ORLANDO - North Florida stays hot and defeats Central FL by a score of 5 to 4.
Player of the Game: Drew Faintich
Drew 6 IP, 8Ks.
On his performance today:
"I had all of my 4 pitches working today, and I wanted to make sure I shortened up my innings and pitched to contact to stay out of the heat. It felt great to pitch well and extend out and I really enjoyed it."
Erik Dowse on his 2 hit performance:
"I had fell behind in the count on one of my at bats and I went into safety mode to stay alive, but I got a fastball that I could turn on and was able to drive it."
Arizona 10 and West 3.
Brick Paskiewicz Player of the Game
On his 2-hit performance:
"I felt good in the cages before the game, I was working on getting my foot down, and I carried that over into the game."
South defeats Georgia 6-0.
Player of the Game is Grant Holmes.
Grant went 7 IP, 6Ks, CG shutout. FB 86-88.
On his performance:
"I just wanted to go get 'em. I pounded the strike zone and my slider was working well today."
Mitchell Griffin on his 2 for 2 performance:
"I had been tentative the past few days, so I wanted to come out today a little more aggressive. I'm starting to settle in."
South FL Defeats Northeast 9 to 1.
Taylor Blatch threw 4 shutout innings, yielding no hits, 8 Ks and 2 bbs.
Player of the Game: Taylor Blatch.
On how to feels to drive up same day and stay prepared to pitch:
"I just try to stay mentally focused and think positive on the drive up. I do a lot of visualization as well and picture myself succeeding when I get there."
Nick Agosto on performing well despite being a 2014 grad:
"I know mostly everyone is older than me but I just try to stay focused. At the plate I have been trying to stay in the midle of the field."