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.


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

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
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

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

Eddie Blake4.067.597321530
Alex Lepow0.131.419255130
Dylan Weatherly1.232.562211020

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
Nicholas Jazkowski4.061.639422111
Justin Brown3.040.800111200

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


  • 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