Tampa Bay High School Baseball
HSBN College Prospects

Plant City Holds Off Wharton Rally For 2-1 Victory

The Wharton Wildcats hosted the Plant City Raiders Tuesday night in a pitching duel among several pitchers from both sides. The Raiders jumped out to a two-run lead and held off a late rally from the Wildcats the secure the 2-1, non-district victory.

The Raiders (13-6) got all of their offense in the fifth inning. After advancing into scoring position on a passed ball, Nick Palestrini came around to score on an error on the Wildcats’ infield that also allowed Austin Eldrige to move to second. Eldrige moved over to third on a bunt single from Troy DeVault and scored on a throwing error later in the play to give the Raiders a 2-0 lead.

Parker Messick started the game for the Raiders and went three innings, allowing just one hit and striking out one in a no-decision. Billy McKay came in to pitch the next three innings, allowing two hits and a run, while striking out five.

The Wildcats (10-6) finally got on the board in the sixth when Drew Ehrhard came around to score on a wild pitch to pull to within one. Jonathan Baughman started the game for the Wildcats and did his part, turning in four outstanding innings. Baughman threw 66 pitches, allowing one hit, no runs, and striking out eight in a no-decision.

With the lead heading into the seventh, the Raiders turned to Jarrett Joyner to close out the game. Joyner threw 19 pitches, allowing no hits or runs, and he struck out a batter en-route to the save. The win is the Raiders second victory in a row.

Leave a comment using your facebook account!

Today's Games
Latest Scores
No games today!
No Scores Yet!
Tampa Bay High School Baseball Teams» Players
Player Search» College Signees» College Prospects»
Schedule» Statstistics
Batting Leaders» Pitching Leaders» Batting Stats Table» Pitching Stats Table» Top GPA» Top Batting Exit Velocity» Top 60 Times» Top 30 Times»
Power Rankings» Player Honors
All-HSBN Teams» All-District Teams» Senior All-Star Teams»
Team Admin» High School Baseball Network HSBN Players
HSBN College Signees» HSBN College Prospects»
HSBN Statistics
HSBN Batting Leaders» HSBN Pitching Leaders» HSBN Highest GPA» HSBN Best Batting Exit Velocity» HSBN Fastest 60 Times» HSBN Fastest 30 Times»
HSBN Websites
HSBN Broward» HSBN Jacksonville» HSBN Miami-Dade» HSBN North Central Florida» HSBN Orlando» HSBN Palm Beach» HSBN Panhandle» HSBN Southwest Florida» HSBN Space Coast» HSBN Tampa Bay» HSBN Leagues» HSBN Tournaments»
HSBN Team Search» HSBN Power Rankings» HSBN Events Schedule»
HSBN College Prospects