The Charlottesville Tom Sox wrapped up the opening weekend by defeating the Staunton Braves 18-4, to earn their first win of the season.
In dominating fashion, the Charlottesville Tom Sox (1-1) scored the second-most runs in team history to roll past the host Braves (1-2).
Cayman Richardson was the first to strike on Sunday night to give the Tom Sox the lead in the first inning off an RBI from Dan Harwood. Richardson finished Sunday’s game with four hits, four runs scored, and two RBI.
The fourth inning saw every batter to the plate for the Tom Sox, as they were able to stretch the score to 11-0.
Kevin Madden had a productive outing for Charlottesville, finishing with three hits, three RBI, and a trio of runs scored.
Five different Tom Sox players finished with at least two hits on the evening.
The lead continued to grow until the seventh inning when the Braves scored their first three runs. One more run came in for the home team in the bottom of the eighth inning to end their scoring for the night.
Three pitchers made their presence felt for the Tom Sox. Michael Zubovich was able to hold the Braves to three hits through four innings, while striking out six batters. Oluwasayo Kintunde entered in the bottom of the fifth and allowed five hits and four runs.
The Tom Sox finished the night off with Sam Crawford, who retired the Braves in order.
Action resumes for the Tom Sox with a third consecutive away game on Tuesday, June 4th, against Winchester.