Hot bats not enough, Outer Banks Daredevils succumbs to Lynnhaven Stars, 12-10

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 – First Flight Baseball Complex, Kill Devil Hills, NC.

Fourteen hits weren’t enough for Outer Banks Daredevils as it lost a shootout, 12-10, to Lynnhaven Stars on Tuesday at First Flight HS.

Nick Ott recorded the win for Lynnhaven Stars. He allowed two runs over one inning. Nick struck out one, walked one and gave up two hits.

Lynnhaven Stars’ Curtis Pittman, Nikolai Ellis, Dylan Hill and Aaron Newman combined for nine hits and six RBIs.

The top of the third saw Lynnhaven Stars take an early lead, 5-0. A single by Josh Moore, plating Ryan Blake started the inning off. More runs came home for Lynnhaven Stars when Pittman and Moore scored on a three-run home run by Aaron and Ellis scored on a walk by Jeff Orzell.

It didn’t take long for Outer Banks Daredevils to answer as it scored seven runs of its own in the fifth. Outer Banks Daredevils scored on an RBI single by Dylan Harvey, a fielder’s choice, an RBI single by Conner Hall, a two-run single by Eric Schenck-Joblinske, an RBI single by Kevin Stein, and an RBI single by Tommy Kane.

Lynnhaven Stars tied the game in the sixth on a passed ball that scored Josiah Kinchlow.

Lynnhaven Stars didn’t relinquish the lead after scoring three runs in the seventh inning when it scored on an RBI double by Dylan, an error, and an RBI single by Josiah.

Lynnhaven Stars tacked on another two runs in the eighth. Nikolai started the inning with a double, scoring Curtis.

One run in the bottom of the ninth helped Outer Banks Daredevils close its deficit to 12-10. A sacrifice fly by Will Connerly gave Outer Banks Daredevils life. Lynnhaven Stars’ Jeff Orzell induced a Conner fly out to close things out.