Salem Quakers snagged a late lead and defeated Carrollton 6-2 on Wednesday. Salem trailed 2-1 in the top of the fifth inning when Nick Coletta doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Carrollton opened up scoring in the second inning, when Jaxson Rinkes singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
The Quakers put up three runs in the sixth inning. Darius Beck and Jackson Johnson each drove in runs during the inning.
Gavin Wilms was the winning pitcher for Salem. The righthander lasted seven innings, allowing eight hits and two runs while striking out nine.
Lawson Irwin took the loss for Carrollton. Irwin allowed five hits and three runs over four and two-thirds innings, striking out two.
Salem racked up eight hits in the game. Beck and Lane Rhodes each had multiple hits. Rhodes and Beck each collected two hits to lead.
Rinkes went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead Carrollton in hits.
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