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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 five hits and three RBIs. …Wharton sophomore Colin Woody went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs, including a run-scoring triple.

Pitchers of the day: Hillsborough senior Jeffrey Mills went the distance against Durant, yielding four hits and no earned runs. … Six-foot-6 Plant right-hander Max Rowe (3-0) scattered eight hits over seven innings, striking out the side in the first. …Leto sophomore Alex Chinea allowed three hits in 3.2 innings of relief.

Defensive gems of the day: Minutes after being beaned in the helmet by a Sean Cramer pitch, Plant SS Nick Ramos charged a tricky high bouncer and threw out Jordan Fameree by a step in the fifth. A sophomore, Ramos also took a wicked hop to the eye Saturday against Riverview. …With two out and Hillsborough speedster Roche Woodard on first, Durant LF John Hicks scooped up Tony Jones' single and threw it on a hop to SS Dylan Barrow, who turned and threw in time for C Ruben Garcia to tag out Woodard.

Dugout chatter: "In a long season of a lot of losses, this is our first comeback win …so hopefully we can build on this and try to get something going for districts." — Leto's J.J. Pizzio, whose club (6-13) exploded for 10 hits in the last three innings to rally from a 3-0 deficit

Joey Knight, Times staff writer

Saladino Tournament: Day 2 roundup from Riverview 04/12/10 [Last modified: Monday, April 12, 2010 11:16pm]
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