Land O’ Lakes – The Pasco Pirates (3-6, 1-3) enter the swamp to face off against the Gators (9-2, 6-0) in their next division game. The Gators in the lead and undefeated in the district.
The Pirates despite their best efforts, couldn’t seem to catch a break during this game. Gators shutting them down at every turn. The Gators put up their first score in the third inning. Nick Jennings doubles on a fly ball. Patrick Groark singles to on a fly and scores Jennings.
Bryston Mistretta pitching, an Isaac Chernin walk, a Chris Ferguson bunt, and a Kenneth Graham error left bases loaded. Another two points up on the board from walked batters. A Groark line drive to center scores Spencer Stephens and Jennings. A Johnny Carlucci fly ball scores Ethan Frasca and Groark. Score now 7-0.
A wild pitch in the fifth inning allowed Ferguson to hit home and bring the score to 8-0. With Stephens Pitching, a ground out, pop out and four strike outs bring the game to a close.
The Land O’ Lakes Gators (10-2, 7-0) are off to swim with the Anclote Sharks (1-10, 0-4) in Salty Seas on Tuesday 4/9. While the Pasco Pirates (3-7, 1-4) head off into the wilds to face off with the Wesley Chapel Wildcats (5-2, 4-2) on Tuesday 4/9.