The first-year Redeemer Christian baseball team picked up the first win in school history with a 13-3 defeat of Cedar Key on Thursday night at St. John.
Redeemer was led by Craigee Breach (4.2 IP, 10 Ks, 3 runs with 1 ER), Garrison Reed (2-for-2, BB, 2 RBI, 3 runs, SB), Dominic Riddle (3-for-4, run, 3 RBI), Ramsey Farrell (1-for-1, 2B) and Charles Phillips (2-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBI, SB).
Redeemer (1-3) will host Countryside Christian on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at St. John.
Dunnellon 12, Leesburg 2: At LHS, the Tigers were paced by Drew Leinenbach (4 IP with 9 Ks), Trent Townsend (3 IP in relief with 6 Ks), Javon Lee (2-for-4, 2B), Kayne Hickey (2-for-3, RBI), Kenny Richardson (2-for-5) and Cody Hawkins (1-for-1, PH HR, 1st HR of season).
DHS (5-2) will host Citrus on Friday at 6:30 p.m.
North Marion 11, West Port 7: At NMHS, the Colts were led by Josh Forsythe (3.2 IP in relief with 5 Ks and 1 ER to improve to 1-0) and UF commitment Deric Fabian (grand slam, 2B, 7 RBI, 3 runs, HR was first of season).
North Marion (5-0) will host Buchholz on Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Trinity Catholic 13, Geneva 3: At Trinity Catholic, the Celtics were led by Emma Wyman (2B, threw complete game with 16 Ks), Tatiana Demcovich (2B, 3 RBI) and Kinley Libby (2B).
Trinity (4-4) will host Tavares On Friday at 6 p.m.
North Marion 5, Lake Weir 4: At NMHS, the Colts were down a run in the top of the seventh inning and LWHS had the bases loaded when NMHS recorded a triple play.
Brooke Kinsey (3-for-3, run, BB, began triple play), Avary Weeks (2-for-3, run, 2B, INT BB) and Hanna McCallum (1-for-4, run, GW RBI) led the team in the comeback effort.
North Marion (4-2) will host Forest on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Dunnellon 10, The Villages 0: At DHS, the Tigers were led by Courtney Desena and Virginia Tech shortstop signee Cameron Fagan, who combined to pitch a 2-hitter with 7 Ks.
Kamari Williams (2-for-3, SB, 2 runs), Fagan (1-for-3, 3B, run), Madison Karrick (1-for-2, 2B, run) and Leeanne Soneberger (2B, RBI, run) paced the offense.
Dunnellon (2-5) will visit Eustis on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Forest 5, North Marion 2: At Coehadjoe, the Wildcats were victorious in all five singles matches.
(Singles) 1. Keelin Murray (F) def. Kearstyn Barrett, 8-0; 2. Jordyn Mulhern (F) def. Leslie Torres-Lugo, 8-0; 3. Abby Smallridge (F) def. Katie Carlson, 8-2; 4. Taylor Martinelli (F) def. Lydia Sharp, 8-0; 5. Cailey Camp (F) def. Ryliegh Carsey, 8-1; (Doubles) 1. Barrett/Carlson (NM) def. Cooper Beesley/Emily Mailhiot, 8-3; 2. Torres-Lugo/Sharp (NM) def. Savannah Cherepanic/Elizabeth Edmisten, 8-3.
Forest (5-1) will visit Dunnellon on Monday at 4 p.m.
HEART 56, Carroll (MD) 53: At the NACA Tournament in Dayton, Tenn., Cody Bagley (22 points, 10 rebounds, 4 blocks), Nathan Keister (16 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists) and Mike Lusher (8 points, 7 rebounds) led the Falcons.
Franklin Christian (Tenn.) 49, HEART 47: At the NACA Tournament in Dayton, Tenn., Bagley (14 points, 8 rebounds, 5 blocks), Keister (13 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists) and Lusher (10 points, 8 rebounds) paced the Falcons.
HEART (23-17) will face Capital City (Va.) at 12:30 p.m. on Friday at Daisy COG in the tournament.
HEART 40, Tri-State (MD) 25: At the NACA Tournament in Dayton, Tenn., Abbey Keister (18 points), Alyssa Keister (12 points) and Shelby Bagley (8 points) led the Falcons.
Christian Ministries (Ark.) 40, HEART 37: At the NACA Tournament in Dayton, Tenn., Abbey Keister (16 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals), Alyssa Keister (8 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists) and Abigail Lonadier (5 points, steal) paced HEART.
The Falcons (14-16) will face an opponent TBA at Rhea Central on Friday at 2 p.m. in the tournament.