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Shorecrest baseball tournament: Host, Lakewood open with victories

ST. PETERSBURG — Both Shorecrest and Lakewood opened the Shorecrest Rally baseball tournament with victories Wednesday, but they did so in different fashions.

The host Chargers edged Gibbs 3-1 while the Spartans rode a nine-run second inning to an easy 16-2 win over Largo.

Shorecrest freshman Andrew Roy threw six innings, holding Gibbs to four hits and one run while striking out three and walking two.

"I just wanted to throw a lot of strikes and make them put the ball in play," Roy said. "The strike zone was a little higher than I am used to, and I had to get the ball up."

The Gladiators got their run in the first when Roy threw wide of second base trying to pick a runner off with the bases loaded.

Shorecrest went ahead 2-1 in the second inning against Brandon Clemons when John Rothwell blooped a two-out single to right with the bases loaded to score Tyler Larson and Paul Marcet.

In the early game, Lakewood only outhit Largo 6-5 but took advantage of five Packers errors and some wild pitching to dominate. Trayton Thomason got the win, combining with three other pitchers to strike out 10 and hold the Packers to five hits.

Jackson Sheddan led the Spartans with a double, triple, three RBIs and two runs. Nate Plains had a double, two runs and an RBI and Jordan Lindsay added a two-run double.

Fast facts

Today's schedule

Lakewood vs. Gibbs,

1:30 p.m.

Largo vs. Shorecrest,

4 p.m.

Shorecrest baseball tournament: Host, Lakewood open with victories 04/02/09 [Last modified: Thursday, April 2, 2009 12:08am]
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