Outer Banks Daredevils outslugs the Mid Atlantic Pirates in 5-2 defeat

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 – First Flight Baseball Complex, Kill Devil Hills, NC.

Outer Banks Daredevils lost 5-2 at First Flight HS on Tuesday, despite outhitting the Mid Atlantic Pirates nine to eight.

Billy Nixon (Hampden Sydney) got it done on the rubber on the way to a win. He allowed two runs over nine innings. Billy struck out eight, walked one and gave up nine hits.

The Mid Atlantic Pirates never trailed after scoring three runs in the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Mike Bruno, an RBI single by Killen Strenn (Norfolk State Univ), and a steal of home by Nick Morrisette (Deleware Tech).

The Mid Atlantic Pirates tacked on another two runs in the fifth. Kyle Matthews (Eastern Mennonite Univ) doubled, scoring Justin Lee (Norfolk State Univ) to start the inning.

An one-run eighth inning helped bring Outer Banks Daredevils within four. A groundout by Brent West (COA) set off Outer Banks Daredevils rally. Conner Hall (Longwood Univ) grounded out to end the Outer Banks Daredevils threat.

Teams 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pirates 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 5 8 2
Daredevils 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 10 1