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Jupiter finishes third baseball win of week with a bang

Jupiter coach Andy Mook warned his team about getting big heads after Wednesday’s game, but it would be hard to blame the Warriors if they were feeling pretty good about themselves.

The No. 3 Warriors (10-2) blew out No. 7 Forest Hill 17-0, capping a three-day stretch where they beat three of the best teams in Palm Beach County.

“We’re all coming together, finally,” shortstop Anthony Servideo said. “Now we got it, and we’re good to go.”

Before Wednesday’s win, Jupiter beat No. 2 Dwyer 8-1 on Monday and No. 3 Park Vista 5-1 on Tuesday, ending the week with three wins by a combined score of 30-2.

Mook still isn’t completely satisfied, though.

“Our offense is clicking, obviously we’re scoring runs,” Mook said. “We’re doing things, but we can fine tune it.”

Mook’s team needed no time to get adjusted Wednesday. Leading off, Servideo tripled and scored on a wild pitch. That could have given Forest Hill (9-4) a chance to start fresh with no runners on base and only one run on the board. But Jupiter’s offense was merciless.

First baseman Tyler Ward, an Air Force signee, followed with a triple of his own, scoring on a two-run error. Right fielder Ricky Clark drove in a run with a hit as the Warriors batted around.

Then, Servideo stepped to the plate again, and he drove in two more runs with his second triple of the inning, putting Jupiter up 7-0. When the inning ended, the Warriors led 8-0.

“Makes it a lot easier,” Mook said. “Puts a little less stress on you. They want to jump on them. They want to jump out early whenever they get a chance; they’re coming out ready to swing and do the job.”

Jupiter added five more runs in the second inning, one more in the third and then three more in the fourth as it mercy run-ruled Forest Hill. Gavin Scott pitched three scoreless innings, and Chuck Fishbaugh pitched a scoreless inning of relief.

The Warriors have five days off before playing an easier stretch next week, taking on a good Suncoast team but also facing winless Palm Beach Lakes and struggling Palm Beach Gardens. Though Jupiter has a good shot at winning all those games, Mook wants to make sure his team doesn’t get cocky.

“Like I told them, don’t get a big head,” Mook said, “because we’ve got a long way to go.”

In other games Wednesday:

No. 9 Trinity Christian 8, Canterbury School 3: Kaeber Rog went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI as the Warriors (10-4) overpowered the Cavaliers in West Palm Beach.

Benjamin 5, West Boca Raton 2: Isaiah Thomas went 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, and two RBI as the Buccaneers (5-6) took care of the Bulls in West Palm Beach.

Palm Beach Gardens 12, King’s Academy 11: Preston Colp hit a triple while Mike Panczak hit a double as the Gators (4-7) outlasted the Lions in Pompano Beach.

Palm Beach Gardens 5, Covenant Day 3: Noah Houge went 2-for-2 with two RBI as the Gators (5-7) toppled the Lions in Pompano Beach.

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