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Bartram Trail Bears (5-0)
2B: John Cassala, Blake Marabell
TB: Wade Ledford, John Cassala 3, Blake Marabell 2
RBI: Blake Marabell
TB: Lisenba, Pillsbury W, Schmidt 2
Bartram Trail Bears (4-0)
2B: John Cassala
TB: Wade Ledford 2, John Cassala 3, Jacob Lovelace 3, Blake Marabell 2, Tanner Murphy 2
RBI: Wade Ledford, Mike Cassala, Jacob Lovelace, Joseph Hoelle, Blake Marabell 3, Tanner Murphy 2, Jared Nourse
SAC: Joseph Hoelle, Blake Marabell
HBP: Joseph Hoelle 2
SB: Jacob Lovelace
W- Davenport (2-0)
Atlantic Coast Stingrays
TB: Swan 2, Greene, Roberts
Bears 10 runs in sixth lifts them past Stingrays 12-0
A 10-run explosion in the sixth inning helped lift the Bartram Trail Bears to a 12-0 win in six innings over the Atlantic Coast Stingrays Saturday.
The Bears got their first run of the game with two outs in the first inning. Blake Marabell singled home Jon Cassala after Cassala doubled off the left field wall. The Bears would add another run in second inning after Jacob Lovelace led off with a single to left. Joe Hoelle laid down a sacrifice bunt to move Lovelace to second. Lovelace would steal third and score on a Jared Nourse ground ball to third base. The Bears would not score another run until the top of the sixth when the Bears exploded for 10 runs on seven hits.
The Bears had five players record multiple hits in the game (Lovelace 3, Ledford 2, Cassala J. 2, Marabell 2, Murphy 2). The Bears also had seven hitters drive in a run ( Cassala M, Ledford, Marabell, Murphy, Lovelace, Hoelle, Lovelace, Nourse)
Jarrod Davenport and Mike Cassala combined for the shutout. Davenport earned the win going four innings, scattering four hits, fanning two and walking one. Cassala did not allow a runner to reach base in two innings and struck out five Stingray hitters.
The Bears return to action on Monday at Home against Oakleaf High School. Game time is set for 6:00 PM.
Solid D Lifts Bears Past Blue Devils, Win 4-1
The Bartram Trail JV were back in action Friday night at Clay High School. Fresh off their win against Atlantic Coast the Bears looked to continue on the winning path. Two nights after the Bears blanked the Stingrays at home, the Bears received another stellar defensive performance highlighted by 3 double plays and a complete game by Cade Sapala. Sapala went the distance to get the win, striking out 1, walking 1, and giving up only one earned run. The Bears offense relied on timely hitting throughout the night as they were able to manufacture 4 runs to improve to 4-1 on the year.
The JV’s continue on their 5 game stretch of road games tomorrow at Providence.
The Bartram Trail Bears took on the Yulee Yellow Jackets on Thursday at home.
The Jackets jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first inning when Harnage singled to lead off the game. Harnage advanced to third on a Batram error. Munday singled, bringing home Harnage for the Jackets. Yulee then tacked on one more run when Graves scored on a passed ball.
The Bears responded in the third inning with a leadoff triple by Wade Ledford. The Bears tied the game at 2-2 after a John Cassala’s double down the left field line, scoring Ledford. Blake Marabell’s single advanced Cassala to third allowing Tanner Murphy’s single to score Cassala. Marabell would score on a squeeze attempt and Murphy on a passed ball. The Bears added their final run of the inning on an error, scoring Jared Nourse, taking the Bears lead to 5-2.
In the top of the fourth Yulee scored another run on a Bartram error, closing its deficit to 5-3.
Bartram responded again in the bottom of the fourth scoring via sacrifice fly from Christian Harkey and a two-run double by Norse.
The Bears tacked on another run in the fifth when John Cassala singled in Mike Cassala. The Bears got their final run of the game off of a solo homerun in sixth by Jared Nourse to give the Bears a 10-3 lead.
Starting pitcher Blake Bodin went 4 innings, striking out five and walking two of Yulee’s hitters to get the win. Bodin gave up only 1 earned run and scattered 4 hits. Joe Hoelle came in for 2 innings of relief giving up 1 hit and striking out four. Tanner Ruskin came in for the final three outs of the game, striking out the side and securing the Bears victory.
The Bears are back in action at Atlantic Coast on Saturday, first pitch is slated for 10:00 AM
2B: John Cassala, Jarrod Norse
3B: Wade Ledford
HR: Jared Nourse
TB: Wade Ledford 4, John Cassala 4, Blake Marabell, Tanner Murphy, Jared Norse 6
RBI: Christian Harkey, John Cassala 2, Tanner Murphy, Jared Nourse 3
SF: Christian Harkey
FC: Jacob Lovelace
HBP: Jared Norse
SB: Mike Cassala, Pat Tybor, Blake Marabell, Tanner Murphy 2, Jared Nourse
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W- Blake Bodin
Yulee Yellow Jackets
2B: Collins, Thomas
TB: Harnage 2, Munday, Collins 2, Thomas 2
Bartram JV’s shutout Stingrays, Improve to 3-1 on season
The Bartram Trail Bears JV team was back in action at home against the Atlantic Coast Stingrays on Wednesday. Starting pitcher Caleb Gerald went 5 innings, while Andrew Williamson came in for the Bears final six outs to combine for the shutout. The Bears committed 0 errors on defense and collected 8 runs on 12 hits. Bartram JV’s will be back in action on Friday at Clay with a 6:00 PM start time.
Saturday’s JV game is at Providence starting at 10:00 AM.
Bears Hold Off Crusaders to Win Home Opener
The Bartram Trail Bears were back in action at home on Friday against the Bishop Kenny Crusaders. Fresh off their win at Providence the Bears had another great performance on the mound from Mike Cassala and stellar defense by the Bears. Cassala went 6 innings, fanning 14, walking only one and scattering 6 hits. The Crusaders only run was unearned. The Bears collect 4 hits and 3 runs to lift them past the Crusaders at home with a 3-1 win.
The Bears took an early 2-0 lead in the first after a sacrifice fly by Blake Marabell that scored Mike Cassala from 3rd and Tanner Murphy’s fielder choice which scored Wade Ledford.
Bartram would get one more run in the 3rd to take a 3-0 lead. The Crusaders got on the board in the 5th to cut the lead to 3-1. Patrick Tybor came in for the 7th inning to record the final three outs for the Bears to get the save.
Mike Cassala extends his hitting streak to 14 games, passing Connor Marabell. Cassala is 10 hits shy of setting a new school record.
The Bears return to action on February 17th at Atlantic Coast, first pitch is scheduled for 6:30 pm.
2B: Wade Ledford
TB: Wade Ledford 2, Mike Cassala, John Cassala, Tanner Murphy
RBI: Blake Marabell, Tanner Murphy
SAC: Wade Ledford, Joseph Hoelle
SB: John Cassala
W- Cassala, M (1-0)
Bishop Kenny Crusaders
TB: Board, Makauskas 2, Seabrooke, Hartless, Ybanez, Gonzalez
Bartram Trail Bears (1-0)
2B: Mike Cassala, Tyler Emmet 2, Tanner Murphy
3B: Jacob Lovelace
TB: Mike Cassala 2, Tyler Emmet 4, Jacob Lovelace 4, Joseph Hoelle 2, Blake Marabell, Tanner Murphy 2
RBI: Mike Cassala 2, Tyler Emmet 2, Tanner Murphy
W- Davenport (1-0)
TB: Hickey, Holmes