Commanding the strike zone, whizzing fastballs past batters, Hunter Shoup was locked in on the mound against visiting Lake Weir Tuesday night.
Down a few runs and looking for a spark, the Tigers rallied in the dugout during the middle of the fifth inning.
Columbia’s baseball team looks to bounce back after ending last week with a 4-3 extra-innings home loss to Suwannee.
With their lead slipping away in the seventh inning, the Tigers summoned reliable righty Mikah Gustavson to the mound.
Mikah Gustavson didn’t have command of his curveball early on for Columbia.
And it didn’t even matter. Vanguard couldn’t catch up to his fastball.