Florida High School Softball - Tampa Catholic bounces Bishop McLaughlin CatholicMarch 5, 2011: Tampa, FL 33603
Tampa Catholic Crusaders (Tampa, FL) backers exited the stadium thrilled Saturday as they saw their softball squad run past the visiting Bishop McLaughlin Catholic Hurricanes (Spring Hill, FL), 9-1 in a non-league challenge.
The Crusaders now own a 5-0 record. They take the field next when they travel to Berkeley Prep for a 3A District 10 challenge on Tuesday, March 8. Tampa Catholic will battle a Buccaneers squad coming off a 3-2 non-league win over Bishop McLaughlin Catholic (Spring Hill, FL). The Buccaneers record now stands at 6-5.
With the loss, Bishop McLaughlin Catholic falls to 4-4 on the campaign. The Hurricanes travel to Berkeley Prep (Tampa, FL) to battle the Buccaneers in a non-league challenge on Monday, March 7. The Buccaneers enter the challenge with a record of 5-5. Berkeley Prep won 25-21 in their recent non-league challenge against Admiral Farragut (St. Petersburg, FL)
Tampa Catholic improves its 2011 season by handling an improved Bishop McLaughlin.
Junior (53) Tory Bohanon pitched 5 solid inning allowing only 2 hits while striking out a season high 8 batters. Sophomore (6) C. Pesce stepped in for innings 6 and 7 to put the finishing touchs on the victory. Pesce faced 9 batters, allowed 1 run on 1 hit and struck out 2 batters.
Bishop McLaughlin's only run came in the 7th when Sophomore (8) I. Suarez-Solar Tripled to right center, Suarez-Solar scored when Sophomore (9) M. McGillis grounded back to Pesce and challenged the checkback from Pesce and throw from first baseman Senior (00) A. Hay at home.
Junior (3) K. Garcia enters the multi-hit column with two triples and Sophomore (26) E. Reynolds adds to her RBI totals by batting in 3 more Lady crusaders in todays contest.