RECAP: T-Bolts Drop 11-7 Slugfest to Aces

The Silver Spring-Takoma T-Bolts (3-4) lost their third straight game on Friday night as they fell in a high scoring affair to the Alexandria Aces (4-3). Teddy Blumenauer (0-2) took the loss for the T-Bolts while Matt Moore earned the win for Alexandria.

The Aces scored first as DH Reid Powers plated LF Ethan Cady on a single in the bottom of the second inning. The T-Bolts would tie the game in the third when RF Nick Atkinson doubled on a 1-0 pitched to score Ace Felder. This would be the first of three RBIs for Atkinson on the night, as the Shepherd College commit had a solid two-for-three day at the plate.

In the bottom of the third, Alexandria took back the lead on a Justin Kelly RBI-double. The Aces scored again later in the inning as Kris Kremer singled to score Kelly.

The back-and-forth affair continued in the fourth.The T-Bolt’s Jack Roberts singled to score two runs and tie the game at three runs apiece. Takoma added on a run in the fifth as Nicholas Atkinson scored on a passed ball with Zach Buck at the plate. Two batters later Eric Callahan launched a single to right field to score Jack Schroeder and put the T-Bolts ahead 5-3.

The bottom of the fifth saw Ethan Cady plate Tristen Jorah on an RBI-single to draw the Aces closer at 5-4, but Nick Atkinson got that run right back for Takoma with a RBI sac fly. The tug of war contest continued in the bottom of the sixth as Alexandria picked up two runs to tie the game back up at 6-6.

Alexandria took the lead in the eighth, a lead that they would hold for the rest of the game .Scott Morgan singled to drive in two. Nick Atkinson drove in his third RBI of the day in the top of the eighth, but the Aces came back to score three in the bottom of the inning to get to the final score of 11-7.

The T-Bolts look to get back into the win column as they face the Bethesda Big Train for a doubleheader on Saturday at Blair Stadium. Game one will start at 4pm, and game two at 7pm. Listen live at tboltsradio.com.

The T-Bolts look to get back into the win column as they face the Bethesda Big Train for a doubleheader on Saturday at Blair Stadium. Game one will start at 4pm, and game two at 7pm. Listen live at tboltsradio.com.