Riverdale snapped a 3-3 deadlock with a game-winning run in the fourth inning and added two insurance runs later to hand Cape Coral its first defeat 6-3 Tuesday night.
Kerry McLaughlin hammered a solo home run in the first inning to put the Seahawks ahead. Pitcher Makenzie Buss ripped a two-run homer in the third to give the Seahawks a 3-2 lead.
Riverdale ultimately tied the game again before seizing the lead for good.
The Seahawks (4-1) host Fort Myers Wednesday.
Cape Coral 102 000 0 - 3 4 3
Riverdale 201 120 x - 6 10 1
W - Taylor. L - Buss (4-1).
HR - McLaughlin (CC), Buss (CC).
Riverview 6, Island Coast 3: A sixth-inning triple assured Riverview's victory over Island Coast Tuesday night.
The Gators saw a 2-1 lead evaporate in the fourth inning and the lead become insurmountable in the fifth inning when Riverview tacked on a pair of runs.
The Gators (1-3) host North Port Wednesday.
Island Coast 110 010 0 - 3 5 0
Riverview 010 302 x - 6 9 3
W - Wyant. L - Rodriguez (0-2).
2B - Dawson (R), Malone (IC). 3B - Cantone (R).
Gateway Charter 4, Mariner 3
Singles - Brandon Wortkotter (GC) def. Jordan Coberly 6-0 6-1; Alex Stahl (GC) def. Ethan Fletcher 6-0 6-1; Cole Mcneely (M) def. Carlos Carbo (6-2 6-4; Hassan Rehmattulah (GC) de.f Shawn Chin 6-1 6-3; Kaleb McClellan (M) def. Sean White 6-0 6-0
Doubles - Wortkotter/Stahl (GC) def. Coberly/Fletcher 8-0; McClellan/J. Kenney (M) def. Rehmattulah/Carbo 8-3
Records: Mariner 1-2.
Next Match: Mariner vs. North Fort Myers, Friday.
Mariner 7, Gateway Charter 0
Singles - Tristan Miller (M) def. Legeic 6-0, 6-0; Katia Khatskevich (M) def. Tofolli 6-0, 6-0; Holly Fritz (M) def. Escudero 6-0, 6-0; Molly Jo Fogle (M) def. Hotchkiss 6-0, 6-0; Katlynn Bandemer (M) def. Anguls 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles - Megan Fritz/H Fritz (M) def. Wilson/Rosales 8-0; Fogle/Morgan Kenney (M) def. Escudero/Hotchkiss 8-4.
Records: Mariner 2-0; Gateway Charter 0-3.