Sports beat: Gainesville and Eastside baseball teams fall

The Gainesville baseball team lost a close one on the road on Thursday night.

GHS (1-2) fell at Lecanto, 8-7. The Hurricanes are back in action on Friday at Santa Fe (Alachua).

Eastside lost to Belleview, 16-0, to fall 2-3 on the young season. The Rams will travel to Belleview on Tuesday, March 2.

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Friday will be a busy night for area high school baseball and softball teams. Here’s what’s on deck:


Gainesville at Santa Fe (Alachua), 6 p.m.

Buchholz (Gainesville) at Leon (Tallahassee), 4:30 p.m.

Baker County (Glen St. Mary) at Columbia (Lake City), 7 p.m.

Oak Hall (Gainesville) at St. Francis Catholic Academy (Gainesville), 4 p.m.

Bronson at Countryside Christian (Jacksonville), 4 p.m.

Dixie County (Cross City) at Bell, 7 p.m.

Hamilton County (Jasper) at Trenton, 7 p.m.

West Nassau (Callahan) at Suwannee (Live Oak), 7 p.m.

Branford at Hilliard, 7 p.m.

Keystone Heights at Bradford (Starke), 7 p.m.

Hawthorne at PK Yonge (Gainesville), 7 p.m.

Chiefland at Newberry, 7 p.m.

Union County (Lake Butler) vs Atlantic (Port Orange) at Jackie Robinson Stadium, 7 p.m.


Interlachen at Buchholz (Gainesville), 6 p.m.

Gainesville at Williston, 7 p.m.

Suwannee (Live Oak) at Bell, 7 p.m.

Bradford (Starke) at Santa Fe (Alachua), 6 p.m.

St. Francis Catholic Academy (Gainesville) at Seven Rivers Christian (Lecanto), 6 p.m.

Madison County at Union County (Lake Butler), 7 p.m.

Columbia (Lake City) at Dixie County (Cross City), 7 p.m.

Bronson at Countryside Christian (Gainesville), 4 p.m.

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