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Title no challenge for Citrus Park

Citrus Park's 10-11 baseball team outscored opponents 91-1 in the District 6 all-star tournament en route to winning the district championship Friday.

By By Jarrett Guthrie, Times correspondent
Published June 30, 2007


Citrus Park's 10-11 baseball team outscored opponents 91-1 in the District 6 all-star tournament en route to winning the district championship Friday.

In the final, Citrus Park defeated Palma Ceia 21-1 with five home runs. Darren Miller hit two, while Brett Wilcoz, Kevin Merrell and Danny Lastra each provided one homer.

Palma Ceia won the 9-10 softball district championship, defeating Bayshore/West Tampa 14-4 Friday. Pitcher Kasay Wishart earned the win for Palma Ceia, while Caitelin Herrera provided a three-run triple and Kylie Brown hit a run scoring double.

Bayshore/West Tampa forced a second game for the championship in the double-elimination tournament on Thursday beating Palma Ceia 11-1 behind the arm of Sidney Brown, who threw a no-hitter striking out nine. Brown also helped her cause at the plate, going 3-for-3.

More District 6

Bayshore evened the final series in 9-10 baseball, defeating Tampa Bay 13-11 Friday. Bayshore came back from a 9-3 deficit in the fifth inning, led by a three-run home run by Ronnie Ramirez. Ryan Ellis hit a two-run double for Bayshore in the game. Tampa Bay and Bayshore will play again today at 10 a.m. at Bayshore to decide the district championship.

District 13

In 10-11 baseball Bloomingdale National defeated Bloomingdale American 9-7 with a bottom-of-the-sixth, bases-loaded single by Daulton "Catfish" Lucas. National was helped along in the tournament by the pitching of Zack Carter, who had two wins and two saves. Tyler Long hit a bases-loaded, three-run double to provide an early lead for National. For American, Cody Martin had a run scoring double.

Bloomingdale American's Joe Kohl hit a walk-off home run for his team as it defeated South Brandon 2-1 in Friday's opening game of the major baseball division.

Results

DISTRICT 6

10-11 baseball championship

Citrus Park 21, Palma Ceia 1

9-10 softball

Palma Ceia 14, Bayshore/West Tampa 4

9-10 baseball

Bayshore 13, Tampa Bay 11

DISTRICT 13

9-10 baseball

East Bay National 10, Progress Village 4

East Bay American 9, South Brandon 3

10-11 baseball championship

Bloomingdale National 9, Bloomingdale American 7

9-10 baseball

East Bay American 20, Progress Village 5

11-12 baseball

Bloomingdale American 2, South Brandon American 1

Pinecrest 3, Belmont Heights 0

11-12 softball

Pinecrest 1, Eat Point 0

Junior baseball

Pinecrest 16, North Brandon 4

Senior baseball

Progress Village 15, Southeast 3

 

Today

9-10 baseball championship

at Bayshore

Bayshore vs. Tampa Bay 10 a.m.

9-10 baseball championship

at East Point

East Bay National vs. East Bay American, 11 a.m.