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Softball: Tampa Catholic sets tone early in shutout of Canterbury

ST. PETERSBURG — Tampa Catholic scored three runs in the top of the first inning Tuesday and behind a dominant pitching performance from Tori Bohanan beat Canterbury 5-0.

"I have a really good pitching coach," Bohanan said. "He gets me in the mind-set and focused in the first inning."

With one out in the first inning, Raven Sepulveda and Erin Reynolds reached on singles. After a groundout, Krista Garcia singled to score Sepulveda. Kimberly Rogers hit what appeared to be the third out but the ball was dropped, allowing Garcia and Reynolds to score and put Tampa Catholic up 3-0.

"I really like having a lead when I pitch," Bohanan said. "It gives me confidence."

Canterbury (8-3) wasn't able muster any offense in the first inning and Tampa Catholic tacked on two more runs in the second. With two out Amber Hay singled and Sepulveda followed with a double to put runners on second and third. Reynolds singled to score both runners and give Tampa Catholic (9-1) a 5-0 lead.

Canterbury changed pitchers but the damage was done. Bohanan pitched 51/3 no-hit innings, giving up only one walk.

"She pitched awesome," Tampa Catholic coach Vern Tatum said. "They're (Canterbury) a good team that had an off day."

Canterbury got its only two hits in the sixth inning. Whitney Laurent doubled and Sarah Fleming singled but neither scored.

Sepulveda led Tampa Catholic with a double, a single and two runs scored. Reynolds added two singles, two RBIs and a run scored.

Krissy Longstreet came on in relief for Canterbury and gave up only two hits while striking out six in 51/3 innings.

Softball: Tampa Catholic sets tone early in shutout of Canterbury 03/29/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 11:11pm]
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