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alachua, baseball, canes, gainesville, hurricanes, raiders, santa fe -

By Cassandra Swartz: Santa Fe cruised to an easy victory over Gainesville on Friday night, ending the game via a 10-0 mercy rule in less than five innings. The Raiders played lights out on offense and defense, not giving the Canes any room to impact the game. Most of the defense on the night came from Raiders starting pitcher, Ryan Brown, who dominated on the mound. “Anytime he starts, I feel like we have a really good chance to win that game,” said Santa Fe head coach Travis Yeckring. “We hit up and down the order all night too, so I’m proud of...

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By Cassandra Swartz The Gainesville Hurricanes traveled to Eastside Thursday night and went home with a dominant win over their county rivals. It was a tale of two pitching staffs as one team excelled on the mound while the other gave up easy runs.The Canes started and ended the game hot on offense, scoring five runs in the top of the first inning, and another five in the top of the fifth to put up 10 for the night. “Today we needed to start running early, get guys in motion and see what we can make happen,” said Gainesville head coach Chris...

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11-1, baseball, bobcats, buchholz, hurricanes, lake weir, preseason -

By Cassandra Swartz If Lake Weir was looking for revenge for the 11-1 loss Buchholz handed them in last year’s preseason opener, they came up empty-handed as the Bobcats trounced them Tuesday night withthe same final score.After almost a year without baseball, Buchholz players seemed eager to put the program on a winning path. The Cats scored early and often, putting runs on the board in every inning except for the third. At the end of the sixth, the run rule was called into play by the umpire, ending the game an inning early.Noah Hayse, freshman catcher and UCF-commit, opened the scoring by launching...

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