Posts about Riverview High School: Baseball: 2012

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  • Softball: Alonso sophomore shakes batting slump at perfect time

    TAMPA — On a breezy night in Westchase, struggling Alonso sophomore Elly Pillers was clutch, and hitting coach Sherman Johnson was clairvoyant. Credit Johnson for calling the Pillers shot — a one-out single in the bottom of the seventh — that lifted the Ravens (5-0, 2-0) to a 3-2 triumph ...
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    Fri. Feb. 24, 2012 at 11:39 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • Jesuit's McCullers and Schultz, Alonso's Valdes and Riverview's Drawdy named Louisville Slugger All-Americans

    Four area baseball players have been named to the Louisville Slugger preseason All-America team, which was released Wednesday. Jesuit P/SS Lance McCullers, a Florida signee with a 100-mph fastball who is  ranked fourth on MLB.com’s list of prospects for the June MLB first-year players draft, was a rirst-team selection in the ...
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    Fri. Feb. 24, 2012 at 10:25 a.m. | Laura Keeley

  • 5A region baseball: Durant rallies to dispatch rival Riverview

    RIVERVIEW — In a seesaw battle with four lead changes between fierce district rivals, Durant had the last rally for a 6-4 win over Riverview in Friday’s Class 5A region semifinal. Following a two-game split in the regular season, the Sharks defeated the Cougars with a late rally in the ...
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    Fri. May 06, 2011 at 10:34 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • 5A region baseball: Riverview keeps riding momentum from districts

    RIVERVIEW — Riverview wasn’t even supposed to be here. Fresh off an unlikely Class 5A, District 8 district title, the Sharks kept their win streak alive Tuesday, beating Forest Ocala 8-7 in the Class 5A region quarterfinals. “Once we got the first win, we were going to be unbeatable,” Sharks ...
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    Tue. May 03, 2011 at 11:38 p.m. | Kelly Price

  • Region baseball: No quit in this surprising Riverview team

    Moments after Riverview clinched the Class 5A, District 8 title Thursday, Spencer Andrews raced to the fence with teammates in tow and raised the trophy to the cheers of exuberant Sharks fans. They all will get another chance to celebrate Tuesday night at 7 when Riverview hosts Ocala Forest in ...
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    Mon. May 02, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • 5A-8 district baseball: Riverview keeps surprising

    GIBSONTON — Underdog Riverview completed its impressive run to the Class 5A, District 8 championship Thursday with a late-inning rally for a 6-1 win over second-ranked Durant. The Sharks opened the tournament with an extra-inning comeback win over Saladino champion Newsome and beat top-seeded Plant City 3-0 behind Dylan Drawdy’s ...
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    Fri. April 29, 2011 at 12:08 a.m. | Steve Lee

  • 5A-8 district baseball: Riverview's Drawdy throws no-hitter; Durant gets by TBT

    GIBSONTON — Riverview (18-8) advanced to the district final after junior Dylan Drawdy pitched a no-hitter against top-seeded Plant City (17-7) for a 3-0 win. Going into the final inning, Drawdy was unaware that his no-hitter was intact. What he thought was a hit in the bottom of the fourth ...
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    Wed. April 27, 2011 at 12:34 a.m. | David Rice

  • Baseball: Riverview win cools off Newsome, complicates district race

    RIVERVIEW — Riverview played host to a hot Newsome team that has won eight of its past nine. And the race in Class 5A-8 got even tighter as the Sharks beat the Wolves 12-4 Friday night in a key district matchup — leaving Riverview, Newsome, Durant and Armwood tied with ...
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    Fri. April 08, 2011 at 8:52 p.m. | Patti McDonald

  • Saladino Tournament: Day 3 roundup from Riverview

    At Riverview Scores Wharton 5, Durant 0 Hillsborough 11, Lennard 1 (five innings) Plant 9, Leto 8 Riverview 4, Armwood 3 Hitters of the day: Wharton leadoff batter Zach Gawrych went 2-for-4 with a double … Hillsborough's Daniel Dominguez finished 2-for-3 with two RBIs, a stolen base and a run ...
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    Tue. April 13, 2010 at 6:16 p.m. | Times Correspondent

  • Saladino Tournament: Day 2 roundup from Riverview

    At Riverview Scores Hillsborough 4, Durant 1 Wharton 11, Lennard 0 (5 innings) Plant 8, Armwood 1 Leto 9, Riverview 3 Hitters of the day: Plant senior Dylan Henderson (2-for-4) produced the winning RBIs against Armwood with a fifth-inning two-run double. …Leto seniors Juan Fontela and Nick Gonzalez combined for ...
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    Mon. April 12, 2010 at 8:16 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • Saladino Tournament: Day 1 roundup from Riverview

    At Riverview Scores Hillsborough 8, Wharton 7 Plant 8, Riverview 7 (10) Durant 4, Lennard 1 Armwood 5, Leto 3 Pitchers of the day: Durant freshman Chavez Fowler started against Lennard and struck out six batters in six innings for his first career victory … Armwood's Josh Spano gave up ...
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    Sat. April 10, 2010 at 7:43 p.m. | Times Correspondent

  • Hillsborough County top teams, baseball leaders

    Baseball Super 7 1. Jesuit (19-1): Won 18 straight, hasn’t allowed more than three runs in past 11 and won first two games of the Jesuit Easter Tournament by a combined 19-1 score.2. Gaither (14-2): Won 11 straight and are dominating opponents with a lethal lineup that’s running on all ...
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    Thu. April 08, 2010 at 12:55 p.m. | Eduardo A. Encina

  • Hillsborough County baseball leaders, top teams

    Times’ Super 71. Tampa Catholic (9-1): Patchwork pitching carries the Crusaders, who have a 0.90 staff ERA and have won eight in a row. TC can prove a lot in next week’s Dunedin Tournament.2. Brandon (12-2): Ask the Eagles seniors and they’ll say their six-game win streak feels a little ...
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    Thu. March 25, 2010 at 1:41 p.m. | Eduardo A. Encina

  • Hillsborough County baseball leaders

    Times’ Super 71. Alonso (6-2): Yes, the Ravens have two early losses, but we still believe they’re the county’s best.2. Jesuit (6-1): Early win over Steinbrenner proved Tigers will get few challenges in Class 4A-9. Is that good or bad for postseason run?3. Brandon (6-2): Freedom loss was disappointing, but ...
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    Thu. March 11, 2010 at 3:06 p.m. | Eduardo A. Encina

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