April 13, 2016
Gainesville, FL – The Santa Fe Saints moved closer to a Mid-Florida Conference title on Wednesday afternoon in Leesburg, defeating the Lake Sumter Lakehawks 12-6. Second place St. John's River State College lost to the College of Central Florida in Ocala, making the Saints magic number one with four games to go. A win by Santa Fe (36-6, 17-3 MFC) in any of the next four games, or a loss by SJR (36-10, 14-6 MFC) would secure a Mid-Florida Conference title for the Saints.
The Lakehawks fought back with a pair of runs in the fifth and four more in the sixth to chase SF starting pitcher David Lee. Santa Fe's Haydn Cano broke the tie in the seventh, homering to make it 7-6. Meisterhans picked up his fourth RBI of the game with a sacrifice squeeze play to give SF an 8-6 advantage.
The Saints will be back at home on Friday with a chance to clinch a MFC title against Daytona State College at 3:00 PM. Watch live on the Saints Sports Network.
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