Florida High School Softball - Tampa Catholic bounces Bishop McLaughlin CatholicFebruary 11, 2011: Spring Hill, FL 34610
Tampa Catholic Crusaders (Tampa, FL) backers exited the stadium thrilled Friday as they saw their softball squad run past the host Bishop McLaughlin Catholic Hurricanes (Spring Hill, FL), 12-0 in a non-league challenge.
The Crusaders now own a 1-0 record. They take the field next when they host Berkeley Prep for a 3A District 10 challenge on Tuesday, February 15. Tampa Catholic will battle a Buccaneers squad coming off a 14-0 non-league win over Brooks-DeBartolo Collegiate (Tampa, FL). The Buccaneers record now stands at 1-1.
With the loss, Bishop McLaughlin Catholic falls to 0-1 on the campaign. The Hurricanes travel to Zephyrhills (Zephyrhills, FL) to battle the Bulldogs in a non-league challenge on Wednesday, February 16. The Bulldogs enter the challenge with a record of 1-0. Zephyrhills won 11-4 in their recent non-league challenge against Wesley Chapel (Wesley Chapel, FL)
Tampa Catholic wins their season opener with a 12 run, 15 hits strong outing against Bishop McLaughlin.
Returning staple of strong pitching from Senior Amber Hay and Junior Tory Bohanan kept McLaughlin grounded. Both pitchers threw for a combined 9 strike outs and 1 base on ball for a near perfect 5 inning shut out/game.
Sophomore Catcher Erin Reynold gets her first career HR and Cycle by kicking off her first at bat with a stand up triple shot to Right field, followed by her towering HR over left center, a single into left field and capping her cycle by stretching a her power shot into left center into a double.