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THANK YOU

On behalf of the Tidewater Summer League, we would like to say thank you to all of the players, coaches, interns and volunteers who helped make our 2021 season another summer to remember. Thank you to our fans who came out to support the players this summer, we know you were treated to some exciting collegiate summer league baseball.

We would like to recognize and say thank you to Gary Wright, Kevin Long and Bill Wall for their tireless efforts in getting and keeping Lakewood Park in great playing shape throughout the season. We would also like to thank Ron DelDuca for his assistance with our field maintenance work, and all of the others who contributed.

We would like to thank Coach Roberto Vaz and Coach Tyler McFadden, along with Coach Wright, Coach Wall and Coach Long for doing a great job coaching up the players this summer, keeping them organized through several unexpected schedule adjustments and creating the type of positive environment that allowed your players to develop and gain valuable playing experience this summer.

We would like to thank Eastern Officials Association, Mr. Chad Foltz and all of the great umpires at EOA. Their professionalism and dedication to baseball continue to help make our collegiate summer league a great place for players to develop and gain valuable playing experience.

We would like to thank our broadcast intern and sports information director Clint Huffman, who had to battle adversity with internet connectivity issues throughout the season, yet continued to do a great job for us in all areas. We would also like to thank our operations intern, Hunter Gregory, who did a great job for the league serving as our game day operations director.

We would like to thank the City of Norfolk Parks and Leisure Department, Mr. Ray Allen, Norfolk Christian School, Mr. Tim Bender, Atlantic Shores Christian, Coach Phil Kojack, First Colonial HS, Coach Scott Stubbe, War Memorial Stadium, the Peninsula Pilots, Henry Morgan, the staff at Grand Slam 2 and Coach Bobby Heoft, for graciously allowing us to use their facilities again this summer, thank you.

We would like to say thank you to the Piedmont Collegiate Baseball League and Isaac Lippert for being a part of our annual All Star Celebration and really making that night special for all the players and fans.

We would like to say thank you to all of the college coaches who allowed their players to join us this summer and be a part of the 2021 Tidewater Summer League. We trust that your players will return to campus this fall ready to compete and contribute to the program.

Finally, we would like to say thank you to Shannon Dooley, our league’s Director of Operations, who keeps the league running on schedule and together, and whose help each summer in invaluable. Thank you for all you do for the league, coaches, umpires, players, interns and fans.

RYAN PETERSON NAMED TOURNAMENT MVP

Congratulations to Ryan Peterson, Tidewater Drillers Blue, on being named the 2021 TSL Postove Cup Championship Tournament Most Valuable Player. Ryan is a 2021 graduate of First Colonial HS in Virginia Beach, VA and will be begin his collegiate baseball career at Virginia Military Institute as an incoming freshman this fall.

DRILLERS BLUE WIN TSL CHAMPIONSHIP WITH 10 – 1 WIN OVER DRILLERS WHITE

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Tidewater Drillers Blue Claims TSL Championship With Victory Over Tidewater Drillers White, 10-1

Saturday, July 31, 2021 – Virginia Beach, VA

In the championship game of the 2021 TSL Postove Cup Championship Tournament, Tidewater Drillers Blue earns the title behind strong offensive performance.

Tidewater Drillers Blue had everything working on Saturday, winning big over Tidewater Drillers White 10-1

Tidewater Drillers Blue put up three runs in the fourth inning. Ryan Peterson and Avery Byrum powered the big inning with RBIs.

Gardner Meeks toed the rubber for Tidewater Drillers Blue. The pitcher went five innings, allowing one run on two hits, striking out eight and walking one.

Nick Mattfield was on the pitcher’s mound for Tidewater Drillers White. The righty went three innings, allowing three runs on three hits, striking out four and walking zero. Kade AbriszTim BlackmanGavin Spencer, and Ryan Long each entered the game as relief, throwing two innings, one and one-third innings, one inning, and two-thirds of an inning respectively.

Tidewater Drillers Blue tallied 11 hits in the game. Trent Jones and Bryce Jones all had multiple hits for Tidewater Drillers BlueJones and Jones each collected two hits to lead Tidewater Drillers Blue.

Spencer went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Tidewater Drillers White in hits.

