MIAMI SHORES, Fla. (April 20, 2018) – A five run seventh inning pushed the Bucs ahead late, and the Tars couldn't generate a comeback of their own, falling 6-5.
Rollins drops to 16-22 overall and 4-15 in the conference while Barry improves to 17-22, 4-15 in the Sunshine State Conference.
Brad Case got the start for the Blue and Gold. The junior tossed in six innings, allowing five hits and four earned runs. The Pelham, New York native earned three strikeouts, and only walked one batter. Also making an appearance on the hill were seniors Brian Auerbach and Mike Gaughan.
Barry totaled 11 hits on the night, with six different Bucs recording at least one hit. Andrew Rapoza had a team high three hitsin the leadoff spot, while Justin Lamazares had two hits and a RBI.
On the mound for the Bucs was Pablo Arevalo with the start. He and Armando Gonzalez each dished out three strikeouts, before Blain Duncan came in to record the win, his second of the season.
• Rollins still leads the all-time series vs Barry, 60-44
• Head Coach Jon Sjogren is 336-322-3 in his 13th season at the helm of Rollins baseball
The Tars will gear up for a doubleheader tomorrow against SSC rivals Barry once again. First pitch is slated for April 21, at 12 p.m. in Miami Shores, Fla.