Nick Goody fired a two-hit shutout, and three State College of Florida hitters launched three-run home runs Friday during an 11-0, seven-inning victory over Hillsborough Community College at Robert C. Wynn Field.
Goody struck out six and walked two.
Brad Dantzler, Paul Stortini and Bryant Elliott hit the three-run homers for the Manatees, who improved to 28-15, 9-7 in the Suncoast Conference. Anthony Caronia, Roderick Shoulders and B.J. Zimmerman had two hits apiece for SCF.
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BRADEN RIVER 7, SOUTHEAST 6 -- Ryan Fischer’s fourth hit of the game, a single, scored Garrett Russini in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Pirates (7-14) a walkoff victory.
Fischer went 4-for-4 with three RBIs. Russini, Dalton Busby and Dakota Wilson each had two hits for Braden River. Wilson picked up the victory with two innings of relief work.
SAINT STEPHEN’S 12, ST. PETE ADMIRAL FARRAGUT 2 (5) -- Chad Tolentino, Joe Schneider and Gage Essman had two hits apiece as the host Falcons rolled.
Tolentino had three stolen bases, Schneider two RBIs and Essman two runs. Jeremy Perron pitched three innings, striking out six and allowing an unearned run, to get the win for Saint Stephen’s (9-6, 4-4 Class 2A-District 11).
MANATEE HEAT 12, ST. PETE KESWICK CHRISTIAN 2 (5) -- The host HEAT got a no-hitter from Gilbert Dodson and improved their record to 11-5 with the victory.
Dodson walked three.
Josh Nelson and Tyler Winkelmeyer homered for the HEAT. Taylor Briggs and Jake Mersch added two hits apiece.
BISHOP-TIMON 16, BRADENTON CHRISTIAN 1 (5) -- The Buffalo, N.Y.-based team pounded the Panthers into submission. Johnny Prince went 1-for-2 for BCS (6-8).
PALMETTO 18, SARASOTA BOOKER 5 (5) -- Seniors Ashley White and Allyssa Ziegler each drove in two runs as the Tigers celebrated Senior Night with a run-rule victory to improve to 9-13.
Sierra Bustle added two hits, and Carrie Schaffer got the win on the mound, striking out five, and drove in two runs.
-- Herald staff reports