The Sanford Spinners bounced back Monday from their first loss of the year with a 10 inning, 1-0 victory on the road over the Swepsonville Sweepers.
Right fielder Noah Kessler knocked in the winning run – the first of the game – in the top of the tenth inning, putting the Spinners at 6-1 for the 2022 season.
The team had strong performances from pitchers Nathan O’Brochta (five innings, one hit, and two walks), Brice Herring (three innings, one hit, and one walk, and Eddie Thompson (two innings, no hits). Each of the three recorded five strikeouts.
The Spinners, a collegiate level summer league team in the North Carolina-based Old North State League, play at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Pinehurst against the Sandhills Bogeys and return home to Tramway Park next to Southern Lee High School for 7 p.m. home games against the Brunswick Surfin’ Turfs on Wednesday and the Fayetteville Chutes on Friday. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children.
A home game against the Surfin’ Turfs on Thursday that had been scheduled for 7 p.m. was canceled.