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Wake Forest Fungo Drops Game To Tarboro River Bandits After Late Score

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 – Wake Forest, NC

Wake Forest Fungo stayed in it until the end, but Tarboro River Bandits pulled away late in a 7-6 victory on Wednesday. The game was tied at six with Tarboro River Bandits batting in the top of the seventh when Dane Hoggard drew a walk, scoring one run.

Wake Forest Fungo lost despite out-hitting Tarboro River Bandits nine to seven.

Wake Forest Fungo captured the lead in the third inning. Bryan Arendt drove in one when Arendt singled.

Tarboro River Bandits evened things up at six in the top of the sixth inning when Jackson Cherry singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

Tarboro River Bandits took the lead for good with one run in the seventh inning. In the seventh Hoggard drew a walk, scoring one run.

Eli Culbreth was the winning pitcher for Tarboro River Bandits. The righty allowed two hits and zero runs over two innings, striking out four and walking one. Lawson Russell threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. Russell recorded the last nine outs to earn the save for Tarboro River Bandits.

Jaysen Arendt was on the pitcher’s mound for Wake Forest FungoArendt allowed seven hits and six runs over six innings, striking out eight. Branden Kunz and Aiden Hough entered the game as relief, throwing two and two-thirds innings and one-third of an inning respectively.

Jack Metzger started the game for Tarboro River BanditsMetzger surrendered six runs on seven hits over four innings, striking out four and walking one

Wake Forest Fungo launched two home runs on the day. Josh Hoffman put one out in the fourth inning. Hunter Zentz went yard in the second inning.

Wake Forest Fungo tallied nine hits in the game. Hogan Stallings and Rufus Hurdle all had multiple hits for Wake Forest FungoHurdle and Stallings each collected two hits to lead Wake Forest Fungo.

Cherry went 2-for-5 at the plate to lead Tarboro River Bandits in hits.

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Tarboro River Bandits
Jackson Cherry512201
Nick Hussey411013
Mike Dolberry501003
Ethan Fewell110031
Zach Mallia500002
Cam Hassert401101
Dane Hoggard310122
Anthony Sherwin000000
Brantley Cutler321102
Jack Metzger
Eli Culbreth
Lawson Russell
Camden Noble
Julian Parson
Ben Jones311110
Andrew Casey

Batting 2B: Brantley Cutler
HR: Jackson Cherry
TB: Ben Jones, Jackson Cherry 5, Brantley Cutler 2, Nick Hussey, Mike Dolberry , Cam Hassert
RBI: Ben Jones, Jackson Cherry 2, Brantley Cutler, Cam Hassert, Dane Hoggard
ROE: Zach Mallia 2
HBP: Brantley Cutler, Ethan Fewell, Cam Hassert
GIDP: Cam Hassert
SB: Jackson Cherry
CS: Mike Dolberry
Totals Team QAB: 17 (39.53%)
Zach Mallia 2, Jackson Cherry 2, Brantley Cutler 2, Nick Hussey 3, Ethan Fewell 3, Cam Hassert 2, Dane Hoggard 3

Team LOB: 20 Fielding E: Zach Mallia, Ethan Fewell

Wake Forest Fungo
Thomas Fox311021
Josh Hoffman521202
Bryan Arendt501101
Tristan Marsh500003
Hogan Stallings412102
Caleb Fluno401001
Bobby Dixon300012
Hunter Zentz311201
Spencer Faulkner100001
Rufus Hurdle412002
Jaysen Arendt
Aiden Hough
Branden Kunz

Batting 2B: Caleb Fluno, Hogan Stallings
HR: Josh Hoffman, Hunter Zentz
TB: Bryan Arendt, Caleb Fluno 2, Thomas Fox, Josh Hoffman 4, Rufus Hurdle 2, Hogan Stallings 3, Hunter Zentz 4
RBI: Bryan Arendt, Josh Hoffman 2, Hogan Stallings, Hunter Zentz 2
ROE: Josh Hoffman
FC: Bryan Arendt
SB: Rufus Hurdle 2
Totals Team QAB: 19 (47.50%)
Bryan Arendt 4, Bobby Dixon 2, Caleb Fluno 2, Thomas Fox 4, Josh Hoffman, Rufus Hurdle 2, Hogan Stallings 3, Hunter Zentz

Team LOB: 7 Fielding E: Caleb Fluno 2
DP: Tristan Marsh, Hogan Stallings

Tarboro River Bandits
Jack Metzger4.070.743765412
Eli Culbreth2.034.647200410
Lawson Russell3.052.596000810

Pitching W: Eli Culbreth
SV: Lawson Russell
Pitches-Strikes: Jack Metzger 70-52, Eli Culbreth 34-22, Lawson Russell 52-31
Groundouts-Flyouts: Jack Metzger 2-4, Eli Culbreth 0-2, Lawson Russell 0-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Jack Metzger 15-21, Eli Culbreth 8-9, Lawson Russell 3-10

Wake Forest Fungo
Jaysen Arendt6.0103.641766841
Aiden Hough0.112.417010010
Branden Kunz2.253.491000720

Pitching HBP: Jaysen Arendt 2, Branden Kunz
WP: Jaysen Arendt 2
Pitches-Strikes: Jaysen Arendt 103-66, Aiden Hough 12-5, Branden Kunz 53-26
Groundouts-Flyouts: Jaysen Arendt 4-4, Aiden Hough 1-0, Branden Kunz 0-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Jaysen Arendt 19-30, Aiden Hough 1-3, Branden Kunz 2-11


  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks