MANATEE COUNTY - For the third time these two rivals have met this season with both teams splitting the regular season series at one game apiece.

Manatee scored in the top of the first from an RBI single by Wesley Coleman to make it 1-0.  Lakewood Ranch scored three runs with two of them coming from an RBI single from Tyler Aberg.  Lakewood Ranch will host Sarasota at 7 P.M. Thursday in the district championship.