Charlottesville Tom Sox Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Staunton Braves
Charlottesville Tom Sox and Staunton Braves played a taut affair on Thursday, but Charlottesville Tom Sox eventually prevailed 9-4 after taking the lead for good in the fourth inning. The game was tied at three with Charlottesville Tom Sox batting in the bottom of the fourth when Kyle Battle homered off of Jacob Benfield, driving in one run.
Staunton Braves captured the lead in the first inning. Richard Miller singled on a 1-1 count in the first inning, scoring one run.
In the bottom of the third inning, Charlottesville Tom Sox tied things up at three. Charlottesville Tom Sox scored one run when Vinnie Pasquantino homered with one out in the third inning.
Charlottesville Tom Sox took the lead for good with one run in the fourth inning.
Charlottesville Tom Sox scored three runs in the sixth inning. Charlottesville Tom Sox’s big inning was driven by a error, a fielder’s choice by Bryce Windham, and a error.
Bobby Hearn earned the win for Charlottesville Tom Sox. He went three innings, surrendering one run, one hit, and striking out five. Jacob Benfield took the loss for Staunton Braves. He pitched five innings, surrendering seven runs, eight hits, and striking out three.
Preston Betz started the game for Charlottesville Tom Sox. He tossed four innings, giving up three runs, three hits, striking out five, and walking one.
Home runs for Charlottesville Tom Sox came when Pasquantino homered in the third inning and Kyle Battle homered in the fourth inning.
Charlottesville Tom Sox collected nine hits. Battle and Michael Wielansky each collected multiple hits for Charlottesville Tom Sox. Battle went 3-for-3 at the plate as he led the team with three runs batted in.
Max Wood led Staunton Braves with two runs batted in. He went 2-for-4 on the day.