Baseball/Lacrosse: King's Academy upsets No. 4 Trinity Christian
Thursday, February 21, 2013
by Post Staff
Jacob Krigbaum was 2-for-3 with triples and three RBIs, leading King's Academy to a 13-7 upset of fourth-ranked Trinity Christian in a baseball matchup Thursday in Royal Palm Beach.
Mark Zippin was 3-for-4 with three RBIs for the Lions (4-1).
Darren Seserina doubled and homered for Trinity (3-1).
No. 6 Benjamin 2, Naples-Seacrest 0: Bennett Souza struck out four in four scoreless innings and and was 2-for-2 with a home run and two runs scored to lead the Buccaneers (3-0) over the Stingrays in Palm Beach Gardens.
No. 8 Wellington 5, John I. Leonard 1: Michael Cusenza was 2-for-3 with three RBIs as the Wolverines (5-1) defeated the Lancers in Lantana. Jeremy Panakos pitched five one-hit innings for the win.
Forest Hill 4, Boynton Beach 0: Juan Iglaseas had two hits and scored a run to lead the Falcons (2-2) over the Tigers (0-3) in Boynton Beach. Christian Perez had two singles and three steals for Boynton.
Oxbridge 27, Miramar-Somerset Central 0 (3): Ben McGrath had a triple, a double, five RBIs, and three runs scored as the Thunderwolves (2-1) earned the easy win over the Knights (0-1) in Palm Beach Gardens. Nick Russo pitched a complete game and had a hit for Oxbridge.
Fort Lauderdale-Calvary Christian 1, Pope John Paul II 0: Josh Parker struck out nine in five innings, but the Eagles (1-3) fell in Fort Lauderdale.
Lake Worth Christian 3, Hollywood-Sheridan Hills Chrsitian 1: Jordan Marrs struck out 12 and allowed no earned runs in five innings to lead the Defenders (1-2) over the Sharks in Boynton Beach. Scott Lucas was 2-for-3 with two stolen bases and struck out six in two innings to earn the save.
Messina to be honored: Centennial Athletic Director John Messina, who won 465 games and three state baseball championships as a coach at Miami-Pace, Jensen Beach and Port St. Lucie, will be inducted into the Florida High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. Messina, 62, was Florida Coach of the Year four times and played an instrumental role in bringing the Florida high school baseball championship tournament to the Treasure Coast.
St. Andrew's 23, Palm Beach Gardens 2: Conor Whipple had seven goals and three assists to lead the Scots (2-0) to the rout of the Gators in Boca Raton.
Oxbridge 18, Suncoast 17: Sarah Dunkel scored 10 points and Madi McDole added 21 saves as the Thunderwolves (2-0) edged the Chargers in West Palm Beach.
Benjamin 15, Jupiter 5: Hayley Ciklin scored six goals and had two assists to lead the Buccaneers (2-0) past the Warriors (0-1) in Jupiter.
St. Andrew's 14, Wellington 9: Kathleen Gerrtis scored five goals and Gabby Klyotskin added three more, but the Wolverines (1-1) fell to the Scots in Wellington.