Saganowich sisters lead Barons to victory
LAKELAND — St. Petersburg Catholic used two home runs by Madison Saganowich, including a grand slam, and a solo homer by her sister Chloe Saganowich, to power past McKeel 12-8 in Tuesday's the 3A region quarterfinals at McKeel.
McKeel trailed 8-0 heading into the bottom of the sixth inning before battling back.Cheyenne Benson and Sam Rydzik both laced two-run doubles to help the Wildcats climb back.
But Madison Saganowich ended any thoughts of a comeback in the top of the seventh, lining a two-out grand slam over the leftfield fence to make it 12-5.
Sairah Shirah and Benson batted in runs in the bottom of the seventh but the Wildcats could not overcome the deficit.
St. Petersburg Catholic scored nine of its runs with two outs.