Master’s Academy Patriots vs. Port St. Lucie Jaguars

The Master’s Academy Patriots are on the road again on Tuesday to play the Port St. Lucie Jaguars at 4:00 p.m. Port St. Lucie took a loss in their last game and will be looking to turn the tables on Master’s Academy, who comes in off a win.

With a playoff game on the line, Master’s Academy rose to the challenge on Saturday. They walked away with a 9-6 victory over the Panthers.

The team relied heavily on CJ Eiswerth, who went 3-for-3 with four RBI, two doubles, and a run. Another player making a difference was Johnnie Bona, who scored four runs and stole three bases while going 2-for-3.

Meanwhile, Port St. Lucie came up short against South Fork on Friday and fell 7-2. Port St. Lucie has struggled against South Fork recently, as their matchup on Friday was their fifth consecutive lost matchup.

Port St. Lucie saw two different players step up and record at least one hit. One of them was Josh Benefield, who scored a run and stole a base while going 1-for-3.

Master’s Academy pushed their record up to 12-8 with that win, which was their fourth straight on the road. Those good results were due in large part to their hitting performance across that stretch, as they averaged 10.3 runs per game. As for Port St. Lucie, their defeat dropped their record down to 8-11.

The batters for both teams will have to hit smart on Tuesday as both teams have some strikeout artists on the roster. Master’s Academy has been retiring batters left and right this season, having averaged 7.8 strikeouts per game. However, it’s not like Port St. Lucie struggles in that department as they’ve been averaging 6.8. Considering how easily both teams rack up Ks, the hitters on both teams better bring their A-game into this one. Check MaxPreps after the match for a full breakdown of the game, commentary, and other baseball content.

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