hit, a two-out blast to left-center, in a nine-inning, 3-2 win against Jefferson

Zach Hessinger, Cambridge Christian: The diminutive lefty pitched six shutout innings and hit one of the Lancers’ two homers (Nick Eicholtz had the other) in a 4-0 win against Bradenton Christian

Ryan Jones, Jefferson: The lanky Dragons junior went 3-for-3 with five RBIs, including his first varsity home run, in a 16-4 romp of Chamberlain. Senior teammate Jacob Lopez went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs.

Izzy Ordorica, Plant: The sophomore hit her second home run of the season in the Panthers’ 8-2 victory at Gaither

Jessica Warren, Alonso: The sophomore shortstop’s bases-loaded double to the leftfield corner in the seventh clinched a 2-1 victory against Sickles. Honorable mention goes to Ravens starter Erika Shick, who tossed a two-hitter.

Number of the night
4 Doubles collected by Plant’s baseball team in its 6-4 win against Gaither. Nick Ramos, Pete Alonso, Kyle Tucker and Terrance Jenkins accounted for the shots

“I didn’t know what I was going to get today, to be honest. I was happy to get (five), I didn’t really even think I was going to get that.”
Chamberlain softball coach Bobby Diez on starter Rachel Dwyer, who fanned eight Jefferson batters in five innings 24 hours after throwing 123 pitches in a win at Wiregrass Ranch

Compiled by staff writers Joey Knight and Laura Keeley.


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