Game called by school officials in 2nd inning.
Game Suspended Due To Weather
Umpires noticed lightning in the area and suspended the game after 3 and 1/2 innings.
4 RBI Day For Joey Sogluizzo Brings In Win For Raleigh Rebels
Joey Sogluizzo drove in four on three hits to lead the Rebels past the Red Sox 16-8. Sogluizzo drove in runs on a single in the first, a double in the third, and a walk in the fourth.
Both offenses were strong at the plate as the Rebels collected 18 hits and the Red Sox nine in the high-scoring affair.
The Rebels fired up the offense in the first inning. Damon Herbert drove in one on a doubled. The Rebels notched five more runs in the fourth inning. The big inning was thanks to an error on a ball put in play by Herbert and Mark Watson, a walk by Sogluizzo, a single by Ken Davidson, and a double by Jon Proulx.
The Red Sox scored four runs in the sixth inning. The big inning for Sox came thanks to a single by Mike Swing and a double by Brett Woodsen.
Watson was the winning pitcher for Rebels. He surrendered three runs on five hits over five innings, striking out three. Sogluizzo threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen before the game his the time limit.
The Rebels totaled 18 hits in the game. Sogluizzo, David Truffelman, John, Herbert, Rob Appel, and Davidson all managed multiple hits. Sogluizzo went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Rebels in hits.
The Red Sox tallied nine hits. James Arleth, Woodsen, and Seungho Huh each collected multiple hits for Raleigh Red Sox. Arleth led Raleigh Red Sox with three hits in three at bats.