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Saladino Tournament: Day 3 roundup from Brandon

At Brandon


Tampa Bay Tech 7, East Bay 4

Middleton 8, Newsome 4

Alonso 4, Freedom 1

Brooks-DeBartolo 7, Brandon 3

Hitters of the day: Middleton 1B Seth Jorden doubled twice, including a RBI double to left in the sixth. … Middleton LF Devon Richardson drove in three runs. … TBT's Tyler Lawson had a two-run single in the Titans' three-run sixth inning. … Brooks-DeBartolo's Kelvin Mention Jr. was 2-for-3 with three runs. … Luis Calvo and Brendan Rivera each drove in two runs for the Phoenix. … Alonso 2B Tyler Ding had two hits.

Pitchers of the day: Alonso starter Brandon Johnson yielded just four hits, all singles, in 52/3 innings, allowing just one and striking out three. … Brooks-DeBartolo's Adam Eggnatz earned a complete-game win, scattering nine hits. … TBT's Anthony Hernandez threw three scoreless innings in relief, allowing just one hit and striking out four.

Defensive gems of the day: Newsome 2B Jake Jones made a diving snag of Taylor Byrd's liner and threw to first to catch the tagging runner for a double play. … Freedom 1B Jay Carroll made a nice backhanded play on Brandon Johnson's hit to the hole.

Did you know? Brooks-DeBartolo's win over Brandon was its first over a Class 6A team in the program's two-year history. … Alonso SS Tito Martinez gashed his knee sliding into home plate in the first, but returned in the fourth inning.

Dugout chatter: "We made all the plays we had to. We're just like the other eight teams out there. We found a way to advance and hopefully we'll find a way to keep going." — Alonso coach Landy Faedo on the Ravens' win, in which they had just one RBI

Eduardo A. Encina, Times staff writer

Saladino Tournament: Day 3 roundup from Brandon 04/13/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 10:56pm]
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