Elizabethton River Riders Downs Pulaski River Turtles, 8-5

Elizabethton River Riders Downs Pulaski River Turtles, 8-5

Elizabethton River Riders scores more runs than Pulaski River Turtles, takes victory on Saturday to the tune of 8-5

In the first inning, Elizabethton River Riders got their offense started. Sam Thompson drew a walk, scoring one run.

Elizabethton River Riders pulled away for good with two runs in the third inning. In the third Thompson doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run and Reagan Guthrie singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.

Elizabethton River Riders scored three runs in the seventh inning. The offensive onslaught by Elizabethton River Riders was led by ThompsonRobin Fernandez, and Eli Young, who all drove in runs.

Manuel Rodriguez took the win for Elizabethton River Riders. The righty allowed four hits and one run over six innings, striking out six and walking one. Jack WolgastChandler Pageant, and Casey Keller all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory. Keller recorded the last two outs to earn the save for Elizabethton River Riders.

Paco Hernandez took the loss for Pulaski River Turtles. The righty surrendered five runs on four hits over four innings, striking out five.

Elizabethton River Riders launched one home run on the day. Mario Zabala had a dinger in the fourth inning.

Elizabethton River Riders racked up ten hits. ThompsonFernandez, and Chase Adkison each managed multiple hits for Elizabethton River RidersAdkisonFernandez, and Thompson each collected two hits to lead Elizabethton River Riders.

Evan Minarovic went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Pulaski River Turtles in hits.

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