Bradenton, Fla - SCF baseball lost its first Suncoast Conference game this afternoon at Wynn Field, 6-3 against South Florida State College.
With the score tied at 3 in the seventh inning, the Manatees made a critical error to open the inning followed by a misplayed fly ball that led to two South Florida runs. The Panthers added an insurance run in the ninth.
The Manatees managed just 6 hits on the day. Ryan Karstetter, Jaren Shelby and John Pichman accounted for the Manatees RBIs of the day.
SCF is 16-9-1 overall and 2-1 in the Suncoast Conference. The Manatees travel to Florida SouthWestern Monday for the first game of the three game series.