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Sixth Inning Outburst Powers Sanford


LEESBURG, Fla. – The Sanford River Rats (5-3) scored six runs on seven hits in the top of the sixth to rally past the Leesburg Lightning (5-3) by a score of 7-4 on Sunday evening at Pat Thomas Stadium-Buddy Lowe Field.

Combined, Sanford’s 2-5 hitters tallied eight of the 12 total hits while recording three runs.

Timothy Tapia (Hillsborough CC) earned the win and Keisy Portorreal (Clarendon College) recorded the save while Call Graham (Santa Fe College) suffered the loss.

Slowly but surely, Leesburg got on the board in the bottom of the second. After Seth Cunningham (ETSU) got hit by a pitch and Wes Weeks (St. Johns River State) drew a walk, Igor Baez (Flagler College) laid down a sacrifice bunt. RJ Warnock (Ave Marie University) then got walked, loading the bases for the Lightning. Drew Beaver (UNC Pembroke) gave Leesburg the 1-0 lead as he hit a sacrifice fly into center field, scoring Cunningham.

After Blake Sanderson (Florida Atlantic) got two quick outs in the top of the third, Sanford buckled down and started hitting the baseball. Back to back singles by Reese Cooley (Chipola College) and Jason…

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Sanford Downs Leesburg on Monday Night

June 8, 2015

LEESBURG, Fla. – A lack of timely hits for the Leesburg Lightning (2-1) and a three run eighth for the Sanford River Rats (2-1) led to the Lightning’s first loss of the season by a score of 5-2 at Pat Thomas Stadium on Monday night.

Timothy Tapia (Hillsborough Community College) recorded the win while MacLain Larson (Flagler College) suffered the loss.

“I thought we gave some at-bats away tonight,” Head Coach Rich Billings said. “We had situations where we put ourselves in good counts and we tried to muscle up instead of staying loose.”

A leadoff walk issued by Lightning pitcher Blake Sanderson (FAU) to Sanford River Rats leadoff hitter Edwin Bonilla (Seminole State) was costly in the top of the first as Bonilla came around to score, giving the River Rats an early 1-0 lead.

The Lightning were threatening with a runner on second and two outs in the…

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John Brandeburg Golf Tournament

Join us for a good time and for a good cause at the 1st Annual John Brandeburg Memorial Golf Tournament at Harbor Hills Country Club in Lady Lake on Saturday, May 16th! Four person scramble, 8AM Shotgun. Good fun and awesome prizes!

Download the Golf Tourament Flyer and Registration Form Below. See you there!


Registration Form

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