Xavier Barrierre‘s walk-off hit into a fielder’s choice off of Nick Faison boosted Outer Banks Daredevils to a 4-3 win over Tidewater Drillers on Friday.
Outer Banks Daredevils was led by a flawless day at the dish by Brent West, who went 3-3 against Tidewater Drillers’ pitching. He singled in the second, fourth, and eighth innings.
Josh Howard shut down Tidewater Drillers while he was on the mound. Tidewater Drillers managed just two hits off of the Outer Banks Daredevils’ pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out four during his 2 1/3 innings of work.
The top of the first saw Tidewater Drillers take an early lead, 1-0. A solo blast by Nick Walker started the inning off.
Outer Banks Daredevils scored one run in the seventh inning, and then followed it up with one more in the eighth. In the seventh, Outer Banks Daredevils scored on an RBI double by Will Miller, plating Xavier.