March 29, 2017
Gainesville, FL – The Santa Fe Saints (27-9, 10-3 MFC) jumped in to first place in the Mid-Florida Conference on Wednesday afternoon thanks to a 12-4 win over Lake Sumter State College and a loss by St. John's River State to Florida State College at Jacksonville.
The SF offense tallied 12 runs on 16 hits, including a 3-for-4, four RBI day for left fielder Dillon Reed. Stephen Smith continued his hot hitting, going 2-for-3 with a double two runs scored, and two RBI. Brandon Hernandez doubled in his final two at bats, finishing 2-for-4. Danny DiMare, Leo Rodriguez, and Kyle Phillips had two hits each. Every position in the Saints batting order had at least one hit.
Santa Fe put four runs on the board in the first and added to their 4-3 lead in the fifth with five runs, including a three run homer from Alex Goebel. Two in the sixth and a run in the seventh rounded out the scoring.
The Saints and Lakehawks will square off again on Friday in Leesburg for the second game of their series at 3:00 PM.
The game can be seen live at www.santafesaints.com/saintssportsnetwork
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