Explorers Take Down South Dade; Improve to 4-2
Last Friday night, the Explorers took on the South Dade Buccaneers on the road. The 3 Explorers pitchers combined to pitch a gem as they 1 hit the Buccaneers. Junior Jonathan Velasquez got the win for the Explorers throwing 5 innings and allowing just 1 hit with 4 strikeouts. Seniors Anthony Vega and Alex Prieto came in relief of Velasquez and shut down any hopes the Buccaneers had of making a comeback. The Explorers bats also remained red hot as they put up 7 runs on 9 hits. Senior Carlos Linares and junior JP Herholtz both had a multi hit games while Herholtz drove in 3 runs and sophomore Ariel Garcia drove in 2. The Explorers look to stay hot as they return to district play on the road as they take on Varela at 3:30.