Sailfish Split Final Doubleheader of the Season

Written By: TJ Budd, Sports Information Director

Courtesy Ron HilliardCourtesy Ron Hilliard

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Palm Beach Atlantic capped off a wild weekend series on Friday with each team winning one game, PBA taking the first 8-3 and Rollins winning the finale 13-8. The Sailfish take the series 2-1 after winning on Thursday night 18-8.

The series had 88 combined hits and 58 runs with Jake Summey leading the PBA offense with nine hits and seven runs scored during the three games. He hit for the cycle in the series and drove in five total runs.

The Sailfish wrap up the season at 21-28.

Game One: PBA 8, Rollins 3
Summey picked up three hits including his first career home run, a solo shot down the left field line in the first as the Sailfish secured the series victory. The sophomore also tripled to lead off the seventh, later scoring on a base hit by Kyle Simon.

Bobby Brennan hit his second homer of the season in the eighth, a two-run shot that put PBA up 8-2. He scored three times in the game after drawing two walks. Phil DiLandro followed up a two-hit day on Thursday with two more on Friday. Marcos Perez and Robert Campo each had two hits in the game.

The ‘Fish jumped out to an early 3-0 lead after two innings and added a three spot in the seventh to break open a 3-2 game.

Mitchell Carroll (1-2) earned his first career victory after striking out nine in six innings of work. The freshman gave up just four hits, one walk and one run. Dominic Monda got his sixth save in his final appearance in the Blue and White, striking out four in three innings.

Game Two: Rollins 13, PBA 8
The Sailfish led 3-1 again after two but the Tars scored five times in the third and added four in the fifth including three unearned runs to take the final game of the series. PBA tied the game at 6-6 after four but a costly error helped the Tars take the lead for good in the fifth.

Bobby Brennan had three hits for PBA and drove in three runs. He singled in a run in the first and later doubled home two more in the fourth, later scoring for the only time as Simon doubled him in.

Summey added two more hits in the game and drove in two. Jorge Bravo had two hits in his final game for the Sailfish. Robert Campo also had two hits in the game and scored twice.

Sam Shields (0-3) took the loss after pitching into the fifth, allowing 11 hits and 10 runs with just seven of them earned. He struck out two.

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