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@ Strasburg Express – W
June 8 @ 7:00 pm
Charlottesville Tom Sox Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Strasburg Express
Charlottesville Tom Sox and Strasburg Express traded the lead back-and-forth on Thursday, but eventually Charlottesville Tom Sox prevailed 17-7. Charlottesville Tom Sox took the lead for good in the second inning. The game was tied at two with Charlottesville Tom Sox batting in the top of the second when Michael Wielansky doubled off of Hunter Wolfe, driving in one run.
An early lead helped propel Charlottesville Tom Sox to victory. Charlottesville Tom Sox scored on a double by Michael Wielansky in the first inning, a single by Kyle Battle in the second inning, a double by Wielansky in the second inning, a home run by Ari Sechopoulos in the second inning, and a home run by Vinnie Pasquantino in the second inning.
Charlottesville Tom Sox captured the lead in the first inning. With zero outs in the first inning Wielansky drove in one run when he doubled.
After Charlottesville Tom Sox scored one run in the top of the fourth, Strasburg Express answered with one of their own. Charlottesville Tom Sox scored when Rick Spiers homered off of Lawson Humphries, driving in one run. Strasburg Express then answered when Tyler Martin singled off of Austin Higginbotham, driving in one run.
Charlottesville Tom Sox took the lead for good with six runs in the second inning. In the second Battle singled off of Hunter Wolfe, driving in one run, Sechopoulos homered off of Wolfe, driving in three runs, and Pasquantino homered off of Wolfe, driving in one run.
Higginbotham earned the win for Charlottesville Tom Sox. He went four innings, giving up five runs, nine hits, and striking out four. Michael Dailey threw three innings, as two relievers helped Charlottesville Tom Sox finish off the victory. Wolfe took the loss for Strasburg Express. He tossed two innings, allowing seven runs, eight hits, striking out one, and walking zero.
Home runs for Charlottesville Tom Sox came when Sechopoulos homered in the second inning, Pasquantino homered in the second inning, and Spiers homered in the fourth inning.
Charlottesville Tom Sox collected 17 hits. Battle, Wielansky, Spiers, and Sechopoulos each collected multiple hits for Charlottesville Tom Sox. Battle went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead Charlottesville Tom Sox in hits.
Strasburg Express had ten hits in the game. Tyler Halas, Jake Perry, Jacob Hirsh, and Martin each collected multiple hits for Strasburg Express.