Panthers Nab Win Over Orangeburg-Wilkinson Despite Early 3-Run Inning
Panthers managed through a push by Orangeburg-Wilkinson in the second inning where Panthers coughed up three runs, but Panthers still won 14-5 on Tuesday. Orangeburg-Wilkinson big bats were led by Jamison and Bramlett, who all drove in runs.
Panthers got things moving in the first inning. Dylan Williamson drove in one when he doubled.
Panthers scored five runs in the seventh inning. The rally was led by singles by Williamson, Drew Boozer, and Matthew Keyes and a groundout by George Storm.
Storm led the Panthers to victory on the pitcher’s mound. He allowed one hit and five runs over two innings, striking out two. Austin Shumpert and Jacolby Myers entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Strobert took the loss for Orangeburg-Wilkinson. He allowed two hits and five runs over one-third of an inning.
Panthers tallied 11 hits on the day. Alex Pegues, Williamson, Boozer, and Storm each managed multiple hits for Panthers. Storm, Boozer, Williamson, and Pegues all had two hits to lead Panthers. Panthers stole eight bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Noah Kelly led the way with two.