USC Union Bantam Baseball 2020 Season Opener

University of South Carolina Union Bantams Varsity Clinches Lead in Eighth Inning to Defeat Combine Academy

University of South Carolina Union Bantams Varsity stole the lead late and defeated Combine Academy 7-6 on Sunday. The game was tied at six with University of South Carolina Union Bantams Varsity batting in the bottom of the eighth when Nick Bailey grounded out, scoring one run.

There was plenty of action on the basepaths as University of South Carolina Union Bantams Varsity collected six hits and Combine Academy had nine.

University of South Carolina Union Bantams Varsity captured the lead in the first inning. Bryce Medlock drove in two when he singled.

After Combine Academy scored one run in the top of the seventh, University of South Carolina Union Bantams Varsity answered with one of their own. Combine Academy scored when Taj Muhammed doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run. University of South Carolina Union Bantams Varsity then answered when Payne Curley drew a walk, scoring one run.

Matthew Silka led things off on the mound for University of South Carolina Union Bantams Varsity. He allowed two hits and two runs over four innings, striking out nine.

Alan Valdez led things off on the pitcher’s mound for Combine Academy . He surrendered three runs on four hits over three innings, striking out five. Noah Rasnick and Austin Williamson entered the game as relief, throwing four innings and one inning respectively.

Justin Kerosetz went 2-for-5 at the plate to lead University of South Carolina Union Bantams Varsity in hits. University of South Carolina Union Bantams Varsity was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Triston Fowler had the most chances in the field with nine.

Brandon Goodman led Combine Academy with two hits in five at bats. Combine Academy was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Michael McGee made the most plays with 11.

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