Daredevils drops 5-4 game to Tidewater Drillers despite efforts of Chris Childress

Monday, July 28, 2014 – Kill Devil Hills, NC

Chris Childress went 1-4, but Daredevils still fell to Tidewater Drillers 5-4 on Monday at First Flight Baseball Complex.

Two of Daredevils’ runs were scored thanks to timely hitting by Childress. He tripled in the first inning.

Cooper Jones brought the heat against Tidewater Drillers during his outing. Tidewater Drillers managed just one hit off of Jones, who allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out two during his three innings of work.

Tucker Curran recorded the win for Tidewater Drillers. He allowed one run over two innings. Curran struck out two, walked none and gave up three hits.

Harry Ferguson was charged with the loss. He lasted just four innings, walked two, struck out three, and allowed five runs.

The lead stayed with Tidewater Drillers after the first, when it scored four runs on a two-run double by Evan Bear, a groundout by David Montgomery, and an RBI single by Turner Bishop.

After pushing across one run in the bottom of the fifth, Daredevils faced just a 5-4 deficit. A sacrifice fly by Josh Wyatt triggered Daredevils’ comeback. Childress to end the Daredevils threat.