Senior left-hander Sean Brady struck out eight and allowed two hits over five innings Tuesday night to help Ida Baker spank Mariner 7-1.
Ryan Erhardt had two hits, including a double for the game's only extra-base hit, and drove in three runs for the Bulldogs. Brady contributed at the plate with a pair of singles.
Joey Morales had two hits for the Tritons.
Mariner senior Frank Nater hustles out
of the box on a ground ball to avoid hitting into a double play, Tuesday night. More photos are available online at: cu.cape-coral-daily-breeze.com.
The Bulldogs in essence put the game on ice with a four-run rally in the second inning and led 7-0 before the Tritons scored in the bottom of the sixth inning.
On Friday, the Bulldogs (7-2) play at Fort Myers and the Tritons (5-5) play at Lemon Bay.
Ida Baker 041 002 0 - 7 7 2
Mariner 000 001 0 - 1 3 4
W - Brady (4-0). L - Ferrer (0-3).
2B - Erhardt (IB).
Island Coast 10, Fort Myers 1: Devin Sirianni slugged a two-run double to cap a seven-run rally in the fifth inning Tuesday night as Island Coast ripped Fort Myers.
Sirianni, Christian Diaz and Nicholas Rodriguez contributed two hits and two RBI for the Gators. Brennan Rodriguez (2-2) pitched five innings, allowing one run on five hits with seven strikeouts.
The Gators (6-3) host Gulf Coast on Thursday.
Ft. Myers 100 000 0 - 1 5 3
Island Coast 100 270 x - 10 6 0
W - B. Rodriguez (2-2). L - Mitchell.
2B - Tomlinson (FM), Malone (IC), Sirianni (IC).
Cape Coral 19, Cypress Lake 2: Makenzie Buss had four hits and was the winning pitcher in Cape Coral's three-inning blowout victory Tuesday night at Cypress Lake.
Mallory Gerrero and Kerry McLaughlin each contributed two hits, including doubles, to the Seahawks' 13-hit assault. The win snaps the Seahawks' six-game losing streak.
The Seahawks (5-6) host Estero Wednesday night.
Cape Coral 829 - 19 13 0
Cypress Lake 100 - 2 2 6
W - Buss (5-5). L - Mar.
2B - Gerrero (CC), McLaughlin (CC).
Ida Baker 8, Mariner 2: Maddy Peres delivered a three-run home run in the first inning to set the tone the Ida Baker in Tuesday night's victory at Mariner.
Peres (5-0) struck out 15 batters and surrendered just two hits in a complete game pitching performance to outshine her Mariner counterpart, Alyssa Langdale (6-5), who struck out 12 batters.
Jessica Nuccio and Denia Bent contributed two hits apiece to the Bulldogs' cause.
The Bulldogs (6-2) host Fort Myers on Friday while the Tritons (6-5) host Lemon Bay in a district game on Friday.
Ida Baker 301 004 0 - 8 8 0
Mariner 000 002 0 - 2 2 4
W - Peres (5-0). L - Langdale (6-5).
2B - Nuccio (IB). 3B - Ellithorpe (IB), Henderson (M).
Lemon Bay 9, North Fort Myers 7: Lemon Bay rallied for four runs in the sixth inning to snap a 5-5 tie and claim a district victory over North Fort Myers Tuesday.
Katie Kelly, Kaitlynn Grubb, Sarah Waitekus and Melinda Thirion contributed two hits apiece for the Red Knights (6-3, 3-1 district) play a makeup game Thursday at South Fort Myers.
North FM 301 010 2 - 7 8 2
Lemon Bay 500 004 x - 9 8 4
W - Carvey. L - Kayatta (5-1).
2B - Chapman (LB), Clemens (LB). 3B - Mars (LB).
Ida Baker 7, East Lee County 0
Singles - Matt Harrison (IB) def. Suarez 6-2, 6-1; Chris Carrillo (IB) def. Gonzalez 6-1, 6-1; Brandt Williamson (IB) def. Otano 6-0, 6-0; Jordan Diggs (IB) def. Lalsiew 6-0, 6-0; Drayton Diggs (IB) def. Hatteon 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles - J. Diggs-Williamson (IB) def. Suarez-Gonzalez 8-3; D. Diggs-Lucas Wiles (IB) def. Otano-Lalsiew 8-0.
Records: Baker 7-0.
Next: Thursday, Baker at Estero.
Ida Baker 7, East Lee County 0: East Lee forfeited Tuesday's scheduled match with Ida Baker, boosting the Bulldogs' season record to 5-2 heading into Thursday's match at Estero.
North Fort Myers 7, South Fort Myers 0
Singles - Kateryna Gor-banovska (NFM)) def. Janily Baizad (SFM) 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, (10-5); Megan Sushil (NFM) def. Lindsay Hanes (SFM) 6-2, 6-1; Bailey Harris (NFM) def. Chloe Sweeney (SFM) 6-1, 6-1; Caitlin Lindsay (NFM) def. Courtney Kaufman (SFM) 6-0, 6-0; Roseley Aritus(NFM) defeated Tatyana Kim (SFM) 6-2, 6-1
Doubles - Gorbanovska and Sushil (NFM) def. Baizad and Hanes (SFM) 8-5; Harris and Lindsay (NFM) def. Sweeney and Kaufman 8-0
Additional Match: Carrie Jessell(NFM) def. Brianna Davis (SFM) 7-5, 6-2.
Record: North Fort Myers, 5-1