Saint Brendan’s baseball team pulled ahead of Archbishop McCarthy and won 10-7 on Thursday.
Down 7-4, catcher Fabian Pena hit a grand slam and gave the Sabres a one-run lead. Two more runs were added in the sixth and seventh. Pena went 2 for 5 with 4 RBI and pitcher Matt Diaz picked up his third win of the season.
SAINT BRENDAN 10, ARCHBISHOP MCCARTHY 7
WP: Matt Diaz (3-1). Top performers: Chiqui Carrera 2-3. Miguel Ceballos 2-3. Fabian Pena 2-5, gran slam, 4 RBI. Danny Sirven 2-5, RBI. Henry Knez 2-4, 2 RBI.
The Westminster Christian softball team blew past previously undefeated Coral Reef for an 8-2 win at Coral Reef Thursday.
Trailing 2-0 in the third, junior Caitlin Charlton hit a home run with two on and two outs to take a lead that the warriors wouldn’t relinquish.
Kelli Kleis, who pitched a complete game and struck out four, helped to keep the rest of the game scoreless for the Barracudas.
The Warriors managed to rally again in the seventh, scoring three.
Westminster Christian (12-4) goes on to face Coral Gables Friday at 4 in a make-up game that was postponed due to rain on Tuesday.
WP: Kelli Kleis (10-4). LP: D. Wilson. Top performers: Caitlin Charlton 2-3, HR, 3 RBI. Kelli Kleis 2-3, double. Kaitlyne Musa 1-3, RBI. WC 12-4
NORTH MIAMI 16, MIAMI CENTRAL 6 (6)
WP: Jeremy Deleon (2-1). LP: Hurst. Top performers: Daury Ceballos 3-4, 2 doubles, 3 RBI. Ondre Jenkins 2-3, 4 SB. Victor Ceballos 2-2. NM 7-3
HIALEAH 7, HIALEAH GARDENS 1
WP: Adan Gutierrez (3-1). LP: Robert Ledesma. Top performers: Kevin Betancourt 3-4, RBI. Alian Silva 2-3, SB. Gilbert Maldonado 2-4, double, 2 RBI, 2 runs. HIA 9-3
MOURNING 14, NORLAND 3 (5)
WP: Chris Contreras (2-0). LP: De La Cruz. Top performers: Andrew Velez 3-3, 3 runs, RBI, 2 SB. Carlos Zulueta 3-4, 2 runs, 2 RBI, 2 SB. Nicolas Zambrano 2-3, run, 3 RBI
KILLIAN 3, PALMETTO 1
WP: Ryan Granda CG (3-0). LP: Micheal Wall. Top performers: Mike Perez 1-2, RBI. Joey Gonzalez 1-3, double, 2 RBI. KIL 10-4-1
MATER ACADEMY 9, WESTLAND HIALEAH 3
WP: Andrew Cabezas (6-0). Top performers: Danny Reyes 3-4, 3 runs, RBI. JC Escarra 2-3, RBI. Aramis Garcia 3-4, RBI. MA 12-0
WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN 14, DORAL ACADEMY 1 (5)
WP: Tyre (1-0). Top performers: Johnny Ruiz 3-3, 3 doubles, 4 RBI. Julian Infante 2-2, HR, 2 RBI
SOUTHWEST 6, SUNSET 1