Game Recap from www.coltworldseries.org:
Greensboro, North Carolina Captures Lead Early To Defeat Covina, California
Final Score: Greensboro, NC 5, Covina, California 4
Covina, California watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 5-4 loss to Greensboro, North Carolina on Sunday. Greensboro, North Carolina scored on a single by Devin Tonkins and a triple by Noah Lea in the second inning.
Covina, California lost despite out-hitting Greensboro, North Carolina seven to five.
After Greensboro, North Carolina scored one run in the top of the fifth, Covina, California answered with one of their own. Greensboro, North Carolina scored when an error scored one run for Greensboro, North Carolina. Covina, California then answered when Chad Carpenter induced Jonathan Mendoza to hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored.
Greensboro, North Carolina pulled away for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second Tonkins singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run and Lea tripled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
Tyler LaMarr got the win for Greensboro, North Carolina. He allowed four hits and three runs over three innings, striking out five. Carpenter threw four innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Jacob Vargas took the loss for Covina, California. He allowed four hits and five runs over six innings, striking out four and walking one.
Covina, California launched one home run on the day. Ninshomon Burns went yard in the first inning.
Tyler Lokar led Covina, California with two hits in two at bats.
Lea went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Greensboro, North Carolina in hits. Greensboro, North Carolina was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Justin Brady had the most chances in the field with eight.
Final Score from Sunday afternoon at the 2018 Colt Baseball World Series, in Marion, Illinois:
Greensboro Green 5
Covina, California 4
The news from Twitter:(Colt Recap coming down later on)
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BALLGAME! Greensboro knocks off Covina, CA 5-4 to move on in the tournament.
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