Two Tiger arms combine for a shutout of Manatee
MANATEE COUNTY - It's a 8A district match-up as the Palmetto High School Tigers crossed the Manatee River to face the Hurricanes. Manatee High School is looking for it's first win of the season.
Pitching on both sides dominated the game and in the first inning with two outs Harrison Thiel on third gets a clutch hit to score Thiel Tigers up 1-0. Top of the second Hurricanes pitcher lefty Mike Murphy strikes out two Tigers batters to get out of that inning. In the top of the third inning Tigers Brecken Fair leads off with a ground ball double down the right field line. Next batter Bayron Acevedo drove Fair with a triple off of the fence in right field Tigers go up 2-0. Tigers starting pitcher Trace Goforth would get into trouble giving up back to back hits by Anthony Squiteri and Hunter Rodd. Goforth would strike out Wesley Coleman, one batter later, Acevedo robbed Tyler Donahue of a potential RBI base hit.
Tigers win 2-0 as starting pitcher Trace Goforth pitched six scoreless innings, and Adam Levins relieved him with a scoreless inning.