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Saladino: Brandon roundup

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Freedom 6, East Bay 5

King 9, Middleton 6

Armwood 11, Spoto 1 (f/5)

Pitcher of the day: Armwood's David Angotti allowed one run in five innings for the Hawks' win. … King pitcher Karlton Knapp threw seven innings and allowed five earned runs during the Lions' victory.

Hitter of the day: King shortstop Ian Patterson went 2-for-4 at the plate with a two-run single and two-run double.

Defensive gem of the day: Patterson and second baseman Josciel Veras turned a double play in the fourth inning when King was down 5-1 to keep the game within reach and provide the Lions with the comeback opportunity.

Did you know?: Armwood won its third game by double digits this season, defeating Spoto by 10 in five innings. The Hawks previously defeated Tampa Bay Tech 14-2 and King 16-5. … Freedom has won seven of its past games, and none of those victories came by more than three runs.

Dugout chatter: "Well, at least we can go home now and watch the (Final Four) and not miss out," Brandon coach Matt Stallbaumer said about Blake forfeiting its games at the Saladino Tournament due to a lack of players.

"Once you win that first one, then you can really get going, especially in a tournament like this," King coach Jim Macaluso said. "We entered this tournament at 5-11, so maybe we can make a good run at it like Davidson (did in the NCAA Tournament)."

Saladino: Brandon roundup 04/05/08 [Last modified: Monday, April 7, 2008 4:25pm]
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