Choctawhatchee High School’s Varsity Baseball team clinched a 4-2 victory over Pensacola’s Booker T. Washington High School on Monday, advancing in the 2023 FHSAA Baseball District Tournaments – 5A District.
With both teams giving their all, Choctaw managed to pull ahead with a solid team effort. Junior player Jack Phan had a standout performance, contributing two hits, including a home run, and driving in two runs.
- Meanwhile, Blake Garland held a strong .500 batting average with two hits, and Gant Folendore and Ryan Saffo each brought in a run.
On the pitching side, Donovan Monsees and Ashton Wasielewski shared the workload, striking out eight batters in total, and keeping the opposing team at bay.
- Monsees pitched for three innings, giving up just two hits and no runs, while Wasielewski pitched four innings, allowing six hits and two runs.
Looking ahead, Choctawhatchee (8-15) will face off against Pine Forest (14-6) in a neutral playoff game today, May 2, 2023, at 7 pm, as part of the 2023 FHSAA Baseball District Tournaments – 5A District 1.