Shawn Boone’s first hit in Pee Wee football nearly was his last. Then 8 years old and playing for the Palm Beach County Youth Football League at Lake Lytal, the Dwyer defensive back took a hit in the ribs during his first-ever hitting drill and decided to quit the sport immediately.
Harley Sanicky was 3-for-3 with a home run and two runs scored, leading fourth-ranked Palm Beach Gardens to a 5-2 victory over seventh-ranked Palm Beach Central in a District 9-8A baseball semifinal Tuesday night in Jupiter.
Jack Iervolino and Hunter Whitman threw a combined three-hitter, giving up only an unearned run and striking out nine, leading fifth-ranked Dwyer to a 3-1 victory over Lake Worth in a District 13-7A baseball matchup Monday night in Lake Worth.
Cathy Vega’s RBI single in the bottom of the seventh scored Toni Pancione with the winning run, giving second-ranked Wellington a thrilling 9-8 victory over fourth-ranked Palm Beach Gardens in a District 9-8A softball semifinal Wednesday night at Amanda J.
Kaitlyn McEvoy tripled in the bottom of the sixth to drive in the go-ahead run as eighth-ranked Dwyer edged Royal Palm Beach 2-1 in a District 13-7A softball semifinal on Tuesday night in Royal Palm Beach.