Prep baseball district roundup for April 24, 2013.
The Seacrest baseball team earned its revenge against Evangelical Christian with a 5-0 win in the district 3A-11 semifinal game on Wednesday.
Evangelical Christian knocked the Stingrays out of the playoffs in semifinal round in last year’s postseason.
Seacrest starting pitcher Jimmy Quattrocchi pitched a complete game, earning the win. Quattrocchi didn’t allow a hit until the fifth inning.
“Jimmy [Quattrocchi] came out today and dominated the game,” Seacrest coach Mark Marsala said. “He kept [Evangelical Christian] at bay until the bats got going in the sixth inning.”
Senior Nico Moschetto provided run support for the Stingrays. He batted 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Seacrest will advance to the district 3A-11 championship game, where it will face No. 3 seed Canterbury.
SEACREST 5, EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN 0
ECS 000 000 0 — 0 2 2
SCD 200 003 x — 5 8 2
ECS—Marcelak, Joyce (6), Ebans (6) to Genter; SCD—Quattrocchi to Gonzalez. WP—Quattrocchi. LP—Marcelak. 2B—SCD—Moschetto, Stewart, Quattrocchi. 3B—None. HR—None.
Canterbury upset No. 2 seed Community School. 9-5, with a late-game comeback in the district 3A-11 semifinal game on Wednesday.
The Seahawks led Canterbury 5-3 after the fifth inning, however, Canterbury used a five-run sixth inning to take control of the game. Canterbury added two aditional runs in the final inning to seal the deal.
“We played well to start and just couldn’t finish the game,” Community School assistant coach Chad Ott said. “Tonight’s loss brings an end to a great season with a great group of guys.”
CANTERBURY 9, COMMUNITY SCHOOL 5
C 000 025 2 — 9 10 2
CSN 201 020 0 — 5 7 3
C—Babb, Eberle (2) to Smith; CSN—Jauss, A. Zaiser (6), Kent (6), Geller (6) to Tomaini. WP—Eberle. LP—A. Zaiser. 2B—C—Keating, Matter; CSN—Rowe, Smith, Tomaini, Santos-Ocampo. 3B—None. HR—None.