When Pace last played a baseball game, it was on the field of Hammond Stadium on an inside-of-the-oven like afternoon in Fort Myers.
The Patriots walked off the field that Saturday in late May as the state runner-up in 6A after their rally fell short in a 5-4 loss to Doral Academy.
The Patriots made a run to the state final a year ago and hope to duplicate that success in 2023.
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