North Greenville Scores Six Unanswered Runs to Defeat Coker

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Win: Daniel Kight (1-0) 1.000001
Loss: Jon Koski (0-3) 1.032210
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North Greenville Scores Six Unanswered Runs to Defeat Coker
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
By Alan Kahaly
North Greenville Scores Six Unanswered Runs to Defeat Coker

Tigerville, SC - Down 5-1 heading to the bottom of the fifth, North Greenville went on to score six unanswered runs to beat the Coker Cobras 7-5 in Tigerville. Clark Scolamiero, Connor Grant, Bennette Hill, and Andrew Plunkett all scored multiple hits in the game while Daniel Kight earned his first win and Clark Scolamiero earned his fifth save of the season.

Coker got off to a hot start in the first with a 2-run home run to right field by Thomas Lopez. North Geenville responded in the bottom of the inning when Scolamiero stole home.

The Cobras added a run in the second thanks to Lopez's third RBI of the game by way of a groundout. They would go on to add a run in the third with a sacrifice fly by Scott Burnley and another run in the fourth with an RBI single to right center by Darius Coldiron.

NGU would come to life in the fifth thanks to a Bennette Hill 2-run home run to right field. Another run was scored in the sixth due to a Connor Grant RBI single to second base.

After a close play at first in the top of the eighth, Coker's AJ Strnad and head coach Luke Harrigan were ejected by the first base umpire.

North Greenville would go on to take the lead in the bottom of the eighth. Scolamiero tied the game with a solo home run to right center. Andrew Meadows, who entered the game to pinch hit for Josh Black, doubled to center field to score another run to take the lead. Then with runners on first and third, Bennette Hill came through with an RBI double to right field to bring the score to 7-5, which would end up being the final score.

With the win, North Greenville improves to 27-11 while Coker falls to 19-14. Barring bad weather, North Greenville will face off against the Anderson Trojans Wednesday with a 6:00 start time.