Florida High School Baseball - Newsome defeats SicklesApril 19, 2011: Tampa, FL 33626
Newsome Wolves (Lithia, FL) fans exited the stadium thrilled Tuesday as they observed their baseball squad overcome the host Sickles Gryphons (Tampa, FL), 9-2 in a non-league test.
With the win, Newsome upgrades its record to 14-8 on the season. The Wolves host Bloomingdale (Valrico, FL) to battle the Bulls in a non-league test on Wednesday, April 20. The Bulls come into the test with a record of 14-10. Bloomingdale won 4-2 in their recent non-league test against Armwood (Seffner, FL)
With the defeat, Sickles falls to 8-13 on the season. The Gryphons travel to Plant City (Plant City, FL) to battle the Raiders in a non-league test on Friday, April 22. The Raiders come into the test with a record of 15-6. Plant City lost 5-1 in their recent non-league test against Plant (Tampa, FL)
The Sickles team kept it close for 5 innings until Newsome errupted for 6 runs in the 6th inning. Newsome marched out 5 pitchers but their starter Stallings got the win. Senior Brandon Goede for Sickles stood out with 2 doubles and scoring Sickles only 2 runs in his last home game at the Yard. Newsome's Keller Powers also hit two doubles in his 3 for 4 night at the plate.