York, SC – Kingsmen Baseball emerged victorious in a back-and-forth battle with the Carolina Vipers, end the game with a final score of 6-5 at York Comprehensive High School. The game would feature six lead changes starting with an early run in the top of the 1st by Carolina. Kingsmen got on the board in the bottom of the 3rd when Burke Camper hit his fourth home run of the season to put Kingsmen up 2-1. The Vipers would reclaim the lead with runs in the 4th and 5th to make the score 3-2. However, Kingsmen would take the lead back in the bottom of the 6th with an RBI by Johnny Sweeney and a sacrifice fly by Aidan Rice. After the Vipers once again claimed the lead in the top of the 7th, Kingsmen quickly responded again with a two-RBI double by Cam McNearney to go up by one. With Justin Stewart on the mound for the final 4.2 innings, that narrow lead would prove to be enough as Stewart would allow just one baserunner in the final two innings to seal the victory. Stewart was the winning pitcher. Burke Camper was the start of the game, going four for four with a home run and two doubles. He was just a triple away from hitting for the cycle.
Kingsmen will have a day off before returning the field on Friday, June 24th against the Mooresville Spinners in Mooresville, North Carolina.