Colonial Heights, VA- In an offensive shootout the Morehead City Marlins defeated the Tri-City Chili Peppers 10-9.
The game got off to a fast start with the Marlins scoring two in the top of the first and Tri-City countering with three in the bottom of the second.
The scoring continued in the second as the Marlins plated three two of which came across on a Braeden O’Shaugnessy home run.
Tri-City scored two in the bottom of the inning making the game all knotted at five through two innings.
In the third inning the Chili Peppers added two more runs off reliever Jake Manderson to retake the lead.
Morehead City scored five unanswered as Jase Felker crushed a homer and O’Shaugnessy tallied his second dinger of the ballgame.
The Chili Peppers would score a run in the sixth and seventh to cut the deficit to one.
Matt Hickey came on in the eighth and escaped a jam before closing things out in the ninth for his sixth save of the season.
Morehead City will look to win their sixth straight tomorrow in a rematch with the Tri-City Chili Peppers at Big Rock Stadium.