BASEBALL: ODA blanks Tampa Catholic

Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Staff Reporter
Kessler throw one-hitter, strikes out 8
Kessler throw one-hitter, strikes out 8
Austin Kessler threw a one-hitter and struck out eight batters and the Out-of-Door Academy Thunder scored eight runs in the fifth inning to beat Tampa Catholic 10-0 in a game called in the sixth inning because of the mercy rule.
Alex DiMAre Mason Kolbe and P.J. Fincher each had a pair of hits and Julian Brown had a double and two RBI to help ODA improve its record to 15-6.
Game at: Tampa Catholic Sports Complex
Leading hitters: ODA, Alex DiMare (2-for-4), Mason Kolbe (2-for-3), P.J. Fincher (2-for-4), Julian Brown (2B 2 RBI).
Pitching: Austin Kessler (W, 5 IP, 1 H 0 R, 2 BB 8 K).
Records: ODA 15-6, Tampa Catholic 8-14.
Next game: ODA at Seffner Christian, Thursday, 4:30 p.m.
Of note: Game was shortened to six innings due to mercy rule. Thunder scored eight runs in fifth inning.

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