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Opportunistic Dragons put away Warhawks

Jefferson used five big plays to vault themselves over Seminole 3-2.

By Doug Kates, Times correspondent
Published May 5, 2007


SEMINOLE - Jefferson used five big plays to vault themselves over Seminole 3-2.

Senior David Regidor was a part of four of those plays.

Jefferson jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning when Trey Hill walked, Justin Pena belted an RBI double, Pete Millan walked and Regidor hit a hard RBI grounder into leftfield. Pena had the first big play of the night, but it didn't take Regidor long to get his first big contribution.

In the fifth, Seminole was trying to put together a rally. Seven players batted and one scored, but one Warhawk was picked off second base on a failed bunt and another was picked off second after rounding too far on a hit. Regidor made both assists.

Ahead 2-1, Regidor completed a 3-for-3 night at the plate with his third single. He was sacrificed to second and scored the eventual game-winning run on a single by Chad Taylor.

"This was one of my best, " said Regidor, who said he's not afraid to use his arm. "It's a boom-boom thing. I'm always thinking throw. If I ever see someone straying off, I always throw. If you have fears, it won't be a good throw. I just react."

Jefferson (17-10) only had six hits. Seminole (22-6) had 17 base runners.