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Pair leads Palm Harbor Nat.

By ROVEN YAU

© St. Petersburg Times, published July 6, 2002


Palm Harbor National defeated Largo National 12-1 in District 12 Minor baseball Friday. Gerg Kohlof had three hits and Larry Lanni pitched four innings for the win. Lanni also had three hits.

Palm Harbor National defeated Largo National 12-1 in District 12 Minor baseball Friday. Gerg Kohlof had three hits and Larry Lanni pitched four innings for the win. Lanni also had three hits.

MAJOR BASEBALL: In District 12, Nick Johnson struck out seven in Oldsmar's 3-1 win over Largo American. Johnson tossed a complete game and drove in two runs with two doubles.

Frankie Ferguson pitched a complete game and struck out 12 in Countryside's 4-1 win over Hudson. Nick Gigliotti drove in two runs, including the game-winner.

Timely hitting by Gabe Torres helped Safety Harbor National defeat Largo National 3-0. Garrett Lopt got the win.

In District 5, Azalea defeated Northwest 10-4. Kyle Smith had two hits and drove in three runs. Jordan Wilson also had three hits.

JUNIOR BASEBALL: Charles Mason pitched six shutout innings in Southwest's 5-1 victory over Seminole in District 5. John Sacino and Chris McLaughlin drove in two runs. McLaughlin also had two hits.

In District 12, Clearwater American defeated Dunedin National 4-3. Ryan Talner pitched a complete game, allowing three hits. Edmon Rakipi had a hit and two RBIs. Nathan Kmet hit a ground-rule double.

Jedd Ludlow tossed four shutout innings and allowed two hits in Palm Harbor National's 9-1 win over Safety Harbor. Tony Ancona had a home run and four RBIs. Matt Klibanoff drove in two runs with two hits.

MINOR SOFTBALL: In District 12, Courtney Pavlock pitched a one-hitter with 15 strikeouts in Palm Harbor's 8-4 win over Safety Harbor. Maddie O'Brien went 3-for-3.

JUNIOR SOFTBALL: Safety Harbor pitchers combined to allow four hits and one walk in a 17-2 win over Oldsmar in District 12. Rachael Kallen drove in four runs.

In District 5, Cross Bayou defeated Gulfport 11-5. Amber Lanese and Rachael Harmeyer combined to allow only two walks. Lanese struck out seven in three innings.

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