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Ryan Roberts

Wednesday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Huge seventh inning carries Pilots past Blowfish, to 16-7 record

Baseball: Coastal Plain League: The Peninsula Pilots (16-7) scored eight runs in the seventh inning to erase a five-run deficit and beat the Columbia Blowfish 8-5 in South Carolina. Southeast Missouri State’s Ryan Lenaburg got the win by yielding a run and four hits in two innings of relief, improving to 4-0. The Blowfish scored three runs in the first inning off Pilots starter Derek Justice, but he gained enough momentum to work four innings and yield just one more run. In the big seventh, a single by Old Dominion's P.J. Higgins and two walks set the table for Iowa Western Community College's Jason McMurray, who hit a two-run single up the middle. ...