American Legion Baseball Update:Eastern Randolph Post 81 falls 7-6 to Kernersville Post 36

Eastern Randolph Post 81 falls 7-6 to Kernersville Post 36
Courtesy of Seth Arrington

Bailey Steed drove in three runs, but Eastern Randolph Post 81 still fell to Kernersville Post 36 7-6 in seven innings on Sunday at McCrary Park.

Even though Jacob Adkins allowed five runs over 5 1/3 innings he still recorded the victory. He struck out one, walked three and surrendered six hits.

Tommy Michaels couldn’t get it done on the hill for Eastern Randolph Post 81, taking a loss. He allowed seven runs in 4 2/3 innings, walked one and struck out one.

Kernersville Post 36 jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first. Jacob Nester started the rally for Kernersville Post 36 with a single.

Kernersville Post 36 quickly matched Eastern Randolph Post 81’s strong inning with a one-run inning of its own in the third. Kernersville Post 36 scored on an error.

Kernersville Post 36 stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the fourth, scoring four runs on a sacrifice fly by Bailey Edwards, an RBI single by Brendan Emery, and a two-run triple by Logan Sheets.

After pushing across three runs in the top of the sixth, Eastern Randolph Post 81 faced just a 7-5 deficit. A three-run home run by Bailey Steed triggered Eastern Randolph Post 81’s comeback. Christian Kampfer ended the inning by getting Brayden King to.

One run in the top of the seventh helped Eastern Randolph Post 81 close its deficit to 7-6. A passed ball set off Eastern Randolph Post 81 rally. Finally, Matt Wells got Nick Nelson to to end the game.