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BOX SCORE

Drillers White
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Justin Liakos300000
Dawson Guzik300001
Noah Roots200012
Aidan Pinto300001
Kade Abrisz200000
Ryan Long200010
Alex Fenney301001
Jackson Hughes311001
Gavin Spencer302000
Ryan Ballard300002
Josh Stevens200012
Terrence McGowan200002
Gabriel Lopez200000
Tim Blackman
Nick Mattfield
Totals33140312

Batting TB: Alex Fenney, Jackson Hughes, Gavin Spencer 2
ROE: Gabriel Lopez, Gavin Spencer
FC: Ryan Ballard
HBP: Kade Abrisz
SB: Ryan Ballard, Josh Stevens
Totals Team QAB: 13 (35.14%)
Kade Abrisz, Ryan Ballard, Alex Fenney, Dawson Guzik 2, Jackson Hughes, Justin Liakos, Ryan Long, Aidan Pinto, Noah Roots, Gavin Spencer 2, Josh Stevens

Team LOB: 9 Fielding E: Jackson Hughes, Aidan Pinto

Drillers Blue
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Kyle Edwards411001
Conner Butler211001
Ryan Peterson300101
Jonny Wall210010
Avery Byrum301101
Patrick Lundblum200000
Garret Lyons311001
Bryce Jones322100
Trent Jones232010
Ronaldo DelDuca211210
Josh Prinzel301100
Nicholas Jazkowski300000
Jacob Colbus301201
Ian Barrett
Justin Brown
John Horton
Gardner Meeks
Totals351011836

Batting 2B: Conner Butler, Trent Jones, Bryce Jones, Garret Lyons
TB: Conner Butler 2, Avery Byrum, Jacob Colbus, Ronaldo DelDuca, Kyle Edwards, Trent Jones 3, Bryce Jones 3, Garret Lyons 2, Josh Prinzel
RBI: Avery Byrum, Jacob Colbus 2, Ronaldo DelDuca 2, Bryce Jones, Ryan Peterson, Josh Prinzel
ROE: Nicholas Jazkowski
FC: Kyle Edwards
HBP: Conner Butler, Patrick Lundblum
SB: Conner Butler, Avery Byrum, Bryce Jones, Jonny Wall
PIK: Patrick Lundblum
Totals Team QAB: 19 (47.50%)
Conner Butler, Avery Byrum, Jacob Colbus 2, Ronaldo DelDuca, Kyle Edwards 3, Trent Jones 3, Bryce Jones 2, Patrick Lundblum 2, Garret Lyons, Josh Prinzel 2, Jonny Wall

Team LOB: 5 Fielding E: Patrick Lundblum, Ryan Peterson

Drillers White
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Nick Mattfield3.039.744332400
Tim Blackman1.145.622455120
Ryan Long0.214.714200000
Kade Abrisz2.024.583000100
Gavin Spencer1.031.645220010
Totals8.0153.66011107630

Pitching HBP: Kade Abrisz, Nick Mattfield
BK: Ryan Long
Pitches-Strikes: Kade Abrisz 24-14, Tim Blackman 45-28, Ryan Long 14-10, Nick Mattfield 39-29, Gavin Spencer 31-20
Groundouts-Flyouts: Kade Abrisz 1-4, Tim Blackman 0-3, Ryan Long 2-0, Nick Mattfield 1-3, Gavin Spencer 1-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Kade Abrisz 4-7, Tim Blackman 3-10, Ryan Long 3-4, Nick Mattfield 8-12, Gavin Spencer 2-7

Drillers Blue
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Gardner Meeks5.073.671210810
Ian Barrett1.016.500100110
Justin Brown2.022.636000110
John Horton1.018.667100200
Totals9.0129.6434101230

Pitching HBP: Gardner Meeks
Pitches-Strikes: Ian Barrett 16-8, Justin Brown 22-14, John Horton 18-12, Gardner Meeks 73-49
Groundouts-Flyouts: Ian Barrett 1-0, Justin Brown 2-3, John Horton 1-0, Gardner Meeks 3-4
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Ian Barrett 2-5, Justin Brown 3-7, John Horton 2-4, Gardner Meeks 10-21

Key

  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks

DRILLERS WHITE DEFEAT REAPERS 5 – 4

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Despite Fewer Hits, Tidewater Drillers White Beats Chesapeake Reapers

Friday, July 31, 2021 – Virginia Beach, VA

Chesapeake Reapers out-hit Tidewater Drillers White six to four, but it wasn’t enough in a 5-4 loss on Friday

Tidewater Drillers White got things moving in the first inning. Aidan Pinto drove in one when Pinto singled.

