A walk-off single from Tommy Kane brought home the winning run for Outer Banks Daredevils in a 9-8 victory over the Mid Atlantic Pirates on Friday.
Tommy racked up two RBIs on one hit for Outer Banks Daredevils. He singled in the ninth inning.
Each team blasted the other’s pitching, and there were 17 total runs and 14 hits during the game. Both bullpens were busy with eight pitchers used in the game as the skippers of both squads tried to finish it off.
Outer Banks Daredevils held off the Mid Atlantic Pirates, as the Mid Atlantic Pirates were unable to overcome a two-run ninth inning deficit.
Despite their efforts, the Mid Atlantic Pirates couldn’t get over the hump.
Kevin Stein, Eric Schenck-Joblinske and Tripp Whatley helped lead Outer Banks Daredevils. They combined for six hits and three RBIs.
The top of the first saw the Mid Atlantic Pirates take an early lead, 6-0. A single by Tim Brock, scoring Jimmy Cody started the inning off. The Mid Atlantic Pirates then tacked on more runs when Grissom scored on a walk by James Stroud, Cardwell scored on a bases loaded walk by Cale Henke, Brock scored on an error, and Read and Frangiules scored on a two-run single by Jimmy.
Outer Banks Daredevils answered the Mid Atlantic Pirates’ top inning with five runs of its own in the ninth. Outer Banks Daredevils scored on a fielder’s choice, a walk by Xavier Barrierre, a walk by Will Miller, and a two-run single by Tommy.