WILSON, N.C. – Led by AJ Jones’ walk-off RBI single and Anton Lazits’ four-RBI night, the Wilson Tobs (2-1) picked up a 9-8 come-from-behind victory over the Asheboro ZooKeepers (0-2) on Saturday evening at Historic Fleming Stadium.
Wilson, which once trailed 7-1, put up eight runs at the dish in the final four frames, highlighted by a three-run double off the bat of Lazits to even the ballgame up in the home half of the eighth. It was then Jones’ game-winning single through the left side that sparked the Tobs’ victory, scoring Chase Waddell from third to give Wilson its second win this season in Coastal Plain League play.
Connor Caporale picked up the win out of relief for the Tobs on Saturday night. The Simpson University product tossed three complete innings in the one-run triumph, allowing just three hits with four strikeouts and preventing a single earned run from crossing in the final three frames.
The Tobs will now turn their attention to Ting Stadium in Holly Springs, N.C. for a 5:40 p.m. ET first pitch on Sunday afternoon for the second meeting of the season between the two squads. They then return home on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m. to take on the Tri-City Chilli Peppers for the Books and Baseball Bash.
Those still looking to purchase tickets can do so through showpass at wilsontobs.com.