In the bottom of the third inning, Chesapeake Reapers tied things up at three when Braxton Gallet‘s sac fly scored one run for Chesapeake Reapers.

Tidewater Drillers White pulled away for good with two runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Alex Fenney was hit by a pitch, driving in a run and Jackson Hughes‘s sac fly scored one run for Tidewater Drillers White.

Caleb Bellisle was on the hill for Tidewater Drillers White. The pitcher went three and a third innings, allowing three runs on five hits, striking out one and walking zero.

Alvin Carela was on the mound for Chesapeake Reapers. The pitcher allowed four hits and five runs over three and a third innings, striking out one. Elijah Wilson threw three and two-thirds innings in relief.

Chesapeake Reapers totaled six hits. Jalen March and Charles Gordon all managed multiple hits for Chesapeake ReapersGordon and March each collected two hits to lead Chesapeake Reapers.

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The Chesapeake Reapers would not go gently into that good night, but competed until the last out was recorded. With today’s loss, their season comes to an end. We would like to say thank you to Coach Roberto Vaz for his work with the team this summer and we would also like to recognize and say thank you to team captains Charles Gordon, Jacob Sherman and Eddie Blake, along with all the members of the Reapers for a great summer. We wish you guys the best as you return to campus this fall.

With today’s win, the Drillers White advance to the Postove Cup Championship Game vs Drillers Blue, Saturday, 4:00pm at Lakewood Park. Come out tomorrow and support the boys of summer as the compete for the TSL’s Postove Cup Championship.

BOX SCORE

Drillers White
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Justin Liakos111010
Dawson Guzik200001
Noah Roots210011
Aidan Pinto301100
Kade Abrisz311000
Ryan Long211010
Alex Fenney100101
Jackson Hughes110100
Gavin Spencer100101
Ryan Ballard200001
Josh Stevens200001
Terrence McGowan200000
Caleb Bellisle
Brandon Pettrey
Totals2254436

Batting TB: Kade Abrisz, Justin Liakos, Ryan Long, Aidan Pinto
RBI: Alex Fenney, Jackson Hughes, Aidan Pinto, Gavin Spencer
SF: Jackson Hughes, Gavin Spencer
FC: Jackson Hughes
HBP: Alex Fenney, Dawson Guzik, Justin Liakos
GIDP: Noah Roots
SB: Jackson Hughes
CS: Justin Liakos
Totals Team QAB: 16 (53.33%)
Kade Abrisz, Ryan Ballard 2, Dawson Guzik, Jackson Hughes, Justin Liakos 2, Ryan Long 2, Aidan Pinto, Noah Roots 2, Gavin Spencer 2, Josh Stevens 2

Team LOB: 4 Fielding E: Dawson Guzik
DP: Dawson Guzik, Jackson Hughes

Reapers
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Jay Woodson310010
Charles Gordon412100
Braxton Gallet300102
Jack Flanagan200010
Jalen March312000
Eddie Blake300001
Noah Hall300001
Jake Messina201110
Dylan Weatherly200011
Derrick Booker311001
David Antonetti
Alvin Carela000000
Nicholas Scanlon
Jacob Sherman
Elijah Wilson
Totals2846346

Batting 3B: Charles Gordon
TB: Derrick Booker, Charles Gordon 4, Jalen March 2, Jake Messina
RBI: Braxton Gallet, Charles Gordon, Jake Messina
SF: Braxton Gallet
ROE: Noah Hall
FC: Noah Hall, Jake Messina
SB: Derrick Booker
Totals Team QAB: 16 (48.48%)
Derrick Booker, Jack Flanagan 3, Braxton Gallet, Charles Gordon 3, Noah Hall, Jalen March 2, Jake Messina 2, Dylan Weatherly, Jay Woodson 2

Team LOB: 8 Fielding E: Jalen March, Jake Messina
DP: Jack Flanagan, Noah Hall

Drillers White
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Caleb Bellisle3.158.638532100
Brandon Pettrey2.038.632110420
Dawson Guzik0.010.200000020
Ryan Long1.214.714000100
Totals7.0120.608642640

