Charlottesville Tom Sox Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Staunton Braves
Charlottesville Tom Sox defeated Staunton Braves 8-5 in a back-and-forth affair on Tuesday. The game was tied at five with Charlottesville Tom Sox batting in the top of the sixth when Vinnie Pasquantino hit a sacrifice fly to drive in a run.
Charlottesville Tom Sox was boosted by Michael Wielansky who went 4-for-4 at the plate. Wielansky singled in the first, singled in the third, singled in the fourth, walked in the sixth, and singled in the eighth.
Charlottesville Tom Sox captured the lead in the first inning. Kennan Bell grounded out, scoring one run.
After Charlottesville Tom Sox scored one run in the top of the third, Staunton Braves answered with one of their own. Charlottesville Tom Sox scored when Eric Jones singled off of Peter Soporowski, driving in one run. Staunton Braves then answered when Austin Edens singled off of Jeb Bemiss, driving in one run.
Charlottesville Tom Sox took the lead for good with three runs in the sixth inning. In the sixth Dean Stramara walked Wielansky to drive in a run, Vinnie Pasquantino hit a sacrifice fly to drive in a run, and Bell singled off of Corley Woods, driving in one run.
Cole Maye earned the win for Charlottesville Tom Sox. He pitched two and two-thirds innings, surrendering two runs, four hits, and striking out four. Clayton Kwaitkowski recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Charlottesville Tom Sox. Stramara took the loss for Staunton Braves. He went one and one-third innings, surrendering three runs, one hit, and striking out one.
Soporowski started the game for Staunton Braves. He tossed four innings, allowing four runs, ten hits, striking out one, and walking one. Bemiss started the game for Charlottesville Tom Sox. He went four innings, allowing three runs, seven hits, striking out four, and walking zero.
Charlottesville Tom Sox collected 16 hits. Wielansky, Haiden Lamb, Bryce Windham, Steven Carpenter, and Pasquantino each collected multiple hits for Charlottesville Tom Sox. Wielansky and Bell each drove in two runs to lead Charlottesville Tom Sox. Charlottesville Tom Sox was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Jones had the most chances in the field with 12.
Staunton Braves had 11 hits in the game. Richard Miller, Kam Lane, Edens, and Jay Charleston each collected multiple hits for Staunton Braves.