SOUTHWEST MIAMI HIGH SCHOOL EAGLES BASEBALL
MONDAY'S GAME MOVED TO SOUTHWEST
Monday's game in the HSBN March Madness tournament has been moved to Andre Dawson Field. Game time remains 4pm and the opponent is still Sunset.
WIN STREAK ENDS IN EXTRA INNINGS, 6-5
Palmetto scored on a force play in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat Southwest, 6-5, at Coral Reef Park. It is the first loss of the season for the Eagles (8-1) and comes just three days after achieving a number one ranking in the state in class 9A. In a rematch of last seasonís county championship game, Southwest struck first with three runs in the top of the second inning. Evan Padron led off with a walk, advanced to second on an Angel Ponce de Leon single and scored on a 2-base error when the Panthers failed to catch an infield popup. Lorenzo Hernandez singled both runners home when he singled to left, the second of his four hits in the game. After Palmetto (5-4) got a run in the fourth before the Eagles made it 4-1 in the top of the fifth. Eddie Sierra drew a leadoff walk, stole both second and third and scored on a Jordan Worley sacrifice fly. Southwest starter Michael Padron threw five strong innings before giving way to the bullpen, scattering four singles, two of them infield singles.† The Panthers scored three runs in the sixth to tie the game but Southwest grabbed the lead in the top of the seventh on a Lorenzo Hernandez single, an Osmany Hernandez sacrifice bunt, a wild pitch and a single by Sierra. Palmetto sent the game into extra innings with a run in the bottom of the seventh and won it in the eighth when they loaded the bases with one out and the Eagles got only the first out on a potential double play ball as the winning run scored from third.
The box score is here.
Lorenzo Hernandez was 4-for-4 with 2 RBIs
DISTRICT 15 STANDINGS:
Team W-L SOUTHWEST 3-0 Columbus 3-1 Ferguson 2-1 Braddock 1-3 Varela 0-4
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