Emerald Vikings defeated Chesnee 8-2 on Saturday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at two with Emerald Vikings batting in the top of the sixth when Cam Lollis doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Vikings secured the victory thanks to five runs in the sixth inning. Lollis, Chase Prochaska, Jacob Slay, Sean Adams, and Braeden Burton all drove in runs in the frame.
Chesnee opened up an early lead in the second inning when Thompson singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
In the top of the third inning, Emerald Vikings tied things up at two when Brayden Ridge doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run.
Lollis earned the victory on the hill for Vikings Varsity. He surrendered two runs on six hits over seven innings, striking out five.
Hoskyns took the loss for Chesnee. He surrendered three runs on five hits over five and a third innings, striking out one.
Emerald Vikings Varsity collected 12 hits. Adams, Caleb McLaughlin, and Burton each collected multiple hits for Emerald Vikings Varsity. Burton, McLaughlin, and Adams all had two hits to lead Emerald Vikings Varsity.
Henson led Chesnee with two hits in three at bats.