Black Bears defeat Doubledays on Amaral hit in 9th, 5-4

AUBURN, N.Y. — Daniel Amaral hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, leading the West Virginia Black Bears to a 5-4 win over the Auburn Doubledays on Aug. 1.

Luke Mangieri scored on the play. He reached base on a walk, advanced to second on a single by Grant Koch and then went to third on a sacrifice bunt.

Cody Smith (2-0) got the win with a scoreless inning in relief while Tanner Driskill (1-3) took the loss in the New York-Penn League game. Logan Stoelke struck out the side for his fourth save of the season.

Mike Gretler had a pair of hits, one of them a double, and drove in a run for the Black Bears.

Moises Sierra doubled twice, driving in a run and also scoring one for the Doubledays.

Despite the loss, Auburn is 7-2 against West Virginia this season.

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