The SBA Bones won a hard fought battle in a three game series with the Piedmont Pride to take home the SCBL championship for the second year in a row. It was a terrific matchup between the top two teams in the league.
The first game was an 11 inning affair taken by the Bones 5-3. The winning pitcher was Isaac Rodgers, with a save from David Pattinson. The offense was paced by Chance Bowden (double and triple), and James Reemsnyder (double and home run). Chandler Redmond homered for the Pride.
Game two went to the Pride thanks to a six-run ninth inning. The Pride scored in the ninth on a three-run single by Sam Sustersic, a solo home run by Derek Horton and a solo homer by Mickey Dugan. Horton racked up four RBI on one hit for the Pride. Carson White collected two extra base hits, doubling in the second and homering in the sixth. Andrew Corbitt was the winning pitcher, allowing one run over 3 2/3 innings.
Game three was another tight, extra-inning game going to the Bones in 10 innings 6-5 for the championship. Malachi Hanes led the Bones offense with a double and three RBI. The winning pitcher for the Bones was David Pattinson. Jason Goe started for the Pride and went 5 complete, giving up only one run.