Rebels Falls To Alamance Giants
In the second inning, the Rebels struck first when Todd Koenitz singled on a 0-1 count, scoring Mark Watson. Rob Appel then drove in Joey Sogluizzo with a single and David Truffelman drew a bases-loaded walk setting the score at 3-0.
The Giants clawed one back in the bottom of the second when Larry Vuelta drove in Curtis Patterson.
The Giants pulled away with three runs in the third inning. In the third Bobby Lovette singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs and an error scored one more for them.
In the bottom of the 4th Vuelta would drive Patterson across again in the 4th giving the Giants a 5-3 lead.
In the top of the 6th, Watson’s single drove Mitch Strobin bringing the Rebel’s within one. In the bottom of the inning, the Giants would add two more runs cementing the win.
Curtis Patterson earned the win for the Giants. Curtis went seven innings, allowing four runs on six hits and striking out four.
Joey Sogluizzo took the loss for the Rebels. Sogluizzo allowed eight hits and seven runs while striking out three.
The Rebels racked up five hits in the game. Mark Watson and Koenitz each had multiple hits for Raleigh Rebels. Todd Koenitz and Mark Watson each managed two hits to lead Raleigh Rebels.
The Giants tallied eight hits on the day. Larry Vuelta, Jeff Husen, and Bobby Lovette all collected multiple hits.