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Ginn, Bloomingdale shut out Newsome

Coach K.B. Scull may be retiring at the end of the season, but he'll be doing it with at least one more trophy in the case as Bloomingdale won the district title, 7-0 over Newsome.

By Jarrett Guthrie, Times Correspondent
Published April 27, 2007


BLOOMINGDALE - Coach K.B. Scull may be retiring at the end of the season, but he'll be doing it with at least one more trophy in the case as Bloomingdale won the district title, 7-0 over Newsome.

Senior pitcher Eric Ginn, who struggled in the semifinals against Brandon, pitched a complete game, striking out five and allowing five hits.

The Wolves started with two hits in the first inning but had both runners thrown out attempting to steal by Bulls' catcher Joe Castellanos. The Bulls took a 2-0 lead in the first on a home run by Derek Hirsch, which plated Tommy Reed. Reed was 2-for-3 with two runs scored.

"A big part of (Newsome's) game is running," Scull said. "They get two hits and Joe (Castellanos) throws them both out and we get out of the first inning, we get a two-run homer and an early lead. That was big."

The Bulls picked up a run in the third on an RBI double by Rolando Lopez scoring Reed and scored two runs in the fourth and fifth innings.

Newsome's Matt Greer made a diving catch in foul territory, putting out Jeff Simpson in the fourth. Simpson responded by tracking and then making a nice sliding play to his left in centerfield in the sixth.

Jarrett Guthrie, Times Correspondent