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Tritons notch 19th victory

April 24, 2012
By JIM LINETTE ( , Lehigh Acres Citizen

The Mariner Tritons wrapped up the regular season with a 9-4 victory over South Fort Myers Friday night.

The win gives the Tritons (19-6) a lift heading into next week's District 5A-13 Tournament at Terry Park. After starting the season 3-4, the Tritons have won 16 of their last 18 games.

Tyler Bender pitched five solid innings, scattering five hits and striking out six to earn his third win on the mound.

He got plenty of offensive help from Joey Morales and Tony Lopez, who each contributed two hits and two RBI. Brad Dusick added two hits toward the Tritons' 10-hit total.

The Tritons open district play Tuesday night at Terry Park with a semifinal matchup against Lemon Bay.

South FM010 012 0 - 4 7 6

Mairner202 122 x - 9 10 3

W - Bender (3-0). L - Ramon.

2B - Morales (M), Baily (SFM).


District 2A-10: Southwest Florida Christian won the championship Thursday night with a 6-4 victory over Sarasota Christian.

Cape Coral's Meghan Sullivan struck out 11 batters and just one of the runs she allowed was earned.

SWF Christian hosts a Region 2A-3 quarterfinal playoff game at 4 p.m. Tuesday against Tampa Cambridge Christian.



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