Posts about Shorecrest Preparatory School: Baseball: 2012

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  • Times' All-Suncoast baseball team

    Player of the YearZack Powers, Sr., ArmwoodPitcher of the YearDaniel Gibson, Sr., JesuitAfter leading their respective teams deep into the postseason, Gibson and Powers could be roommates in the next few months. No word yet on who gets the top bunk, but if both decide to turn their back on ...
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    Fri. June 11, 2010 at 11:18 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Class 2A state baseball: Westminster Christian tops Shorecrest 6-0 to claim title

    photo gallery PORT ST. LUCIE — It was not that Shorecrest was bad in Tuesday's Class 2A state championship game. It was just that Miami Westminster Christian was so good. The Warriors, the defending 2A state champions, had more power, more big-time experience and more of most other good things. ...
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    Tue. May 25, 2010 at 9:26 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Live blog: Westminster Christian 6, Shorecrest 0

    Shorecrest, which hadn't made the state tournament since 1991, is now one game from a state title. The Chargers will play Miami powerhouse Westminister Christian, who knocked off Orangewood Christian 13-5 in the semifinals, in Tuesday's Class 2A final. Shorecrest beat Westminister back in 1989 for a state title. Bob ...
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    Mon. May 24, 2010 at 11:16 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Westminster beats Orangewood, faces Shorecrest in 2A final

    Shorecrest will face Miami Westminster Christian in Tuesday's Class 2A state baseball championship game. Westminster beat Orangewood Christian 13-5 in Monday's other semifinal. Through three innings, Westminster trailed 4-0 and did not have a hit. Then came the fourth inning when Westminster expoloded for nine runs. David Thompson got things ...
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    Mon. May 24, 2010 at 8:33 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • 2A state baseball: Shorecrest takes small-ball approach, beats Jay 5-3 in semifinals

    photo gallery PORT ST. LUCIE — Shorecrest is the epitome of a small-ball team. The Chargers score runs by doing the little things — bunting, stealing, hitting-and-running, advancing runners with productive outs — that contribute to the manufacturing of runs as opposed to mashing them. So it was with great ...
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    Mon. May 24, 2010 at 4:12 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Live blog: Shorecrest 5, Jay 3

    Shorecrest (22-8), which hasn't made the state final four since 1991, faces Jay in Monday's Class 2A state semifinals. The Chargers, the lone team from Pinellas County to make the final four, will kick off Monday's state action, playing the first game of the day at 10 a.m. Staff writer ...
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    Sun. May 23, 2010 at 9:54 a.m. | Times Staff

  • With his successful stint at Shorecrest, retirement's not in the cards for coach Don Reed

    ST. PETERSBURG — Don Reed was playing in the half-century softball league in 1999 when a teammate mentioned there was an opening to become the head baseball coach at Shorecrest Preparatory School. Reed certainly did not need the job. He had just finished his 13th season managing in the prestigious ...
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    Thu. May 20, 2010 at 4:29 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Bottom of the order takes charge for Shorecrest

    ST. PETERSBURG — Shorecrest has made it to the Class 2A state tournament with an offense that relies on smart hitting. Some of that comes from the heart of the Chargers’ order. John Rothwell is a reliable leadoff guy who can spray hits all over the field. Others at the ...
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    Tue. May 18, 2010 at 7:20 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • 2A baseball: After almost 20 years, Shorecrest gets back to state

    photo gallery SHADY HILLS — There were times when Marc Brakeman was off his game. The Shorecrest sophomore allowed five hits, including a double. He walked one batter. He almost hit another. But when the Chargers needed Brakeman to make a big pitch, he would reach back and throw one ...
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    Fri. May 14, 2010 at 9:00 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Region baseball: Shorecrest counts on its dual threat

    ST. PETERSBURG — On certain days, Marc Brakeman takes center stage as one of Shorecrest's starting pitchers.Most days, though, he works behind the scenes as the Chargers' starting catcher.Brakeman has done plenty of winning in his years with Shorecrest, whether he has been on the mound or behind the plate. ...
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    Tue. May 11, 2010 at 7:28 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • 2A baseball: Shorecrest survives Northside Christian's late rally

    ST. PETERSBURG — What looked like a blowout victory for Shorecrest after six innings in Friday's Class 2A region semifinal quickly became a roller-coaster ride. The Chargers led 8-0 in the top of the seventh when starter Marc Brakeman gave way to Tyler Larson. Fourteen batters, two home runs and ...
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    Fri. May 07, 2010 at 6:18 p.m. | Jacob Stewart

  • 2A baseball: Shorecrest ace shuts down Evangelical Christian

    Class 2A Chargers senior comes through on the mound ST. PETERSBURG — Tyler Larson threw his fourth complete-game shutout of the season to lead Shorecrest to a 4-0 win over Evangelical Christian in the Class 2A region semis Tuesday. The lone senior on a roster full of sophomores and freshmen ...
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    Tue. May 04, 2010 at 8:08 p.m. | Times Correspondent

  • 2A-11 baseball: Shorecrest's dedication pays off in final

    ST. PETERSBURG — A year ago, Shorecrest lost in the first round of district play. That precipitated a coming together of each player who would return this season, which was everyone, for almost daily workouts in the weight room or the baseball field in the offseason. The result? A whipped-cream ...
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    Thu. April 29, 2010 at 8:45 p.m. | Times Correspondent

  • 2A-11 baseball: Shorecrest, Northside Christian advance to final

    ST. PETERSBURG — At his best, Tyler Larson throws three pitches. Tuesday against Sarasota Out-of-Door Academy, he used them all with precision. The Shorecrest senior confounded hitters, leaving them lunging and lurching at pitches that looked like one thing but were another. Larson pitched a shutout, allowing three hits and ...
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    Tue. April 27, 2010 at 8:41 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Pinellas top teams, baseball leaders

    Baseball Super 71. Dunedin (20-3): After falling one spot, the Falcons move back to the top after beating Osceola and Sarasota last week.2. Seminole (19-3): Playing well leading up to the postseason with wins over East Lake and Sarasota in the past two weeks.3. Osceola (20-4): Stay at the top ...
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    Thu. April 22, 2010 at 6:50 p.m. | Bob Putnam

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