Outer Banks Daredevils uses big eighth inning to beat Greenbrier Knights, 17-4

July 18, 2013 – First Flight Baseball Complex, Kill Devil Hills, NC

A 10-run explosion in the eighth inning carried Outer Banks Daredevils to a 17-4 win over Greenbrier Knights at First Flight HS on Thursday.

The game was back-and-forth heading into the fifth, with five lead changes.

Outer Banks Daredevils finally managed to grab the lead after a strong fifth inning. A sacrifice fly by Conner Hall (Longwood Univ) scored Dylan Harvey (Coastal Carolina) and gave Outer Banks Daredevils the lead for good.

Conner racked up three RBIs on two hits for Outer Banks Daredevils.

Josh Vales (Norfolk State Univ) got the win for Outer Banks Daredevils. He allowed three runs over seven innings. Josh Vales struck out eight, walked three and gave up four hits.

Outer Banks Daredevils pounded Greenbrier Knights pitching, as six hitters combined for 12 hits, seven RBIs and 13 runs scored.

Outer Banks Daredevils answered Greenbrier Knights’ top inning with one run of its own in the second. Outer Banks Daredevils scored on a walk by Will Connerly (VMI).

Outer Banks Daredevils went up for good in the fifth scoring two total runs, which came home on.

Outer Banks Daredevils increased its lead with three runs in the seventh. A wild pitch scored Conner to start the scoring in the inning.

Teams 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Knights 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 4 7 3
Daredevils 0 1 0 0 2 1 3 10 17 13 1