Pitching WP: Brandon Pettrey
BK: Caleb Bellisle
Pitches-Strikes: Caleb Bellisle 58-37, Dawson Guzik 10-2, Ryan Long 14-10, Brandon Pettrey 38-24
Groundouts-Flyouts: Caleb Bellisle 4-5, Dawson Guzik 0-0, Ryan Long 1-1, Brandon Pettrey 1-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Caleb Bellisle 9-16, Dawson Guzik 1-2, Ryan Long 3-4, Brandon Pettrey 8-11

Reapers
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Alvin Carela3.173.562455120
Elijah Wilson3.251.588000510
Jacob Sherman0.00.000000000
Totals7.0124.573455630

Pitching HBP: Alvin Carela 3
Pitches-Strikes: Alvin Carela 73-41, Jacob Sherman 0-0, Elijah Wilson 51-30
Groundouts-Flyouts: Alvin Carela 3-5, Jacob Sherman 0-0, Elijah Wilson 2-3
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Alvin Carela 8-19, Jacob Sherman 0-0, Elijah Wilson 6-11

Key

  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks

DRILLERS WHITE DEFEATS KNIGHTS 9 – 2

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Tidewater Drillers White Defeats Greenbrier Knights In Elimination Game

Thursday, July 29, 2021 – Virginia Beach, VA

Tidewater Drillers White knocked in five runs in the fifth on its way to a 9-2 victory over Greenbrier Knights TSL21 on Thursday. Noah RootsAidan PintoRyan Long, and Jackson Hughes each had RBIs in the frame.

Tidewater Drillers White scored five runs in the fifth inning. RootsPintoLong, and Hughes powered the big inning with RBIs.

Nick Mattfield got the start for Tidewater Drillers White. The righty lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out four and walking one.

Patrick Driggers was on the hill for Greenbrier Knights TSL21Driggers surrendered four runs on four hits over four innings, striking out six. Chase Brimmer and Sparky Bannon entered the game as relief, throwing one and two-thirds innings and one-third of an inning respectively.

Tidewater Drillers White collected nine hits. Pinto and Long all managed multiple hits for Tidewater Drillers WhiteLong and Pinto all had two hits to lead Tidewater Drillers White.

Greenbrier Knights TSL21 was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Lincoln Lubsen had the most chances in the field with ten.

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With their win tonight, the Drillers White advances to Friday’s elimination game against the Reapers, scheduled for 5:30pm at Lakewood Park.

With their lost tonight, the Greenbrier Knights 2021 TSL season has come to an end. We would like to thank Coach McFadden for his hard work this summer and also say thank you and congratulations on a great season to the Knights players. We wish all of you the best as you return to campus this fall.

BOX SCORE

Knights
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Gordon Richardson411000
Ben Brombacher201010
Jeremy Harmon300000
Lincoln Lubsen300002
John Bastiaans200001
Jacob Lopez100000
Wes Bonney200000
Tahlib Whitfield111000
Brandon Parks300002
Chase Brimmer200001
Phillip Woodard101000
Matt Phoebus100000
Nick Arnold101110
Sparky Bannon
Patrick Driggers
Totals2625126

Batting 2B: Nick Arnold
TB: Nick Arnold 2, Ben Brombacher, Gordon Richardson, Tahlib Whitfield, Phillip Woodard
RBI: Nick Arnold
ROE: Wes Bonney, Jeremy Harmon
FC: Gordon Richardson
CS: Gordon Richardson
PIK: Ben Brombacher
Totals Team QAB: 13 (46.43%)
Nick Arnold 2, John Bastiaans 2, Wes Bonney, Ben Brombacher 2, Jeremy Harmon 2, Jacob Lopez, Lincoln Lubsen, Brandon Parks 2

Team LOB: 5 

Drillers White
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Justin Liakos311001
Gavin Spencer300003
Noah Roots120110
Aidan Pinto322200
Ryan Long302101
Jackson Hughes211111
Dawson Guzik110121
Kade Abrisz301200
Terrence McGowan200101
Alex Fenney211011
Josh Stevens100001
Gabriel Lopez111000
Ryan Ballard000000
Caleb Bellisle
Nick Mattfield
Brandon Pettrey
Totals25999510

Batting 2B: Aidan Pinto
TB: Kade Abrisz, Alex Fenney, Jackson Hughes, Justin Liakos, Ryan Long 2, Gabriel Lopez, Aidan Pinto 3
RBI: Kade Abrisz 2, Dawson Guzik, Jackson Hughes, Ryan Long, Terrence McGowan, Aidan Pinto 2, Noah Roots
HBP: Noah Roots
SB: Alex Fenney, Jackson Hughes
PIK: Ryan Long
Totals Team QAB: 13 (41.94%)
Kade Abrisz, Alex Fenney 2, Dawson Guzik 3, Jackson Hughes, Ryan Long, Aidan Pinto 2, Noah Roots 2, Gavin Spencer

