A record-setting save and a dramatic finish headlined the Mountaineers 1-1 draw against Coastal Carolina,…
The Crawdads fell to the Greenville Drive 10-5 in Sunday’s series finale.
The ‘Dads jumped out in front with runs in the first inning. Maximo Acosta hit a homerun to left to get the Crawdads on the board. Wyatt Langford walked and got himself into scoring position with a stolen base. Abimelec Ortiz hit a ball up the middle to bring in Langford and make it a two-run lead.
Greenville hit a grand slam in the second and put up six runs in the fourth to take a 10-2 lead.
The Crawdads got a run back in the sixth with three straight singles by Angel Aponte, Ben Blackwell, and Cam Cauley.
They chipped off a couple more runs in the seventh to bring the score to 10-5. Langford and Ortiz hit back-to-back doubles to put runners in scoring position. Cody Freeman singled to left to bring in the lead runner. Geisel Cepeda hit into a force out but Ortiz scored on the play.
The Crawdads will enjoy an off day Monday and will hit the road on Tuesday for six games in Greensboro.