OCALA-- The College of Central Florida baseball team downed State College of Florida-Manatee 6-3 on Friday afternoon at Goodlett Field.
Cooper Wallace struck out 10 batters in eight innings and allowed just one run on five hits.
CF (10-6) built a 3-0 lead in the bottom half of the first first inning and kept the Manatees at bay behind Wallace.
Luke Heyer (3-for-3, two runs scored, two RBI, home run), Vincent Addona (2-for-4, two RBI, double), Dalton Mauldin (2-for-4, run scored, RBI, home run), John Cassala (2-for-4, run scored) and B.J. Harmon (2-for-5) led the way for the Patriots at the plate.
CF finished the game with 13 hits.
The Patriots return to action today with a home game against South Georgia State. On Saturday, they will host three games, starting at 3:30 a.m. versus South Georgia State. CF will then take on Florida Southwestern State at 3:30 p.m., after the conclusion of South Georgia-Florida Southwestern game.