Mar 12, 2013 | Dan Thompson | 346 views
Spring Training Update....
In 18u action...
Geoff Seto came up with a clutch two out single in the top of the ninth in a 7-7 game to propel the SR Terriers to a 9-7 win over ECC (NY) on Wednesday afternoon.
LHP Jeff Baggaley recorded the win on the mound. Kyle Thalheimer and Pat Coughlin each had two hits in the victory. Liam Wilson, Toby Handley and Marcus Dicenzo all chipped in with one.
In game two of the day the SRs got another win on strong pitching performances by Zack Sloan , Jacob Krieger-Hughes and Logan Stewart. Trailing 1-0 in the top of the seventh vs Vermilion College (MN) the SRs tied the game when Kyle Thalheimer doubled to left center, then scored on a Liam Wilson fielders choice. In the eighth a four run rally ensued which resulted in a 5-1 win. Pat Coughlin, Marcus Dicenzo, Toby Handley, Travis Seabrooke, Luke Tevlin and Cal Murphy all had hits.
In 16u action...
Terriers Blue 16s defeated Gulf Coast Rounders 5-4 at historic Huggins Stengal park. The Terriers scored two runs in the first inning when Matt Vollmer reached on an error, followed by a single by Zarley Cina. Mitchell Bond drove in Vollmer with a solid single left and Ricky Marin added a single and RBI driving in Cina. In the fourth inning Robert Wilson led off with a single and quickly stole second base. Milton Palomino followed with a ground ball to short stop which resulted in an overthrow to first base, advancing Palomino to second and Wilson to third. This was followed by a single and RBI by Dalton Harvey. In the sixth inning Palomino walked on a ten pitch at bat and scored the winning run on a long single by Harvey.
Starter Nick Dunnington threw three strong innings allowing only two hits, one base on balls while striking out five batters. Sharan Rasad threw two strong innings of relief and Drew Dickerson got the save pitching the last two innings.
*16u Terriers Gold also came away with a win on Wednesday in St. Petersbourg. An early offensive outburst lead to the 5-2 victory.
After Sarasota had scored a run in the top of the first, the Terriers countered with a four run rally in the bottom half of the inning. Grant Okawa and Daito Kojima lead the way with RBI doubles. Tyler Valiquette's RBI single made it 4-1.
Starter Evan Lawrence was credited with the win after three innings of work. He struck out four. Christian Lazar came on to pitch the fourth and fifth, followed by Sammy Turcotte for the sixth and seventh.
Shane Clarke picked up the RBI on the Terriers fifth run. Jacob Sims, James Diflorio and Dean Angelo also had hits in the game.
* 18u Gold fell to Venezuela JOBA 14-11. The Terriers offensive highlight belonged to Andrew Lonsdale who smashed a home run in the seventh inning.