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Ida Baker girls edge Island Coast, 14-13, in 8 innings

By Staff | Feb 26, 2020

Alisyn Hemminger’s single in the bottom of the eighth gave Ida Baker a 14-13 victory over Island Coast Monday.

The Gators scored nine times in the sixth and seventh innings to take a 13-11 lead, but the Bulldogs plated two in the bottom of the inning to force extras.

Hemminger had two RBI in the game for Ida Baker, with Victoria Torres and Dominique Parker driving in a run each.

For Island Coast, Natalie Sibert drove in five runs, Jadaly Meija two and Hailey Biddle and Avery Brincat one each.



Oasis 17, Dunbar 0 (4): Eva Selfridge limited Dunbar to one hit over four innings, striking out five. Emily McWilliams was 2-for-2, scored three runs and had two RBI. Bailey Miller went 2-for-3 with two RBI, and Emily Sherron was 1-for-2 with two RBI and three runs scored.

Also driving in runs for Oasis (2-0) were Erin Long, Selfridge, Dana Esteve and Kiaya Sunn.

Riverdale 5, Mariner 4: Dee Bent and Katie Campbell homered and drove in two runs each for the Tritons. Bent had three hits overall.

North Fort Myers 11, LaBelle 1 (6 innings): A seven-run sixth inning put the game away for the Red Knights (3-1). Alexis Morris, Kirsten Gnagey, Sydney Morris and Desirae Devine had two hits and two RBI each for North. Haley Weaver had three hits and scored twice.

Kendall Wylie (2-1) struck out six in six innings.


Cape Coral 12, North Fort Myers 1: Jason Slater drove in six runs for the Seahawks (4-0), and Daniel Valdes and Allen Guerrero had two each. Valdes scored four times. Five Cape pitchers combined to hold North to two hits while striking out 11.

Dylan Mercer had an RBI for the Red Knights, who have lost their last four.

Ida Baker 8, Island Coast 1: AJ Marinello was 3-for-4 with two doubles, three RBI and two runs scored for the Bulldogs (3-0), while Dylan Gabor had two RBI and Mac Moise, Austin Crothers and Carson McNeeley had one RBI each.

Nick Richir struck out four in four hitless innings for the win.

Silas Yates drove home the Gators’ run.

Gulf Coast 8, Bishop Verot 0: The Vikings (1-1) got two hits each from Daniel Blitz and Brady Loughren.

Oasis 15, Imagine School North Port 3: Steven Salmida pitched four hitless innings for the win, and went 2-for-2 with three runs scored and an RBI.

Ryan Dewitt had two doubles to drive in two Sharks (2-1, 2-0 District 3A-10) runs.

Boys tennis

Oasis 7, Gateway Charter 0: The Sharks swept the Griffins on Tuesday. Next up is a home match Monday at Mariner High against Sarasota Cardinal Mooney.

Riverdale 7, Mariner 0: Mariner’s next match is Thursday at home against Bonita Springs.

Singles: Nash Williams (R) d Ralp Arvey Leyesa 6-4, 6-1; Grant Rodgers (R) d Nathan Laws 6-0, 6-0; Logan Dunham (R) d Gage Franklin 6-0, 6-0; David Madrid (R) d Dylan Franklin 6-0, 6-0; Gateway Charter by forfeit. Doubles: Williams/L Dunham (R) d Leyesa/Laws 8-5; Rodgers/B Dunham (R) d. Franklin/Franklin 8-1.

Girls tennis

Mariner 7, Riverdale 0: Singles: Cydney Rentsch (M) 6-2, 6-1; Kara Perchall (M) 6-1, 6-2; Jennifer Martinez (M) 6-2, 6-0; Gianna Annarumma (M) 6-2, 6-4; Kaab Khang (M) 7-5, 6-1. Doubles: Rentsch/Martinez (M) 8-2; Perchall/ Sanders (M) 8-3.

Cape Coral 5, Island Coast 2: Singles: Ava Diamond (C) d. Lucy Hartlieb 6-4, 6-4; Vaneza Tamayo (CC d. Denver Boxleitner 6-1, 6-3; Maja Brandt (IC) d. Gina Barbosa 6-4, 6-2; Madison Bickford (C) d. Teagan Sterchi 6-2, 7-5; Sophia Sanabria (C) d. Lily Carosiello 6-1, 6-0. Doubles: Diamond/Tamayo (C) d. Hartlieb/Isabelle Jobe 8-0; Boxleitner/Brandt (IC) d. Barbosa/Bickford 9-7. Records: Cape Coral 1-2, Island Coast 0-3.

Oasis 7, Gateway Charter 0: The Sharks won their 14th consecutive regular season match extending back to last season.

Singles: Jackie Hair (O) d. Camila Ortiz 6-4, 6-1; Sydney Mahoney (O) d. Fabiana Bonilla 6-0, 6-0; Alison Sieber (O) d. Kesha Tondo 6-0, 6-1; Annemarie Pommerehne (O) d. Laney Garcia 6-1, 6-0; Jordynn Teders d. Adriana Mendez 6-1, 6-0. Doubles: Hair/Mahoney (O) d. Ortiz/Tondo 8-0; Pohmmerehne/Teders (O) d. Garcia/Mendez 8-1.