Team LOB: 4 Fielding E: Dawson Guzik, Justin Liakos

Knights
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Patrick Driggers4.071.563444640
Sparky Bannon0.120.550555110
Chase Brimmer1.220.700000300
Totals6.0111.5869991050

Pitching HBP: Sparky Bannon
Pitches-Strikes: Sparky Bannon 20-11, Chase Brimmer 20-14, Patrick Driggers 71-40
Groundouts-Flyouts: Sparky Bannon 0-0, Chase Brimmer 0-1, Patrick Driggers 2-3
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Sparky Bannon 5-8, Chase Brimmer 3-4, Patrick Driggers 9-19

Drillers White
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Nick Mattfield4.261.639100410
Caleb Bellisle1.130.633110110
Brandon Pettrey1.019.895311100
Totals7.0110.682521620

Pitching Pitches-Strikes: Caleb Bellisle 30-19, Nick Mattfield 61-39, Brandon Pettrey 19-17
Groundouts-Flyouts: Caleb Bellisle 0-1, Nick Mattfield 4-5, Brandon Pettrey 0-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Caleb Bellisle 3-6, Nick Mattfield 10-16, Brandon Pettrey 5-6

Key

  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks

DRILLERS BLUE DEFEATS REPEARS 8 – 3

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Tidewater Drillers Blue Claims Lead In Fifth Inning To Defeat Chesapeake Reapers

Thursday, July 29, 2021 – Virginia Beach, VA

Tidewater Drillers Blue snagged a late lead and defeated Chesapeake Reapers 8-3 on Thursday. The game was tied at two with Tidewater Drillers Blue batting in the bottom of the fifth when Avery Byrum doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.

Tidewater Drillers Blue fired up the offense in the first inning. Tidewater Drillers Blue scored one run when Ryan Peterson singled.

Tidewater Drillers Blue knotted the game up at two in the bottom of the second inning. An error scored one run for Tidewater Drillers Blue.

Nicholas Jazkowski led things off on the mound for Tidewater Drillers Blue. The righthander lasted four innings, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out one and walking one.

Eddie Blake was on the hill for Chesapeake Reapers. The pitcher lasted four innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out five. Dylan Weatherly and Alex Lepow entered the game from the bullpen, throwing one and two-thirds innings and one-third of an inning respectively.

Conner Butler led Tidewater Drillers Blue with two hits in four at bats. Tidewater Drillers Blue didn’t commit a single error in the field. Josh Prinzel had the most chances in the field with five.

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With tonight’s win, the Drillers Blue advances to Saturday’s Championship Game, and the Reapers will face off against Drillers White in Friday’s Elimination Game, scheduled for 5:30pm at Lakewood Park.

BOX SCORE

Reapers
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Jay Woodson301000
Charles Gordon301000
Braxton Gallet300000
Jack Flanagan221010
Jalen March311200
Nicholas Scanlon300101
DaQuan Wilson300001
David Antonetti201001
Derrick Booker200000
Eddie Blake
Alvin Carela
Noah Hall
Alex Lepow
Jake Messina
Jacob Sherman
Dylan Weatherly
Elijah Wilson
Totals2435313

Batting 2B: David Antonetti, Jack Flanagan
HR: Jalen March
TB: David Antonetti 2, Jack Flanagan 2, Charles Gordon, Jalen March 4, Jay Woodson
RBI: Jalen March 2, Nicholas Scanlon
GIDP: Braxton Gallet
Totals Team QAB: 14 (56.00%)
David Antonetti, Derrick Booker 2, Jack Flanagan 2, Braxton Gallet, Charles Gordon 2, Jalen March 3, Nicholas Scanlon 2, Jay Woodson

Team LOB: 1 Fielding E: Jack Flanagan, Jay Woodson

Drillers Blue
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Kyle Edwards310011
Avery Byrum211121
Conner Butler412100
Ryan Peterson311111
Jonny Wall201101
Garret Lyons311200
Josh Prinzel300002
Ronaldo DelDuca200010
Bryce Jones121120
Patrick Lundblum210010
Justin Brown
Nicholas Jazkowski
Trent Jones
Totals2587786

