BASEBALL: ODA edges Bradenton Christian; Lakewood Ranch remains undefeated
Out-of-Door Academy bests Bradenton Christian in single run game.
SARASOTA — Tyler Colditz’s RBI single in the fifth inning produced the game’s only run as Out-of-Door Academy beat Bradenton Christian 1-0 in a Class 3A-District 5 baseball game on Thursday night at ODA.
Each team managed just two hits. The Thunder (5-1, 4-0 in 3A-5) got six innings of two-hit ball from Nick Romagnola, with Mason Kolbve collecting his second save of the season.
Eli Thurmond was the hard-luck loser for the Panthers (3-2, 2-2).
OUT-OF-DOOR ACADEMY 1, BRADENTON CHRISTIAN 0
Game at: Out-of-Door Academy, Lakewood Ranch (Class 3A-District 5 game)
Pitchers: BCS, Eli Thurmond (L, 6 IP 2 H 1 R-ER 1 BB 1 K); ODA, Nick Romagnola (W, 6 IP 2 H 0 R 2 BB 8 K), Mason Kolbe (S 2, 1 IP 0 H 1K).
Records: ODA 5-1 (4-0 in 3A-5), BCS 3-2 (2-2).
Up next: ODA vs. SW Florida Christian, Monday, 6 p.m.