Manteo falls to Perquimans in baseball

Published 8:41 am Sunday, May 1, 2022

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Scoring four runs in the fifth inning helped Perquimans County varsity baseball team defeat the visiting Manteo team 8-2 Wednesday.

After a scoreless first inning in a non-conference game at Hertford, the home team Pirates scored in the bottom of the second and again in the third and held a two run lead over the Redskins through a scoreless fourth.

Scoring on a series of base hits, Perquimans widened the gap to a 6-0 lead in the fifth.

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Manteo was finally on the scoreboard in the sixth when Bryson Sherrod hit a double, sending in Wyn Wheeler and Colin Wyant for the only Redskin runs.

SCOREBOARD 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Manteo 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 7 2
Perquimans 0 1 1 0 4 2 – 8 10 0