Weekly recap: 5/1-5/5
May 7, 2017
Hoping to advance to the 6A-8 District Finals and the regional tournament, the Knights faced the Jefferson Tigers on Tuesday, May 2. Dead bats led to a 2-1 loss and the end of the season for the Knights. Click here to read the story.
The Knights defeated Blake 60-0 in the 1A-7 District Finals on Monday, March 1. The victory made for the 75th straight win against a Hillsborough County team and sixth straight district title.
The Knights face the Northeast Vikings on Friday, May 12, in the 1A-2 Regional Semifinal Tournament at Northeast High School (5500 16th Street, N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703.)
In the 6A-2 Regional Semifinals, the Lady Knights lost to Wesley Chapel in a 4-0 shutout.
“The bottom line is we had opportunities and didn’t cash in on them, we left runners on base on they didn’t,” captain Megan Purol (’17) said.
The loss ended the season for the Lady Knights, who will graduate five seniors.
“I’m going to miss this game the most.” Purol said. “I won’t ever compete at that level again and that is hard to comprehend.”
Macy McClintock is a senior and Sports Editor. She was named the Florida Emerging Young Journalist of the Year in April of 2017. Outside of reporting,...