Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Baseball

CCC earns 9-3 win over Jesuit

TAMPA — There were times when Ryan Weber was off his game.

The Clearwater Central Catholic right-hander allowed five hits, including two doubles. He walked one batter. And he hit another.

But when the Marauders needed Weber to make a big pitch, he would reach back and throw one that disappeared below an unsuspecting hitter's bat.

Pretty soon, it was the seventh inning, and Weber was still out there, still mowing them down.

Jesuit had a fighting chance against Weber's worst pitches. But the Tigers were no match for Weber's best, and as a result, CCC romped to a 9-3 victory.

It is the third straight year the Marauders have beaten Jesuit.

"I thought overall it was a pretty efficient game," CCC coach Todd Vaughan said. "We had some good pitching, good fielding, and we got hits at the right time."

Ahead 3-0, the Marauders broke the game open when Patrick Camporini hit a double that brought in three runs. Camporini finished 2-for-3 with two stolen bases.

James Dowdell and Joe McLemore also had two hits for CCC (21-2).

That gave Weber more than enough cushion. He gave up one run in the third inning and two more in the sixth. He left after striking out the first two batters in the seventh, finishing with seven strikeouts.

Dominic Delmonte relieved Weber and got the next batter to ground out to end the game.

The Tigers (19-6) were led by Matthew Gonzalez and Greg Dupell, who each had doubles.

Bob Putnam can be reached at

putnam@sptimes.com or (727)

445-4169.

Clearwater Central Cath>>9
Jesuit3

CCC earns 9-3 win over Jesuit 04/18/08 [Last modified: Friday, April 18, 2008 12:10am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. For good of the Rays, Tim Beckham should embrace move to second

    The Heater

    PITTSBURGH — The acquisition of slick-fielding shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria said a lot of things, most notably that the Rays are serious about making in-season moves to bolster their chances to make the playoffs, with a reliever, or two, next on the shopping list.

    Adeiny Hechavarria is quick to make his presence felt.
  2. Rays at Pirates, 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, Pittsburgh

    The Heater

    Tonight: at Pirates

    7:05, PNC Park, Pittsburgh

    TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)

    PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - FEBRUARY 18:  Blake Snell #4 of the Tampa Bay Rays poses for a portrait during the Tampa Bay Rays photo day on February 18, 2017 at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Floida.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
  3. Rays sign first-round pick Brendan McKay to record bonus

    The Heater

    PITTSBURGH — Determining whether top draft pick Brendan McKay will be more productive as a pitcher or a hitter or can handle the demands of doing both professionally will be a long endeavor that could take years.

    Louisville pitcher Brendan McKay  connects for a grand slam home run during the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament against Notre Dame in May in Louisville, Ky. [Timothy D. Easley/theACC.com via AP]
  4. At College World Series, the save goes to an LSU dad/doctor

    College

    OMAHA, Neb. — The father of LSU pitcher Jared Poche' helped revive an 87-year-old man who was slumped on the TD Ameritrade Park concourse with no pulse during Game 1 of the College World Series finals.

    UF’s Tyler Dyson delivers against LSU in Tuesday’s late CWS Game 2. Go to tampabay.com/sports.
  5. FSU-Tulane coming to Amalie Arena in December

    Blogs

    Florida State basketball is coming to Tampa.