McAffer, Ando, Hemer Soroka impress

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* More scouts show at any other high school showcase than the Perfect Game WWBA world championship in Jupiter, Fla. Scouts rent golf carts from the 12 St. Loyis Cardinals and Miami Marlins diamond, as well as Roger Dean Stadium. ….

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SWFL moves to 3-0 with 7-0 win
Gm # 83 | SWFL Baseball vs. Canada PG Gold
SWFL Baseball (3-0) scored in five different innings to beat Canada PG Gold (0-4) by a score of 7-0 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Florida commit Troy Bacon (2015, Tampa, FL) led all players with two hits and three RBI.

Four pitchers combined on the one-hitter for SWFL, including Charleston Southern commit LHP Shane McClanahan (2015, Cape Coral, FL), who struck out five in 3.0 innings. McClanahan displayed sound mechanics while working in the 85-89 mph range. He also flashed a late-breaking curve in the mid-70s. Teammate RHP Jacinto Arredondo (2016, Center Hill, FL) fanned a pair in 1.0 inning. The 5-foot-10, 175-pounder fired strikes at 89-90. He also flashed a good slider in the mid-70s.

Team Rawlings wins over Blue Jays
Gm # 107 | 10/25/2014 | 12:40 PM Ontario Blue Jays vs. Team Rawlings
Team Rawlings defeated the Ontario Blue Jays 5-2 to remain undefeated at 3-0 in the tournament. Tyler Heinrichs (2015, Walton HS, GA), a Tulane commit, led the way for the Team Rawlings’ offense going 2-3 with 1 RBI. Kyle Jacobson (2017, Allatoona HS, GA) used a sound hitting approach and a quick bat to go 1-3 with 1 double and 1 run scored. Georgia Tech commit, Carter Hall (2015, Wesleyan HS, GA), also impressed from the leadoff spot going 2-2 with 2 runs scored, 3 stolen bases and 1 walk.

Georgia Tech commit, Tyler Stephenson (2015, Kennesaw Mountain HS, GA), started and earned the win for Team Rawlings throwing 2 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and 3 walks, while striking out 3 batters. Stephenson featured an 85-90 mph fastball and mixed in a 76-78 mph slider and a 78-84 mph changeup.

For the Blue Jays, Royce Ando (2015, John Fraser HS, ON) went 2-2 with 1 double, 1 RBI and 2 walks.

Blaze win over Redskins
Gm # 125 | 10/25/2014 | 5:20 PM Midland Redskins vs. DBacks Langley Blaze
The DBacks Langley Blaze defeated the Midland Redskins 6-4 to pick up their first win of the tournament. Myles Gordon (2015, St Ignatius of Loyola HS, ON) helped power the Blaze offense showing a short, compact swing and a live bat going 1-3 with a 2-run home run. Robert Hemer (2015, Akron Comm East HS, BC) also impressed going 1-1 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.

William McAffer (2015, Sentinel Secondary HS, BC) started and earned the win for the Blaze going 4 innings allowing 4 mike sorokaruns, but only 1 earned, on 6 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 7 batters. McAffer featured an 84-88/89 mph fastball and mixed in a 75-78 mph curveball and a 79-83 mph changeup.

For the Redskins, Virginia Tech commit, Gavin Lux (2016, Indian Trail Academy HS, WI), showed good bat speed and extension going 1-3 with a solo home run and Georgia Tech commit, Chase Murray, (2016, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy HS, OH) went 1-3 with 2 RBI and 1 stolen base.

Baseball America’s Clint Longenecker (‏@Clint_BA) tweeted:
Young, projectable RHP Mike Soroka (Canada) threw well. Showed pitchability, feel for 3 offerings and competed vs. stout lineup w/ ez deliv

Scott Harrigan
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