Mustangseke out winover Rams
Tyler Mattes allowed three hits and an unearned run over six innings Friday night to lead the host Lakewood Ranch baseball team to a 2-1 victory over Riverview.
Mattes struck out five batters. He got help from Tanner Fults, who pitched a scoreless seventh inning for the save.
Jack Dunn had two hits, including a triple, and Brendan Lewellen and Logan Clark had RBIs for the Mustangs (8-10).
PALMETTO 9, CARDINAL MOONEY 8 -- Simon Williams scored from first base on a hit and run in the bottom of the seventh inning to send the Tigers past the Cougars.
Williams walked and was running when Blas Rodriguez shot a single into the outfield. The ball was misplayed, allowing Williams to score the winning run.
Hunter Finner and Rodriguez each had two hits for Palmetto (12-9). Tyler Bench went the distance on the mound, allowing seven earned runs and six hits while striking out seven and walking four.
BAYSHORE 17, ST. PETERSBURG GIBBS 1 (5) -- Julian Valdivia collected four hits and drove in four runs as the visiting Bruins routed the Gladiators in a game shortened to five innings by the mercy rule.
Jerad Paparella and Derek Paparella had three hits apiece, and Justin Lakin added a pair of hits for Bayshore. Daniel Schroeder pitched five innings, allowing an unearned run and five hits while striking out eight.
POLK STATE COLLEGE 4, STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA 1 -- Sam Machonis launched a three-run, walk-off home run to cap a four-run bottom of the ninth inning as the Eagles stunned the visiting Manatees in Suncoast Conference play.
SCF starter Reggie McClain pitched eight scoreless innings before surrendering a run in the ninth and leaving the game with two outs. He finished with 10 strikeouts.
Machonis hit the homer off Manatees reliever Ryan Valdes.
Sean Trent led SCF (22-13, 8-8) by going 2-for-4 with an RBI.