Sarasota Varsity v Cardinal Mooney, 2-1
Sarasota took Friday's game in dramatic fashion, with a 2-1 walk-off victory over Cardinal Mooney. The game was tied at one with Sarasota batting in the bottom of the seventh when Bradley Ramsden singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Sarasota pitchers struck out seven, while Cardinal Mooney pitchers sat down six.
Sarasota knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the sixth inning. Kyle Manitz's sac fly scored one run for Sarasota.
Conner Whittaker earned the win for Sarasota. The righty surrendered zero runs on three hits over three and two-thirds innings, striking out four and walking zero.
Jaden Stockton took the loss for Cardinal Mooney. pitching six innings, allowing two runs on four hits and striking out six.
Ryan Swartz started the game for Sarasota. The pitcher allowed five hits and one run over three and a third innings, striking out three.
Carter Hilton went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Sarasota in hits.
Cardinal Mooney had eight hits in the game. Todd Velotta and Aidan Troy all managed multiple hits for Cardinal Mooney.