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DJ Stewart lifts FSU over UNCW

BY: Marcus Joseph

Edited By: Max Fay

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – With the game tied 3-3 to begin the bottom of the 7th inning, Florida State outfielder DJ Stewart finally got a pitch he liked and sent it over the right centerfield fence. His solo homerun would end up being enough to seal the deal for the Seminoles, taking the first leg of their three game series against UNC Wilmington 4-3.

FSU faced an undefeated UNCW, who is entered the weekend series undefeated at 6-0 in their 2015 campaign including two wins over Wake Forest.

“That was a good ball game,” said Florida State Head Coach Mike Martin. “A game that you never like to look into the last column and see two [errors].” “Our pitching, of course is what bailed us out. We pitched extremely well. “

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Godby Run-Rules Madison County

By: Max Fay 

TALLAHASSEE, FLA., (franchisesportsonline.net) – Godby raced out to a six-run lead after the first inning and didn’t let up. The Cougars tallied 14 runs before the night was over, run-ruling Madison County 14-0 after 4 ½ innings.

Sophomore pitcher Logan Lacey starred on the mound for Godby (2-4), throwing a five-inning shutout and striking out eight along the way. Adam Cromer went 2-for-3 on the night, and Eddie Wright went 1-for-3 with a pair of RBIs for the Cougars.

CJ Bell singled off Lacey to start the game for Madison County (1-4), but he would be one of only three Cowboys to reach base all night. Godby scored all six of its first inning runs with two outs. Wright opened the scoring with a two-run single, and the rest of the lineup followed suit. Six of the next seven Cougar batters put the ball in play.

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High School Baseball Schedule: Week of Feb. 23 – 28

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24-Feb Maclay vs. Taylor County Maclay 4:00
24-Feb Florida High vs. JPII Florida High 6:00
24-Feb Godby vs. Rickards Godby 7:00
       
25-Feb Lincoln vs. Pensacola Catholic Lincoln 5:00
       
26-Feb Maclay vs. Jefferson County Jefferson County 4:00
26-Feb Chiles vs. North Florida Christian Chiles 6:00
26-Feb JPII vs. FAMU DRS JPII 6:00
26-Feb Lincoln vs. Suwannee Lincoln 6:00
26-Feb Florida High vs. East Gadsden East Gadsden 6:00
26-Feb Godby vs. Madison County Godby 7:00
       
27-Feb Godby vs. Holmes County Godby 6:00
27-Feb Leon vs. North Florida Christian Leon 6:00
27-Feb Rickards vs. Wakulla Wakulla 6:00
27-Feb Florida High vs. Taylor County Taylor County 7:00
27-Feb Lincoln vs. Bainbridge Lincoln 7:00
       
28-Feb JPII vs. Holmes County JPII 12:00
28-Feb Chiles vs. Suwannee Chiles 1:00
28-Feb Leon vs. Cairo Leon 2:00
28-Feb Maclay vs. Wakulla Wakulla 2:00

 

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Rickards Advances to Final Four

By: Max Fay

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TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) - Shondarious Baker’s breakaway dunk with 11 seconds left in the game put the exclamation point on Rickards 57-43 win over Baker County. Rickards captured the Regional Championship and now moves on to face Tarpon Springs in the State Semifinal.

Raiders guard Maurice Howard led all scorers with 17 points, and Baker added 7. Charles Ruise had 15 points for Baker County, and Mike Evans scored 8.

Rickards built their double-digit lead after a 12-0 run midway through the third quarter, but they would be tested down the stretch.

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Lincoln Upended in the Regional Semifinals

By: Andrew Small

Edited By: Max Fay  

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – In Lincoln’s second wire-to-wire game of the week, the Trojans fell to the Crestview Bulldogs 58-56 in the Regional Semifinals.

Kamron Mack and Patrice Sarrazin combined for 30 points for the Trojans. The Bulldogs’ Rusty Moorer and Andrew Adkins combined for 26 points in the win.

