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.


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

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
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

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

Patrick Driggers4.071.563444640
Sparky Bannon0.120.550555110
Chase Brimmer1.220.700000300

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
Nick Mattfield4.261.639100410
Caleb Bellisle1.130.633110110
Brandon Pettrey1.019.895311100

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


  • 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