October 6, 2011 Contact: Scott Jamison 352.395.5616 firstname.lastname@example.org
SAINTS CONTINUE UNDEFEATED RUN THROUGH FALL BALL SCHEDULE
Gainesville, FL – The Santa Fe Saints finished off rival St. John’s River State College 15-9 in a scheduled 12 inning game on Wednesday afternoon, moving their fall record to 9-0.
Ryan Yarbrough, Felix Roque, Trevor Berry, Brad Markey, JT Simpson, Ryan Caporice, Dylan Barrow, and Trey Smith all pitched scoreless innings in the winning effort.
Santa Fe scored three in the second, highlighted by a two run homerun by Lawrence Pardo and four in the third on RBI singles by Garrett Greenwell and Trey Griffin to break game open early. St John’s scored three in the fifth and four in the sixth to pull close but Saints scored four in the bottom of the sixth on RBI doubles by Pardo and Tim Remes and an RBI single by Shane Kennedy to open it back up again.
The win over SJRSC added to a successful week that saw the Saints defeat St. Petersburg College twice on Friday, Sept. 30, 5-4 and 12-9 and two wins over All-American Prospects 9-0 and 5-0.
Against St. Pete, Brad Markey picked up the win in game one, throwing three innings, allowing just one run with five strikeouts. Josh Larson earned the save, pitching the final two innings. Shane Kennedy, Jake Tillotson and Blake Berger each had two hits apiece.
In game two against SPC, Ryan Yarbrough started on the mound and pitched three innings, surrendering two runs, striking out seven. The Saints hitters piled up 12 runs on seven hits, nine walks and two hit by pitch.
On Sunday, October 2, Santa Fe pitchers tallied 14 scoreless innings in two shutout victories over All-American Prospects. Dyaln Barrow and Lawrence PArdo started the games, each throwing three scoreless innings.
Saints hitters pounded out 19 hits on the day. Drew Doty, Ryan Rodriguez, Graham Ramos and Mallex Smith had two hits apiece.
The next SF Fall Ball games are on October 8 at 11:00 AM when the Saints host Gatorball Academy in a double header. The fastpitch softball team also plays at home that day, getting started at 9:30 AM against the Jacksonville Storm – Marsh.