Wednesday’s game against Jensen Beach was a heartbreaker for the Centennial Eagles, as they lost the lead late in a 3-2 defeat. The game was tied at two with Jensen Beach batting in the top of the eighth when Patrick Gillen lined out, driving in a run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Jensen Beach pitchers struck out six, while Centennial sat down four.
In the top of the seventh inning, Jensen Beach tied things up at two. Jeremy Galinis grounded out, scoring one run.
Chris Knier took the win for Jensen Beach. He went three and a third innings, allowing zero runs on two hits, striking out four and walking zero. Egan Keeler threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
John Riordan took the loss for Centennial. He lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing two hits and one run while walking zero.
Nico Dokoupil started the game for Jensen Beach. He lasted two and two-thirds innings, allowing two hits and one run while striking out one Anthony Gomez started the game for Centennial. He went six and a third innings, allowing one run on four hits, striking out four and walking one
Tomas Sucharski went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the Eagles in hits.
Austin Trumpour led Jensen Beach with two hits in three at bats.