GAINESVILLE – The Santa Fe Saints were back to their winning ways Saturday October 12, taking two games against local travel ball team the Florida Hardballers.  SF won the first game 9-2 and the second 12-0.  Saints pitchers held the opposing hitters to just seven hits and three walks over both contests, striking out 15.

The Santa Fe hitters were equally as successful, pounding out 14 hits to go along with 18 walks.

Jared Shouppe led the offense, going 4-for-6 with a homerun and four RBI.  Andrew Fears was perfect at the plate, finishing 4-for-4 with a double, RBI and three runs scored.

Kevin Martin, Jack Charleston, Walker Burgess, Connor Rooney, and Derek Vail all tossed two scoreless innings apiece.  Nick Dibartolomeo, Chase Julius, Jose Batatino, and Jeremy Graf pitched one scoreless inning each.

The Saints are back in action on Wednesday, October 16 against St. John’s River State College at 2:00 PM in double header action.  SF dropped a pair of games to the Vikings on October 9.

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