RALEIGH, N.C.- After dropping the first game of the afternoon, Brevard closed their season on a high note by knocking off William Peace 9-6 on Saturday afternoon.
Brevard (7-29) recorded one of their best offensive performances of the season by notching the second-most runs in a game (nine) and tying a season-high 14 hits in the win. Five Tornados tallied multiple hits, with Matthew Mejias and Mikey Mejias leading the way with three hits each. In RBI production, Matthew Mejias, Ryan Roon and Tyler Petit led the way for Brevard with two RBI each.
On the mound, Tyler Timms finished his playing career with a solid performance by throwing eight strikeouts and picked up his third victory of the season.
The Tornados were able to churn out three runs in the third and fourth innings, highlighted by the RBI recorded by Beau Shealy, Petit and Roon to take the 7-5 lead through the first four innings of play.
William Peace made a rally attempt in the seventh inning to cut the lead to three runs, but Timms was able to put the game away by getting Gavin Wheeler to strike out swinging to finish the game.
William Peace took the first game of the afternoon by churning out four runs in the fourth inning in the 5-2 victory. Tyler Tilson tied a game-high two RBI in the game, as he was matched with Donny Carsillo in the same category. In his final game on the mound for Brevard, Drake Black finished the game with a game-high seven strikeouts.
Both teams combined for two hits combined in the first three innings of play before the Pacers were able to get their offense rolling in the bottom of the fourth. With two runners on and one out, Tilson recorded a two-RBI triple to bring home both runners to break the scoreless tie. The other two scores by William Peace came by way of two passed balls, as the Pacers built a 4-0 lead.
William Peace responded in the bottom of the sixth with one more run, and the Pacers were able to hold on to win in a seven-inning contest.