Baseball: Pasco County buzz — April 19

Player of the week — March 21-26

Seamus Gallagher, So., Cypress Creek

Position: Third base/pitcher

Season stats: .388 batting average, 13 RBIs

The lowdown: Last month, Gallagher ended up perfect at the plate, going 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored in a win over Bishop McLaughlin. Fans were impressed. Gallagher had 43 percent of the votes (634) in the Pasco County baseball player of the week poll to beat out Fivay’s Anthony Vanvliet, who had 36 percent (528 votes).

Super seven team rankings

Rank/teamRecordLast spot
1. Mitchell14-5No. 1
2. Wiregrass Ranch12-4No. 2
3. Cypress Creek12-3No. 3
4. Wesley Chapel10-8No. 4
5. Land O’ Lakes14-4No. 5
6. Zephyrhills8-3Unranked
7. River Ridge 10-9No. 6
On the bubble: Fivay (10-9), Sunlake (6-7), Anclote (11-4), Hudson (10-7)

Monday night rewind — April 18


Wesley Chapel 6, Clearwater 1

Tarpon Springs 13, Anclote 1

Wiregrass Ranch 14, East Lake 4

Mitchell 10, Clearwater Central Catholic 7

Prime time team of the night

Wiregrass Ranch

After losing two straight last week, the Bulls have bounced back in a big way, winning their past two by a combined 26-5. Monday’s 14-4 victory over East Lake was one of the biggest of the season. The Eagles entered the game with a 16-2 record and their two losses were by a combined four runs. Trailing 4-3, Wiregrass Ranch broke the game open by scoring nine runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. 

Prime time player of the night

Aidan Miller, Jr., Mitchell

Powered the Mustangs by going 3-for-4 with a double, a homer, four runs scored and two RBIs in a win over Clearwater Central Catholic. 

Other prime time performers

Ethan Chana, Jr., Wesley Chapel: Hurled a two-hitter, allowing one unearned run while striking out eight, in a win over Clearwater. 

Tyler McCosh, Jr., Mitchell: Threw three scoreless innings, allowing one hit while striking out five in a win over Clearwater Central Catholic. 

Guillermo Rivera, So., Wesley Chapel: Went 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs in a win over Clearwater. 

Tuesday’s matchups (April 19)

IMG Black at Wiregrass Ranch, 6

Sunlake at East Lake, 7

Pasco at Zephyrhills, 7

Fivay at Clearwater, 7

Land O’ Lakes at Hudson, 7

Academy at the Lakes at Carrollwood Day, 7

Sickles at Bishop McLaughlin, 7

Anclote at Seminole, 7

Seven Rivers Christian at Gulf, 7

River Ridge at Lakeland Christian, 7

Clay at Mitchell, 7:30