Tuesday, July 30, 2013 – First Flight Baseball Complex, Kill Devil Hills, NC.
John Croak went 3-3 at the plate as Outer Banks Daredevils took home a 6-3 victory over Greenbrier Knights at First Flight HS on Tuesday.
He singled in the third, sixth, and eighth innings.
James Walsh was in control on the mound. Greenbrier Knights managed just three hits off of Walsh, who allowed no earned runs, walked three and struck out four during his six innings of work.
Outer Banks Daredevils stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the third, scoring three runs on a groundout by Conner Hall and a two-run triple by Eric Schenck-Joblinske.
Two runs in the top of the fourth helped Greenbrier Knights close its deficit to 3-2. A walk by Tyler Crupper and a passed ball gave Greenbrier Knights life. Finally, James got Cam Stewart to ground out to end the threat.
Outer Banks Daredevils tacked on another two runs in the eighth. A sacrifice fly scored Will Connerly for the inning’s first run. That was followed up by Eric’s single, scoring Cam Kostyack.
One run in the top of the ninth helped Greenbrier Knights close its deficit to 6-3. A groundout by Tyler Jordan triggered Greenbrier Knights’ comeback. Finally, Josh Howard got Jordan Sargent to ground out to end the game.