Pitching leads the way for the IMG Academy baseball program as they defeat the Next Level Scorpions by a score of 3-2. IMG BA improves to 3-0-1 and will now face the Florida Stars Grey from Orlando, FL for a spot in the WWBA Florida Qualifier Semifinals.
Blake Perry turned in a strong performance on the mound for IMG. The Kentucky commit pitched 5 scoreless innings allowing 4 hits, 1 walk, and striking out 4. Andrew Ladisa and Chad Clifton came on in relief of Perry before handing the 7th inning to Casey Mulholland, who picked up the save.
It was another quiet day for the team offensively. Gavin Patton and Tanner Pollack both went 1-3 with an RBI. Patton, who will play college baseball at Kentucky with Blake Perry, added a stolen base.
The team will look for another strong pitching performance against the Florida Stars Grey. Casey Mulholland, Under Amour All - American and Ole Miss commit, will start on the hill. Game time is set for 12pm.