2017-04-20 / Sports

Dolphin baseball win streak at nine

Gulf Breeze finishes district play 8-0 after sweep of PHS
BY JASON THOMPSON
Gulf Breeze News© 2017


Keegan Luchsinger (4) congratulates Parker Baynes after scoring a run at PHS Friday. 
Jason Thompson/Gulf Breeze News Keegan Luchsinger (4) congratulates Parker Baynes after scoring a run at PHS Friday. Jason Thompson/Gulf Breeze News The Gulf Breeze Dolphin baseball team posted a pair of run rule victories over PHS last week, finishing District 1-6A play with a perfect 8-0 mark and running their win streak to nine games.

Dolphins 12, PHS 1 (five innings): Carson Reeder and Jackson Smith combined on a one-hitter as Gulf Breeze (14-6 overall) scored in every inning in a win Friday in Pensacola.

Reeder struck out seven in the first four innings, giving up only a flare RBI single that hit the right field line. Smith needed only eight pitches to finish the bottom of the fifth.

Connor Duffy, batting in the number nine spot in the lineup, went 3-for-3 with a pair of RBIs and three runs scored.

Parker Baynes and Brandon Schrepf both had two run doubles in GBHS’ five-run third. Keegan Luchsinger added a two-run double in the fourth.


Carson Reeder struck out seven in four innings of GBHS’ 11-1 win Friday at PHS. 
Jason Thompson/Gulf Breeze News Carson Reeder struck out seven in four innings of GBHS’ 11-1 win Friday at PHS. Jason Thompson/Gulf Breeze News Braden Massey and Austin Wines both scored twice in the win.

Dolphins 10, PHS 0 (six innings): Gulf Breeze got five shutout innings from Jack Martin as GBHS scored runs in five of its six innings with PHS Thursday.

Andrew Dorsey, who went 2-for-3, drove in one of his three runs with a single in the first inning. Schrepf hit an RBI single in the third, while Dorsey drove in another run with a single in a three-run fifth.

Luchsinger, who went 2-for-4, hit an RBI single in the sixth before a Baynes sac fly scored Reeder to end the game.

Dolphins 14, Escambia 2 (five innings): Gulf Breeze broke a 1-1 tie with an eight-run third on their way to a season-high 14 run output April 11 in Pensacola.

Daniel Green was hit by a pitch in the second inning that scored Schrepf.

The floodgates opened in the third, which included by an RBI double by Massey, a two-run double by Wines, and a two-run single by Nate Herrick,

Green added a two-run single in the fourth inning, while Herrick hit an RBI single. Wines hit an RBI single in the fifth.

Reddon McLaurine went the first 3 1/3 innings to get the win.

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