Mistakes trip up Williamsport Crosscutters against West Virginia Black Bears
GRANVILLE, WV – Two Crosscutters errors in the bottom of the 6th, lead to four Black Bears runs, as Williamsport fell 4-1 in the opening game at West Virginia.
Ben Aklinski was the lone Cutters hitter with two hits, finishing the night 2 for 4 with a pair of singles. Jesse Wilkening had the lone extra base hit, a rocket double to deep center in the 8th inning. Williamsport left seven runners on base and finished the night 1 for 8 with runners in scoring position.
Rafael Carvajal to a tough loss, allowing four runs, all unearned, over two innings of work. Colton Eastman got the start, going two scoreless innings in a piggyback start with Jack Perkins who tossed two scoreless frames. Abdallah Aris and Oscar Marcelino combined to throw two scoreless innings, striking out three.