The Wilmington Sharks scored three runs in the third and fourth inning and four runs in the fifth and seventh inning on their way to a 14-2 exhibition game victory over the Post 10 Legion team Tuesday night as part of the team's first annual Fan Fest at Buck Hardee Field.
With one out and the game scoreless in the top of the third. Tucker Greer hit a triple and then came in to score on a sacrifice fly by Drew Yniesta. Corey Everett then singled and advanced to second when Parker Nolan drew a walk. CJ Conrad doubled them both home to make it 3-0.
With the Sharks leading 6-0 in the bottom of the fourth, Brian Kemp hit a double and then came in to score on a single by Zach Zabrinski to put Post 10 on the board. Zabrinski came in to score on a Sharks fielding error trimming it to 6-2.
Post 10 would not get any closer as the Sharks then batted around in their four-run fifth to go up 10-2. They then repeated the same feat in their four-run seventh.
The Sharks will open the 2019 regular season on Thursday May 30th against the Fayetteville SwampDogs. It is Thirsty Thursday featuring $1 beers. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05PM with the gates opening at 6:00PM.
About The Wilmington Sharks
Set in the picturesque Cape Fear region of North Carolina, the Wilmington Sharks are one of the charter members of the Coastal Plain League. Providing affordable family entertainment in a minor league atmosphere, the Sharks have been consistently in the top 25 in attendance in all of summer-collegiate baseball.
About The Coastal Plain League
The Coastal Plain League is the nation's premier summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 23nd season in 2019, the CPL features 16 teams playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The CPL has had over 1,450 alumni drafted and 109 of those - including 2017 ALCS MVP, 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young winner Justin Verlander as well as 2017 NLCS MVP Chris Taylor – make their Major League debut. While another notable alum – Russell Wilson – won Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com and follow us via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat @CPLBaseball.