Zinker winner in first varsity game



A young Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School softball team got the season started on the right foot with an 11-0 win at Tallahassee John Paul II.

Brooke Zinker, a ninth-grader in her first year on the team, earned the win, striking out 16 while walking four and allowing two hits.

Erica Ramsey paced the Port St. Joe offense, going 3 for 4 with a triple.

Zinker hit a home run and Georgia Lee, Carley Fortner, Claudia Alcorn and Analisa Treglown all added hits.

The home opener for the Lady Tiger Sharks is Monday as they host Bay High.

The junior varsity gets underway at 5 p.m. ET followed by the varsity at 7 p.m.