Batting 2B: Avery Byrum
TB: Conner Butler 2, Avery Byrum 2, Bryce Jones, Garret Lyons, Ryan Peterson, Jonny Wall
RBI: Conner Butler, Avery Byrum, Bryce Jones, Garret Lyons 2, Ryan Peterson, Jonny Wall
ROE: Patrick Lundblum
FC: Conner Butler, Garret Lyons, Josh Prinzel
HBP: Jonny Wall
SB: Conner Butler, Bryce Jones, Ryan Peterson
CS: Patrick Lundblum
Totals Team QAB: 16 (47.06%)
Conner Butler 2, Avery Byrum 3, Ronaldo DelDuca, Kyle Edwards, Bryce Jones 2, Patrick Lundblum 2, Garret Lyons, Ryan Peterson 3, Josh Prinzel

Team LOB: 8 Fielding DP: Conner Butler, Josh Prinzel, Jonny Wall

Reapers
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Eddie Blake4.067.597321530
Alex Lepow0.131.419255130
Dylan Weatherly1.232.562211020
Totals6.0130.546787680

Pitching HBP: Dylan Weatherly
Pitches-Strikes: Eddie Blake 67-40, Alex Lepow 31-13, Dylan Weatherly 32-18
Groundouts-Flyouts: Eddie Blake 3-1, Alex Lepow 0-0, Dylan Weatherly 0-4
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Eddie Blake 11-18, Alex Lepow 1-6, Dylan Weatherly 7-10

Drillers Blue
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Nicholas Jazkowski4.061.639422111
Justin Brown3.040.800111200
Totals7.0101.703533311

Pitching Pitches-Strikes: Justin Brown 40-32, Nicholas Jazkowski 61-39
Groundouts-Flyouts: Justin Brown 2-5, Nicholas Jazkowski 4-5
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Justin Brown 8-10, Nicholas Jazkowski 9-15

Key

  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks

DRILLERS BLUE DEFEAT KNIGHTS 6 – 5 IN 12 INNINGS

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Jones’s Walk-Off Gives Tidewater Drillers Blue Victory Over Greenbrier Knights In Game 2 of Postove Cup Tourney

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 – Virginia Beach, VA

A walk-off walk propelled Tidewater Drillers Blue to a decisive, dramatic victory over Greenbrier Knights TSL21, 6-5. The game was tied at five with Tidewater Drillers Blue batting in the bottom of the twelfth when Bryce Jones drew a walk, scoring one run.

Greenbrier Knights TSL21 fired up the offense in the first inning, when Lincoln Lubsen drew a walk, scoring one run.

Tidewater Drillers Blue knotted the game up at five in the bottom of the eleventh inning. Josh Prinzel hit a solo homer.

Ethan Firoved got the start for Tidewater Drillers Blue. The southpaw lasted five innings, allowing one hit and three runs while striking out 12.

Zach Updike was on the mound for Greenbrier Knights TSL21. The pitcher went six innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out seven. Danny Padilla and Sparky Bannon entered the game as relief, throwing five innings and one-third of an inning respectively.

Tidewater Drillers Blue smacked one home run on the day. Prinzel went deep in the eleventh inning.

Tidewater Drillers Blue scattered ten hits in the game. Trent Jones and Ryan Peterson all managed multiple hits for Tidewater Drillers BlueJones went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Tidewater Drillers Blue in hits.

Lubsen led Greenbrier Knights TSL21 with two hits in five at bats.

The Drillers Blue will now face the Reapers in Game 3, a winners bracket contest, start time is 5:30pm at Lakewood Park.

The Knights will take on Driller White at 7:30pm in the elimination game at Lakewood Park.

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BOX SCORE

Knights
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
John Bastiaans310011
Jacob Lopez200000
Jeremy Harmon421012
Gordon Richardson511003
Lincoln Lubsen512211
Wes Bonney600102
Brandon Parks500002
Chase Brimmer200002
Nick Arnold201000
Ben Brombacher501103
Matt Phoebus300003
Phillip Woodard100000
Sparky Bannon
Jack Joyner
Danny Padilla
Zach Updike
Totals43564319