Lincoln (20-8) had a chance to tie the game with nine seconds left. The Trojans inbounded the ball to the top of the key with their season on the line. Crestview (20-9) played close man coverage and pressured the ball, and Sarrazin lost the ball as the final seconds ticked off of the clock.

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Lincoln Edges Niceville in Nail Biter

By: Andrew Small 

Edited By: Max Fay 

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) - In a game that had Trojans and Eagles on the end of their seats, the Lincoln Trojans edged out the Niceville Eagles 48-47. Tyler James’ layup with just seven seconds left missed, and Lincoln jumped on the rebound to keep their postseason alive.

After a timeout, Lincoln (19-7) would inbound the ball as the clocked ticked down from one-second. Leading the Trojans to victory was SG Patrice Sarrazin with 16 points, including 14 points in the 2nd half.

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Hard Day at the Office for TCC Basketball

Written By: Aerika Miles

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (FRANCHISESPORTSONLINE.NET) - The Eagles struggled to keep up with rival Northwest Florida Raiders on Saturday. Both teams fell in a tough a battle.

The Lady Eagles (19-8, 4-5 PC) started off strong with shooting 48.4% in the first half. The intensity from both teams was immense. Although, NWF (22-2, 7-2 PC) lead for most of the half the Eagles still showed high resilience as Cat Wells launched a clutch buzzer beater to close the half at 36 all.

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Lady Rattlers Fall 4-2 in Season Home Opener

Written By: Aerika Miles

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – Lady Rattlers battled in seven tough in innings with nationally 6th ranked University of Kentucky Thursday. With a capacious fan base for FAMU, the Rattlers proved they could hang with the elite.

Sophomore standout pitcher Kenya Pereira (0-1) tossed all seven innings, allowing four runs off of seven hits and striking out five batters. “I wasn’t trying to think that it’s “Kentucky”, I was just playing the game. Even though we lost, we still played good.”

Kentucky’s Sylver Samuel (1-for-3) tripled to centerfield that lead her to score on Griffin Joyner’s flyer to left for UK to score first with a 1-0 lead. FAMU stepped to the plate and tied the game in second inning. Pinch Runner Naesha Lewis scored from second on Amber Fullwood’s (1-for-3) single shot up the middle.

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High School Basketball Schedule – Regional Quarter Finals: Week of February 12

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Thursday, February 12,  2015 – Niceville vs. Lincoln at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 12,  2015 Chiles vs. Crestview at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 12,  2015 – Arnold vs. Rickards at 7:00 p.m.

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High School Baseball Schedule – Week of February 9 – 14

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Monday, February 9,  2015 – Rickards vs. Aucilla Christian at 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 10,  2015 – Leon vs. Suwannee at 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 10,  2015 – FAMU DRS vs. Maclay at 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 10,  2015 – JPII vs. Rickards at 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 12,  2015 – Leon vs. Godby at 4:30 p.m.

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Maclay 3A-2 District Champs

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TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – Maclay’s big second half gave the Marauders the 3A-2 District Championship as they beat North Florida Christian 62-40.

Alex Perry led the Marauders with 24 points, and Chas Dudley and Garrison Rolle added eight points apiece. Melvin Ray scored 14 points for NFC (10-14) and Marvin Scott had 9 points.

Maclay (15-13) found themselves down 15-10 in the second quarter, but a three by Perry would start a 14-3 Marauder run to close out the half. Maclay carried that momentum into the second half, opening the third quarter on a 12-3 run as they took a 36-21 lead.

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Rattler Softball Pregame

Written By: Aerika Miles

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – With a possibility of playing 60+ games this season, the Lady Rattlers look forward to the challenge.

Head Softball Coach Veronica Wiggins begins her 24th season with the program. Under her belt she has 650 wins and 722 losses. With this record she also holds 10 MEAC titles, eight postseason appearances, and five NCAA regional appearances.

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