A walk-off left Kingston on the wrong end of a 10-9 defeat to Pigeon Forge on Thursday. Pigeon Forge trailed 9-8 in the bottom of the seventh inning when #20 singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Kingston trailed by four runs in the first inning, but then fought back to lower the final margin as they scored nine runs in the failed comeback. Daunte Inman, Chandler Worley, Inman, Kain Collins, Jesse Griffey, and Worley picked up RBIs to lead the rally.
In the first inning, Pigeon Forge got their offense started when #23 homered on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
Kingston evened things up at six in the top of the sixth inning as they scored two runs when Griffey singled.
Joe Tipton was on the pitcher’s mound for Kingston. He went five innings, allowing six runs on five hits and striking out three. Worley threw one and one-third innings out of the bullpen.
Kingston hit two home runs on the day. Worley went yard in the seventh inning. Collins had a long ball in the sixth inning.
The Jackets collected 13 hits on the day. Collins, Brady Luttrell, Colton Robinette, Inman, and Worley all had multiple hits for RC Bees Varsity. Collins went 3-for-4 at the plate.