Batting 2B: Lincoln Lubsen
TB: Nick Arnold, Ben Brombacher, Jeremy Harmon, Lincoln Lubsen 3, Gordon Richardson
RBI: Wes Bonney, Ben Brombacher, Lincoln Lubsen 2
SAC: Gordon Richardson
ROE: Ben Brombacher, Lincoln Lubsen, Gordon Richardson
HBP: Nick Arnold, Jeremy Harmon, Phillip Woodard
SB: Jeremy Harmon 2
Totals Team QAB: 21 (42.00%)
Nick Arnold, John Bastiaans, Wes Bonney 2, Chase Brimmer, Ben Brombacher 3, Jeremy Harmon 3, Jacob Lopez, Lincoln Lubsen 5, Brandon Parks, Matt Phoebus, Gordon Richardson 2

Team LOB: 9 Fielding E: Nick Arnold 2

Drillers Blue
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Kyle Edwards411011
Conner Butler511002
Ryan Peterson412110
Jonny Wall411101
Garret Lyons200031
Patrick Lundblum400012
Bryce Jones400111
James McGrady400003
Ronaldo DelDuca400000
Josh Prinzel411102
Avery Byrum311010
Trent Jones403100
Ethan Firoved
John Horton
Gardner Meeks
Totals466105813

Batting 2B: Conner Butler, Trent Jones, Jonny Wall
HR: Josh Prinzel
TB: Conner Butler 2, Avery Byrum, Kyle Edwards, Trent Jones 4, Ryan Peterson 2, Josh Prinzel 4, Jonny Wall 2
RBI: Trent Jones, Bryce Jones, Ryan Peterson, Josh Prinzel, Jonny Wall
ROE: Garret Lyons, James McGrady
FC: Ronaldo DelDuca, Patrick Lundblum, Jonny Wall
HBP: Jonny Wall
SB: Kyle Edwards, Garret Lyons
Totals Team QAB: 27 (49.09%)
Conner Butler 4, Avery Byrum 3, Ronaldo DelDuca, Kyle Edwards 2, Trent Jones 2, Bryce Jones 2, Patrick Lundblum 4, Garret Lyons 3, James McGrady, Ryan Peterson 2, Josh Prinzel, Jonny Wall 2

Team LOB: 12 Fielding E: Conner Butler, Ronaldo DelDuca, Ethan Firoved, Ryan Peterson, Josh Prinzel
DP: Avery Byrum, Ryan Peterson

Knights
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Zach Updike6.099.646533730
Danny Padilla5.090.644533631
Sparky Bannon0.16.333000020
Totals11.1195.63610651381

Pitching HBP: Zach Updike
WP: Danny Padilla, Zach Updike
Pitches-Strikes: Sparky Bannon 6-2, Danny Padilla 90-58, Zach Updike 99-64
Groundouts-Flyouts: Sparky Bannon 0-0, Danny Padilla 2-6, Zach Updike 4-6
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Sparky Bannon 1-3, Danny Padilla 13-24, Zach Updike 15-28

Drillers Blue
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Ethan Firoved5.094.6491311230
James McGrady4.047.723311400
John Horton2.025.720211100
Gardner Meeks1.012.667000200
Totals12.0178.6806531930

Pitching HBP: John Horton 2, Gardner Meeks
WP: Gardner Meeks
BK: Ethan Firoved
Pitches-Strikes: Ethan Firoved 94-61, John Horton 25-18, James McGrady 47-34, Gardner Meeks 12-8
Groundouts-Flyouts: Ethan Firoved 2-1, John Horton 4-1, James McGrady 2-5, Gardner Meeks 0-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Ethan Firoved 13-22, John Horton 4-10, James McGrady 11-14, Gardner Meeks 2-4

Key

  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks

REAPERS DEFEAT DRILLERS WHITE 8 – 3

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Chesapeake Reapers came out swinging in game one of the 2021 TSL Postove Cup Championship Tournament, defeating Drillers White by a final score of 8 – 3.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 – Virginia Beach, VA

Tidewater Drillers White Outdone By Chesapeake Reapers, 8-3

Tidewater Drillers White scored three runs in the sixth inning. Tidewater Drillers White batters contributing to the big inning included Ryan Long and Gavin Spencer, all driving in runs in the inning.

Chesapeake Reapers scored four runs in the sixth inning. The big inning for Chesapeake Reapers came thanks to singles by Derrick Booker and Jay Woodson, a sacrifice fly by Braxton Gallet, and a double by Jack Flanagan.

Jacob Sherman was on the pitcher’s mound for Chesapeake ReapersSherman lasted four innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out four.

