PHSC Rally Comes Up Short
South Florida State College held on to defeat Pasco-Hernando State 7-6 at the West Campus. PHSC trailed 6-3 after six innings, but cut the lead to 6-5 heading into the ninth. SFSC scored an unearned run to take a 7-5 lead, but catcher Tim Helser answered with a home run leading off the bottom of the ninth. SFSC retired the next three batters to get the win. Alex Kranick led the hitters going 3 for 5 with a double and RBI. Kranick raised his team leading batting average to .349. The team will wrap up the regular season tomorrow at South Florida State. Danny Rodriguez (10-2, 1.56) will get the start.
PHSC Comes Back To Win
Pasco-Hernando State rallied with three runs in the top of the sixth inning to come back and defeat St. Petersburg College 4-3 in Clearwater. Bob Peck (7-1) pitched seven strong innings allowing two runs, one earned on seven hits. He struck out two while walking none. Sean Fluke pitched the eighth allowing one run on two hits and Riley Choate picked up his third save of the year by pitching a scoreless ninth. Zach Hessinger and Jordan Ding each had two hits in the game. Hessinger also stole home in the top of first inning to put PHSC up 1-0. The win improves the team to 29-11. They will host South Florida State College on Friday at 2:00 p.m. It will be the final home game of the season.
PHSC Defeats IMG 7-1
Pasco-Hernando State College improved to 28-11 on the season by defeating IMG Academy 7-1 in Bradenton. Danny Rodriguez (10-2) picked up the win pitching five innings allowing two hits and one unearned run. He walked six and struckout eight. Tanner Thompson, Errol Whinnen, Adam Arrowood and Nick Donnell each pitched an inning of shutout baseball. Zach Hessinger and Justin Ortiz each went 3 for 5 to led the hitters. Jordan Feist and Christian Alicea added two hits each. The team will travel to St. Petersburg College in Clearwater tomorrow for a noon game. Bob Peck will be the starting pitcher.
PHSC Wins Big Over IMG
Pasco-Hernando State bounced back from yesterday's 5-4 loss at Lake Sumter State to defeat IMG Academy 12-5 at the West Campus. Starter Bob Peck (6-1) picked up the win by pitching five innings. He allowed only one run on five hits while striking out five. Aderly Perez led a 15 hit attack by going 3 for 5 with 2 RBIs. Alex Kranick, Danny Raynor, Jordan Feist and Michael Faul each had two hits in the game. PHSC improves to 27-11 on the season and will travel to IMG Academy in Bradenton on Friday for a 2:00 p.m. game. Danny Rodriguez will be the starting pitcher.
Lake Sumter Start Time Moved
The baseball game at Lake Sumter State College in Leesburg has been moved up to 11:00 a.m. It was originally scheduled for 1:00 p.m., but rain is forecasted for the afternoon. Chris McCormick will be the starting pitcher.
PHSC Rallies In Tenth
Pasco-Hernando State College took advantage of two Rollins College JV errors in the top of the tenth inning to score three runs and win 8-5 in Winter Park. Rollins had tied the game in the bottom of the ninth inning on a three-run home run off reliever Danny Rodriguez. Rodriguez (9-2) got out of a jam in the bottom of the tenth to pick up the win. Trailing 2-0 going into the eighth, PHSC rallied to score five runs. Danny Raynor provided a bases-loaded triple to spark the rally. PHSC improves to 26-10 on the season and will travel to Lake Sumter State College in Leesburg on Sunday for a 1:00 p.m. game. Chris McCormick will be the starting pitcher.
PHSC Wins 25th Game of Season
Pasco-Hernando State bounced back from last nights 10-0 loss at Hillsborough Community College to defeat Lake Sumter State 5-3 at the West Campus. Bob Peck (5-1) pitched a complete game allowing three runs on four hits while walking one and striking out six. Zach Hessinger and Jordan Feist each led the hitters getting 3 hits each. Alex Kranick went 2 for 4 with a double and RBI. PHSC improves to 25-10 and will travel to Rollins College JV on Friday. Sean Fluke (1-1, 5.40) will be the starting pitcher.
Time Change For Game At Steinbrenner Field
Pasco-Hernando will play Hillsborough Community College tonight at 7:00 p.m. at George Steinbrenner Field. Admission is free. Chris McCormick will get the start on the mound.
PHSC Falls To St. Johns River
St. Johns River State scored seven runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to come back and defeat Pasco-Hernando 11-5 in Palatka on Saturday. PHSC had taken a 5-4 lead in the top of the seventh on a grand slam by Justin Ortiz. Starter Danny Rodriguez (8-2) took the loss pitching six innings allowing six earned runs on eight hits. He walked four and struckout four. Jordan Ding led the hitters going 3 for 4 with a double. Zack Hessinger also went 2 for 4 in the game.
PHSC (24-9) will travel to Hillsborough Community College on Tuesday. The 6 p.m. game will be played at George Steinbrenner Field. Admission is free. Chris McCormick (5-2, 1.18) will be the starting pitcher.
Clarissa Lynch Breaks Record for Most Strikeouts in Season
Freshmen pitcher Clarissa Lynch broke the record for the most strikeouts in a season during the second game of a doubleheader against Broward College on Friday April 3. Kelly Powe established the record of 166 strikeouts in 2003. Clarissa ended this season with a total of 172 strikeouts.