For the first time in six years, the Navarre Raiders will play on the second day of the district baseball tournament.
Navarre defeated Fort Walton Beach 5-0 Monday night to advance to the semifinals of the 1-7A district tournament being held at Navarre. The Raiders play top-seeded Niceville tonight in a 6 p.m. game.
Ryan Catyb was brilliant in the complete game victory. Catyb scattered just five hits over seven innings and struck out a career best 13 batters.
Navarre scored a run in the third on a RBI hit off the bat of Michael Sandle(3for-4,RBI). The Raiders had the bases loaded with no outs in the frame , but could only come up with that single run.
Matt Cronin’s RBI in the fifth gave Navarre a 2-0 advantage.