MACON, Ga. – The Florence RedWolves came up with their second big inning in two nights, scoring five runs in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Macon 5-1 on Saturday.
Florence improved to 4-8 overall after picking up back-to-back victories. The RedWolves return to action on Monday in a home doubleheader against Savannah. The two squads will play a pair of seven-inning games starting at 6 p.m.
Both the RedWolves and the Bacon were locked in a pitcher’s duel for most of the contest. Florence starter Boyce Kobleur allowed no runs on two hits in five innings with no walks and six strikeouts. Macon starter Cory Bartholomew was nearly as good – going five innings and allowing just two hits as well with four walks and four strikeouts.
The RedWolves finally broke through in their half of the seventh. Grey Epps and J.T. Weber each collected RBI doubles with Weber driving in three. Kenny Piper added an RBI single to cap off the big inning.
M.J. Rookard plated Macon’s only run in the bottom of the eighth with an RBI single.
Piper and Joe Weisenseel each led Florence with two hits apiece.