Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Grandson Scotty Makes the Palatka Daily News

PA L AT K A DA I LY N E W S • W E D N E S DAY, F E B R UA RY 2 , 2 0 1 1

Vikings beat Brevard, 5-3

Another strong seventh inning lifted the St. Johns River State College baseball team to its third win in
four games, 5-3, Tuesday afternoon over host Brevard Community College.

Jake Schrader’s two-run homer got the Vikings on the board in the sixth, then they took the lead for
good with a three-run seventh highlighted by JoJo Taylor’s two-run double. David Bouton and Max St.
Hilaire both singled and Marquis Lewis was hit by a pitch in the seventh.

St. Johns has scored the go-ahead runs in the seventh inning of each of their three victories.

Schrader was 2-for-4, St. Hilaire 2-5 in a nine-hit offense. The Vikings’ other hits were Taylor’s double and singles by Lewis, Bouton, Lee Hart and Arnaldo Pizarro.

The fourth of five St. Johns pitchers, Scott McManis (1-0) got the win with one and two-thirds
scoreless innings.

Chris Fern finished with two scoreless, hitless innings, striking out three to get
his first save of 2011. Palatka freshman Chayce Garner pitched the first three innings, allowing onerun on four hits with one walk and one strikeout.