Florida High School Baseball - King wallops SicklesMarch 29, 2011: Tampa, FL 33610
Spectators at Tuesday's league battle between the King Lions (Tampa, FL) and the visiting Sickles Gryphons (Tampa, FL), saw King's baseball squad knock off Sickles by a count of 13-3.
Coming up next, the Lions play the Gaither Cowboys (Tampa, FL) in a 5A District 9 battle, on Saturday, April 2. King will attempt to move on its 11-6 season record.
The Gryphons now possess a 5-9 record. They put it on the line next when they host Wharton for a non-league match on Friday, April 1. Sickles will clash with a Wildcats team coming off a 11-1 league loss to Brandon (Brandon, FL). The Wildcats record now stands at 6-7.
King jumped all over Sickles on Tuesday, March 30, 2011, scoring nine runs in the first inning enroute to an easy 13 - 3 victory. Sam Rowe scored 3 runs, and Keon Barnum and Kevin Buckley each had 3 RBIs to pace the offense. Ryan Pearson pitched three innings in relief to pick up his first victory of the season. For Sickles, Ivan Perez kept his hot streak alive collecting 2 more hits and 2 stolen bases.