Weekly Review 6-25/6-29
Monday June 25th
Lake Mary Cudas @ Sanford Monarchs (2-1 SAN)
To start off play in the Future’s League the Lake Mary Cudas (4-4) traveled to Sanford Memorial Stadium to play the red hot Sanford Monarchs (5-4). The game was a low scoring affair as both teams starting pitchers were dominate to at the beginning of the game as both teams were held scoreless through 4 innings. The first run of the game was pushed across by the Cudas in the top of the fifth inning Jason Jucker (Brevard College) drove in Dexter Martin (FAMU), on a two out RBI single. The Monarchs were able to push across a run in the bottom of the sixth after a Britt Crawford (University of West Florida) two out RBI single tied things up. A late RBI double by Zack Swift (Concordia University Wisconsin) gave the Monarchs a 2-1 lead in the eighth inning that they never gave back. Both starting pitchers were brilliant in tonights game, Kevin Ortiz struck out 8 in 6 innings, while only allowing one run in a losing effort for the Cudas. Gabriel Servi threw 7 innings only allowing 1 run and striking out 7 which helped push the Monarchs win streak to 5 games.
Winter Park Freedom @ Winter Garden Tangelos (15-6 WP)
The first place Winter Park Freedom (5-3) visited the Winter Garden Tangelos (3-6) in the second Monday game in the Future’s league. Scoring happened early and often for the Freedom as they put up 4 runs in the first 2 innings. Winter Garden responded in the bottom of the fourth inning putting up 4 runs to tie the game up. As the scoring continued the game entered the top of the ninth with a score of 8-6 with the Freedom leading. The top of the ninth is where things started to unravel as the Freedom put up 7 runs to take a 15-6 to secure the win. Harry Storch III (Lawrence Technological University) finished 3-5 in the win for the Freedom.
Wednesday June 27th
Sanford Monarchs @ Winter Park Freedom (8-5 SAN)
The red hot Sanford Monarchs take their 5 game win streak to the Winter Park to play the Freedom. The Monarchs strike first putting up a run in the top of the first coming off leadoff double by Harrison Keslar (Mars Hill University). Sanford put up 3 more runs in the top of the fourth inning as Matt Levenson (Winthrop University) drove in 2 with a single. The Freedom answered back in the bottom of the frame with 3 runs of their own as Wade Cuda (Stetson University) hit a 2 out RBI triple to clear the bases. A Zack Johnson (Robert Morris University) solo home run in the top of the sixth pushed the lead to 5-3 for the Monarchs. The Monarchs continued to push across runs as 3 total runs were put across in the seventh and the eighth inning. Winter Park’s comeback was cut short as they scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning making the final score 8-5. Matt Levenson finished 3 for 4 with 3 RBIs for the Monarchs. Despite the loss Wade Cuda finished 3 for 4 with 4 RBIs for the Freedom. This win extends the Monarchs win streak to 6 games and moves them into first.
Winter Garden @ Lake Mary Cudas
Saturday June 30th
ALL GAMES CANCELED DUE TO RAIN