The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs scored three runs in the top of the 8th inning to take the lead and held on to beat the Camden Riversharks 7-6 in the final game of their three-game series. The loss snaps the Riversharks season-long winning streak at eight games.
The Riversharks struck first in the bottom of the first as Pedro Feliz brought home Jonel Pacheco with a sacrifice fly to give Camden a 1-0 lead.
Southern Maryland tied up the game at 1-1 in the top of the 3rd courtesy of a sacrifice fly by Bridger Hunt.
After a twenty-six minute rain delay in the bottom of the 3rd inning, Pedro Feliz doubled the Riversharks lead with a two-out, RBI single to make it 2-0.
Camden tacked on three more runs in the 4th inning against Vasquez. Brian Burgamy connected with his team-leading 12th home run of the season, a solo shot to extend the lead to 3-1. Five batters later Ruddy Yan hit a two-out, two-run triple to make it 5-1
The Blue Crabs battled back in the 5th inning with three runs highlighted by a two-run double by Brian Barton to cut the deficit to 5-4.
Southern Maryland took their first lead in the 8th inning with three runs against John Bale. After Brian Barton tied the game with a solo home run, Tanner Townsend broke the tie score with a two-run single to give Southern Maryland a 7-5 lead.