Sarasota Varsity v Palm Harbor, 6-3
Sarasota weathered a push by Palm Harbor University in the fourth inning where Sarasota coughed up three runs, but Sarasota still won 6-3 on Saturday. Palm Harbor University's big inning was driven by singles by Jacob Riegel and Cam Burleson and a groundout by Steven Lessard.
Sarasota got things moving in the first inning. Satchell Norman singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run.
Sarasota tallied five runs in the second inning. The rally was led by a single by Carter Hilton, a sac fly by Caden Marsters, and an error on a ball put in play by Norman.
Jaxson Crump earned the win for Sarasota. The righty went seven innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out five.
Garrett Moran took the loss for Palm Harbor University. The pitcher lasted one and one-third innings, allowing three hits and five runs.
Sarasota totaled nine hits. Kyle Manitz and Danny Torrealba each racked up multiple hits for Sarasota. Torrealba and Manitz each collected two hits to lead Sarasota. Sarasota was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Hilton had the most chances in the field with 12.