Posted: Apr 29, 2017
April 28, 2017
Gainesville, FL – A six run second inning was enough for the Pioneers of Indian River on Friday afternoon at the FCSAA Tournament, as they rode the big frame to a 9-6 first round victory over the Santa Fe Saints. The loss drops SF into the elimination bracket against Gulf Coast State College tonight at 6:30 p.m.
Santa Fe (32-22) took an early 1-0 lead in the first inning, but Indian River bounced back with a run in the bottom of the first to tie it up, and exploded for six runs in the second on seven hits to take a 7-1 lead.
Cassandra Garcia smashed a three run homer in the third, and combined with a RBI single by Evelyn Arguelles made it a 7-5 game. Indian River got two back in the bottom of the third and the Saints would only plate one more in the seventh for the 9-6 final.
Santa Fe and Gulf Coast will square off at 6:30 p.m. in an elimination game. The winner will advance on to play Saturday and the loser will see their season come to an end.
For complete schedules, stats, and more information please visit www.santafesaints.com.
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