Baseball: Santaluces upsets No. 5 American Heritage
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
by Jeff Greer
Troy Stark drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth as Santaluces upset fifth-ranked American Heritage 4-3 at the Santaluces Slam in Lantana.
Stark also threw three shutout innings to earn the win for the Chiefs (1-1).
American Heritage fell to 1-1 on the season.
Boca Raton 7, No. 1 Dwyer 3: Joshua Messier was 1-for-2 with an RBI, but the Panthers (0-1) fell to the Bobcats (1-0) in Palm Beach Gardens.
Trinity Christian 5, No. 3 Palm Beach Central 2: Franco Guadra was 3-for-3 and fell a home run short of the cycle with three RBI to lead the Warriors (2-0) to the upset of the Broncos (1-1) at the Santaluces Slam in Lantana. Raige Hasko was 2-for-3 with a run scored for Palm Beach Central.
No. 4 Jupiter 14, King's Academy 6: Pat Walther was 2-for-4 with a double and four RBI and Zac Hall was 3-for-5 with three RBI as the Warriors (2-0) routed the Lions (1-1) at the Santaluces Slam in Lantana.
Summit Christian 7, Atlantic 6: Shane Swanson was 3-for-3 with a triple and two RBI and Jesse Barton went 2-for-4 with an RBI to help the Saints (1-1) top the Eagles (0-2) at the Santaluces Slam in Lantana.
John I. Leonard 6, Suncoast 5: Noel Canete was 2-for-3 with a double and four RBIs to help the Lancers (1-0) edge the Chargers (0-1) in Greenacres. Jared Johnston struck out seven while earning the win.
Olympic Heights 11, Palm Beach Lakes 3: Vincent Scambone was 2-for-4 with two RBI as the Lions (1-0) handled the Rams (0-1) in West Palm Beach.
Spanish River 5, West Boca Raton 3: Ryan Berger had three hits, including a double, two RBI and a run scored and Alex Bemchak struck out eight on the mound as the Sharks (1-0) defeated the visiting Bulls (0-1) in Boca Raton. Sean Kuchta had two RBI for West Boca.
St. Andrew's 10, Miami-Archbishop Curley 0 (6): Anthony Cirillo was 2-for-2 with a home run, two RBIs, and two walks and Zach Moses also collected two hits as the Scots (2-0) cruised past the Knights (0-1) in Miami.
Glades Day 9, Moore Haven 4: John Rodriguez was 2-for-2 with two RBIs as the Gators (1-0) defeated the Terriers (0-1) in Belle Glade. Noel Figueroa struck out eight while earning the win.
Vero Beach-St. Edward's 6, Jupiter Christian 5: Garrett Schook was 1-for-3 with a double, a run, and an RBI, but the Eagles (1-1) fell to the Pirates (1-0) in Vero Beach.
Port St. Lucie 3, Lincoln Park Academy 0: Robert Dodd pitched five innings, was 2-for-3 with a solo home run and David Ayala collected an RBI double and scored a run to lead the Jaguars (1-0) over the Greyhounds in Port St. Lucie.
South Fork 10, Centennial 0 (5): Jason Popovich pitched a no-hitter with six strikeouts and Andrew Calderone was 2-for-3 with two RBIs as the Bulldogs (1-0) shut down the Eagles (0-1) in Stuart. Nick Snyder also went 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Cardinal Newman 15, Lake Worth 1 (5): Bruce Steel hit three triples and scored all three times as the Crusaders (1-0) routed the Trojans (0-1) late Monday in West Palm Beach. Anthony Zaleski struck out nine in five innings to earn the win.