Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Myrtle Beach Pelicans fall short against Lynchburg Hillcats

Matt Rose drove in Myrtle Beach’s lone run Friday.
Matt Rose drove in Myrtle Beach’s lone run Friday. Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Final score

Lynchburg Hillcats 3, (at) Myrtle Beach 1

Turning point

The Hillcats built a 3-0 lead in the fourth, when the first run scored on a throwing error and two more were plated on a single by Willi Castro.

Offensive star

Myrtle Beach’s Matt Rose, who was 1-for-3 and drove in the Pelicans’ lone run.

Decision takers

Winner: Hillcats starter Shao-Ching Chiang (5-1), who allowed one run on five hits and struck out two in seven innings.

Loser: Pelicans starter Justin Steele (1-3), who allowed three unearned runs on five hits and struck out three in five innings.

By the numbers

3Combined extra-base hits

6Combined hits from Lynchburg’s Sam Haggerty and Connor Marabell

8Hillcats’ runners left on base

Keeping record

Lynchburg 17-15, Myrtle Beach 19-16

Up next

Lynchburg at Myrtle Beach, 7:05 p.m. Saturday

David Wetzel: 843-626-0295, @MYBSports

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