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Baseball: No. 3 Wellington stops No. 8 Royal Palm Beach


Danny Hernandez doubled and tripled, drove in a run and scored a run, leading the third-ranked Wellington baseball team to a 5-2 victory over eighth-ranked Royal Palm Beach on Friday night.

Kyle Black had two hits, including a double, and Conner Dunnam gave up one run in three innings of work for the Wolverines (11-4).

No. 5 Dwyer 10, Olympic Heights 0: Charlie Von Werne was 2-for-3 with three RBIs; Myles Colangelo went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, and Danny Lynch had two doubles and an RBI as the Panthers (13-4) routed the Lions.

Oxbridge Academy 7, Cardinal Newman 6: Alex Rao’s game-winning two-run single led the Thunderwolves over the Crusaders. Frank Guelli was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs and Andrew Johnson went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI for Oxbridge.

Benjamin 19, King’s Academy 2: Paul LaNoce was 2-for-2 with a grand slam and five RBIs and Aaron Steinhart went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored as the Buccaneers (9-6) routed the Lions in West Palm Beach.

Atlantic 9, Spanish River 5: Shelby Frazier struck out seven in four innings and also collected two hits, helping the Eagles (9-8) defeat the Sharks. Justin Verisco had a double and triple for Atlantic.

No. 1 Jupiter 4, Palm Beach Gardens 3: Michael Panczak struck out seven in tossing a complete game, but the Gators fell to the Warriors late Thursday.



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