Preston Perez pitching for Bishop McLaughlin

Preston Perez allows just one run on two hits, while punching out five batters to pick up the win.

Written by on April 19th, 2017 (http://tampabayhighschoolbaseball.com)

Having to play a doubleheader on day two of the inaugural Bishop Bash Tournament did nothing to temper the bats of the tournament host Bishop McLaughlin Hurricanes on Tuesday. Bishop McLaughlin took both games to advance to Wednesday’s championship game, where it will face the Belen Jesuit Wolverines.

The Hurricanes showed no fatigue after holding off Cardinal Gibbons 3-2 in the opener, coming out of the gate mashing the ball to the tune of five hits and six runs in the first inning of game two. Adam Berry’s two-RBI single led the way and Preston Perez stymied the Springstead Eagles’ offense the rest of the game on the mound and the Hurricanes held on for a 10-5 victory.

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