The Outer Banks Daredevils and Greenbrier Knights both had scoring chances on Thursday, but it was Daredevils that was able to capitalize on them as it pulled out a 3-1 win at First Flight Baseball Complex.
Greenbrier Knights had eight hits compared with Daredevils’ four, but Greenbrier Knights stranded eight runners on base.
Josh Vales racked up eight strikeouts in the Daredevils win. Daredevils’ pitcher gave up just three hits over five shutout innings.
Jarrett Horton took the loss for Greenbrier Knights. He lasted just seven innings, walked six, struck out 10, and allowed two runs.
Daredevils stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the first, scoring one run on a sacrifice fly by Brett Johnson.
After posting one run in the seventh, Daredevils again scored one in the eighth. In the seventh, Daredevils scored on an RBI single by Tyler Franko, scoring Xavier Barriere.
The lone run of the game for Greenbrier Knights crossed the plate in the eighth inning on an RBI single by Robert Lathrop.
We would like to thank the Outer Banks Hospital Health Coach and their staff for being a part of tonight’s game. Health Coach Appreciation Night was sponsored by Outer Banks Blue Vacation Rentals. We would also like to thank Jonny Waters for being at the ballpark entertaining our fans and doing a great job singing our National Anthem. And, of course, we would like to thank all of our fans who come out night after night and support our home team. Go Daredevils!!!