Colonial Heights, VA- The Morehead City Marlins have clinched the second half East Division title and extended their winning streak to ten games after a 7-2 win over the Tri-City Chili Peppers.
The Marlins also won the first half title and now await to see who the overall second place finisher is to determine their playoff matchup which begins on Sunday.
Tri-City struck first with two runs in the bottom of the first inning but were blanked for the final eight frames.
Sean Johnson delivered a two run home run in the top of the third to knot the game at two.
A Ben Watson triple broke the deadlock and gave the Fish a 4-2 lead. In the fifth inning a Braeden O’Shaugnessy RBI groundout and a wild pitch extended the cushion to 6-2.
The Marlins would tack on another run to improve the score to 7-2 and the bullpen handled the rest securing the second half title.
Morehead City comes back home Tuesday for a rematch with the Chili Peppers at 7:00.