Depth, confidence fuel Raiders’ run to regional

When Scott Murphy hosted baseball tryouts at Navarre earlier this year, he wanted to make sure he put together a team that could cash on in on its depth.

He wanted to have the luxury of mixing up his lineup week to week and not worry about the Raiders missing a beat regardless of who was playing.

“I told our coaches the guys I wanted to keep are the ones who can start at any point in time, championship game or whatever,” Murphy said. “We have a team like that. All of our guys compete hard in practice and all deserve playing time.”

Murphy’s plan has worked out well. It’s why Navarre is gearing up to host Tallahassee Lincoln in a Region 7A quarterfinal showdown today at 6 p.m.

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