Tim Blackman was on the mound for Tidewater Drillers White. The southpaw allowed six hits and four runs over four and a third innings, striking out one and walking one. Aidan Williams and Dawson Guzik entered the game as relief, throwing one and one-third innings and one and one-third innings respectively.

GuzikLong, and Spencer each collected one hit to lead Tidewater Drillers WhiteTidewater Drillers White didn’t commit a single error in the field. Jackson Hughes had the most chances in the field with five.

Chesapeake Reapers racked up 13 hits. FlanaganWoodson, and Booker each racked up multiple hits for Chesapeake ReapersChesapeake Reapers was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Jake Messina had the most chances in the field with five.

The Reapers will now advance to Game 3 tomorrow, a winner’s bracket game scheduled for 5:30pm at Lakewood Park against the winner of tonight’s Game 2, which is still in progress at this time.

The Drillers White will head to Game 4 at 7:30pm and await the loser of tonight’s Game 2 in this elimination game.

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BOX SCORE

Reapers
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Jay Woodson423100
Charles Gordon311110
Braxton Gallet311100
Jack Flanagan413400
Jalen March400000
Noah Hall401002
Alvin Carela411000
Jake Messina311010
Derrick Booker312110
David Antonetti
Eddie Blake
Connor Jones
Nicholas Scanlon
Jacob Sherman
Dylan Weatherly
Elijah Wilson
Totals32813832

Batting 2B: Derrick Booker, Jack Flanagan, Jay Woodson
HR: Jack Flanagan
TB: Derrick Booker 3, Alvin Carela, Jack Flanagan 7, Braxton Gallet, Charles Gordon, Noah Hall, Jake Messina, Jay Woodson 4
RBI: Derrick Booker, Jack Flanagan 4, Braxton Gallet, Charles Gordon, Jay Woodson
SAC: Jay Woodson
SF: Braxton Gallet
FC: Alvin Carela
SB: Charles Gordon, Jay Woodson
Totals Team QAB: 24 (64.86%)
Derrick Booker 4, Alvin Carela 3, Jack Flanagan 4, Braxton Gallet 2, Charles Gordon 2, Noah Hall 3, Jalen March 2, Jake Messina 2, Jay Woodson 2

Team LOB: 8 

Drillers White
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Ryan Long211210
Gavin Spencer201101
Justin Liakos000010
Aidan Pinto300000
Ryan Ballard300001
Dawson Guzik201011
Terrence McGowan300003
Noah Roots300000
Alex Fenney200010
Kade Abrisz200000
Josh Stevens110001
Gabriel Lopez100000
Jackson Hughes010010
Tim Blackman
Aidan Williams
Totals2433357

Batting 2B: Ryan Long
TB: Dawson Guzik, Ryan Long 2, Gavin Spencer
RBI: Ryan Long 2, Gavin Spencer
HBP: Josh Stevens
SB: Dawson Guzik
Totals Team QAB: 19 (63.33%)
Ryan Ballard 2, Alex Fenney, Dawson Guzik 3, Jackson Hughes, Justin Liakos, Ryan Long 3, Gabriel Lopez, Aidan Pinto, Noah Roots 2, Gavin Spencer 2, Josh Stevens 2

Team LOB: 6

Reapers
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Jacob Sherman4.066.561100420
Connor Jones1.040.450233130
Elijah Wilson2.026.654000200
Totals7.0132.545333750

Pitching HBP: Connor Jones
WP: Connor Jones
Pitches-Strikes: Connor Jones 40-18, Jacob Sherman 66-37, Elijah Wilson 26-17
Groundouts-Flyouts: Connor Jones 0-2, Jacob Sherman 1-7, Elijah Wilson 2-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Connor Jones 5-9, Jacob Sherman 9-15, Elijah Wilson 4-6

Drillers White
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Tim Blackman4.170.586644111
Aidan Williams1.141.512544110
Dawson Guzik1.115.667200010
Totals7.0126.5711388231

Pitching WP: Tim Blackman, Aidan Williams
Pitches-Strikes: Tim Blackman 70-41, Dawson Guzik 15-10, Aidan Williams 41-21
Groundouts-Flyouts: Tim Blackman 3-8, Dawson Guzik 2-2, Aidan Williams 1-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Tim Blackman 6-20, Dawson Guzik 5-7, Aidan Williams 3-10

Key

  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks