Manpower issues plague Citrus Park
WINTER HAVEN — All Saints' (20-5) pounded out 16 hits en route to a 20-2 win over undermanned Citrus Park Christian on Tuesday in the Class A region quarterfinals.
It's at least the seventh time the Saints have reached the semifinals, according to coach John Carpenter.
Lefty Ryan Yarbrough (9-0) led All Saints' with six RBIs, including a grand slam .
The Saints batted around in the second and fourth innings against junior Nick Robbin.
Citrus Park had just 10 players and was starting two seventh-graders. It had lost 10 players during the season, according to coach Pete Diaz Jr.
The Eagles committed seven errors and had more than a handful of passed balls.
The Eagles (10-12) scored two runs on two hits in the second. They managed three hits off Carson Fulmer, who fanned eight.