Sarasota Varsity @ Naples Gulf Coast, 0-3
Sarasota fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 3-0 loss to Gulf Coast on Thursday. Gulf Coast took the lead on a home run in the first inning.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Gulf Coast pitchers struck out three, while Sarasota sat down 11.
Gulf Coast got things started in the first inning. Dylan Perry hit a solo homer.
A single by Danny Torrealba in the second inning was a positive for Sarasota.
Matthew Geller earned the win for Gulf Coast throwing seven innings, allowing zero runs on six hits and striking out three.
Conner Whittaker took the loss for Sarasota allowing three hits and three runs over five innings, striking out nine.
Whittaker, Carson Long, Danny Torrealba, Chris Soeder, Kyle Manitz, and Mario Trivella each collected one hit to lead Sarasota.
Perry went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Gulf Coast in hits. Gulf Coast didn't commit a single error in the field. William Wolff had six chances in the field, the most on the team.