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Verot baseball team advances to 3A state tournament; North softball reaches regional final

Prep Report 5-15-24

By Staff | May 15, 2024





North Fort Myers 16, Fort Myers 4 (5 innings): Mia Lane and Kaliyah Williams had five RBI each to power North Fort Myers. Williams was 4-for-4 at the plate with two doubles, while Lane was 3-for-4 with a triple and a double. Abigail Hynes, Audrey Florenzano and Hynes each scored four times. The Red Knights (23-5) will travel to Parrish Community to play for a spot in the FHSAA Class 5A State Championships in Clermont.

Friday’s region final

North Fort Myers at Parrish Community, 7 p.m.



Tampa Academy of the Holy Names 2, Bishop Verot 1 (8 innings): AHN pushed across the winning run in the bottom of the eighth. The Vikings’ season ended at 21-7-1. Abby Goff drove in Isabella Scaperotto for the Bishop Verot run. Payton Breadmore allowed three hits and two runs over 7 1/3 innings.



Region final

Bishop Verot 4, Tampa Berkeley Prep 0: The Vikings (25-5) locked up a spot in the FHSAA Class 3A State Championships at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Jason Bello brought the big bat for Bishop Verot, going 2-for-3 with a double and a home run, scoring twice and driving in three runs. Joey Lawson pitched five shutout innings for the win, striking out 13 batters. Bellow finished the game with two perfect innings with four strikeouts. The Vikings will face top-seeded North Broward Prep at 10 a.m. on May 21.