Spartan Offense Swings Their Way Through NCAA South Regional Opener

Spartan Offense Swings Their Way Through NCAA South Regional Opener

Tampa, Fla.. – No. 1 seed Tampa Spartans win their first game of the NCAA South Regional against No. 8 seed Spring Hill Badgers. 

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: No.1 Tampa Spartans 18, No. 8 Spring Hill Badgers 9

Records: Tampa (37-14), Spring Hill (29-21)

Location: UT Baseball Field | Tampa, Fla.

All-time Series: Tampa now leads the all-time series against Spring Hill 2-0.

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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Badgers jumped out to an early lead with two runs in the first. T1 | 2-0 Spring Hill
  • Yorvis Torrealba led the inning off with a walk followed by a Drew Ehrhard single. Torrealba scored after a throwing error by the catcher on a stolen base attempt. B1 | 2-1 Spring Hill
  • Sam Freitas got the Spartans going with a hard-hit ball to short followed by a walk from Nick Derr. Freitas and Derr advanced on a wild pitch. Danny Blair walked to make the bases loaded. Nick Detringo crushed a double off of the left-center wall scoring Freitas and Derr. Ehrhard reached on a fielder's choice scoring Blair. Danny Sirven scored Detringo on a sac fly. B2 | 5-2 Tampa
  • Spring Hill answered with one run in the next top half. T3 | 5-3 Tampa
  • Cole Perry launched a solo home run. Freitas singled to the left side. Derr reached on a fielder's choice followed by a Blair walk. Detringo blooped a single scoring Freitas and Derr. Ehrhard scored Blair on a sac fly. B3 | 9-3 Tampa
  • Mangrum doubled to left field and advanced to third on a single by Perry. Mangrum scored on a sac fly by Freitas. B4 | 10-3 Tampa
  • The Badgers rallied for three runs to cut down the lead. T4 | 10-6 Tampa
  • Blair got the inning started with a single to the right side. Detringo smacked a two-run home run to left field. B5 | 12-6 Tampa
  • Detringo singled to center field. Torrealba followed with a double to score Detringo. B7 | 13-6 Tampa
  • The Spartans tallied five runs on five hits to extend their lead. B8 | 18-6 Tampa
  • Spring Hill added three more runs on three hits to end the game. T9 | 18-9 Tampa

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Krug earns his second win on the year bettering to 2-0.
  • Detringo went 4-5 on the day with seven RBI and three runs scored.
  • Torrealba finished 2-4 with two RBI.
  • Ehrhard added three RBI and Blair finished with four runs scored.

OUTSIDE THE BOX:

  • The Tampa offense finished with a season-high 18 runs on 17 hits.
  • Detringo reached a career-high along with team season high of seven RBI.
  • Detringo hit his sixth home run of the season.
  • Perry hit his fourth home run of the season.

UP NEXT:

The Spartans will play their second game of the NCAA South Regional versus the winner of West Florida/Nova Southeastern scheduled for 12 PM.

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