Zach Mallia Drives In Five As Tarboro River Bandits Wins Over Catawba Valley Stars

Sunday, June 27, 2021 – Tarboro, NC

Tarboro River Bandits defeated Catawba Valley Stars 9-5 on Sunday thanks in part to Zach Mallia, who drove in five runners. Mallia drove in runs on a grand slam in the second and a walk in the sixth.

Tarboro River Bandits grabbed an early lead. Tarboro River Bandits scored on a double by Ben Jones, a groundout by Brantley Cutler, a single by Pete Cosentino , and a grand slam by Mallia in the second inning.

Luke Carpenter led the Tarboro River Bandits to victory on the pitcher’s mound. The lefthander went three innings, allowing one run on two hits, striking out two and walking zero. A number of pitchers entered the game as relief, with Eli Culbreth Cole VandersliceLuke Allain, and Graeme Carroll all securing outs and ultimately the victory.

Gianni Smith took the loss for Catawba Valley Stars. The hurler allowed four hits and six runs over one and one-third innings, striking out two.

Tarboro River Bandits smacked one home run on the day. Mallia went deep in the second inning.

Tarboro River Bandits totaled nine hits in the game. Will SmithMike Dolberry Jones, and Cosentino all managed multiple hits for Tarboro River BanditsCosentino JonesDolberry , and Smith each managed two hits to lead Tarboro River Bandits.

Catawba Valley Stars was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Brantly Durham had the most chances in the field with six.

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Catawba Valley Stars
Blake Buzzeo401002
Colton Locklear401002
Anthony Jarvis300000
Tanner Brandon311010
Josh Cain311000
Wayne Mize411102
Walker Paz200010
Brantly Durham210011
Brennin Holmes211410
Gianni Smith
Robby Arnett
Hunter Dupuy

Batting HR: Wayne Mize, Brennin Holmes
Grand slam: Brennin Holmes
TB: Wayne Mize 4, Tanner Brandon, Josh Cain, Brennin Holmes 4, Blake Buzzeo, Colton Locklear
RBI: Wayne Mize, Brennin Holmes 4
ROE: Brennin Holmes
HBP: Anthony Jarvis, Josh Cain
SB: Tanner Brandon
PIK: Blake Buzzeo
Totals Team QAB: 17 (51.52%)
Anthony Jarvis, Wayne Mize 2, Tanner Brandon 3, Josh Cain 2, Brennin Holmes 2, Brantly Durham 2, Blake Buzzeo, Walker Paz 2, Colton Locklear 2

Team LOB: 7 

Tarboro River Bandits
Anthony Sherwin310011
Pete Cosentino322111
Kendal Pierson210011
Mike Dolberry402001
Zach Mallia221520
Tanner Smith000000
Will Smith412101
Ethan Fewell210010
Ben Jones412100
Brantley Cutler300001
Cole Vanderslice
Luke Carpenter
Luke Allain
Eli Culbreth
Graeme Carroll

Batting 2B: Ben Jones
HR: Zach Mallia
Grand slam: Zach Mallia
TB: Zach Mallia 4, Ben Jones 3, Pete Cosentino 2, Mike Dolberry 2, Will Smith 2
RBI: Zach Mallia 5, Ben Jones, Pete Cosentino , Will Smith
HBP: Kendal Pierson , Ethan Fewell
SB: Zach Mallia, Will Smith 2
Totals Team QAB: 17 (48.57%)
Zach Mallia 3, Ben Jones 2, Pete Cosentino 2, Brantley Cutler, Kendal Pierson 2, Anthony Sherwin 2, Mike Dolberry 2, Ethan Fewell 3

Team LOB: 8 Fielding E: Will Smith

Catawba Valley Stars
Gianni Smith1.146.522466230
Robby Arnett3.256.625322311
Hunter Dupuy1.032.500211120

Pitching L: Gianni Smith
HBP: Gianni Smith, Robby Arnett
WP: Gianni Smith
Pitches-Strikes: Gianni Smith 46-24, Robby Arnett 56-35, Hunter Dupuy 32-16
Groundouts-Flyouts: Gianni Smith 1-1, Robby Arnett 3-5, Hunter Dupuy 0-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Gianni Smith 7-12, Robby Arnett 11-16, Hunter Dupuy 2-7

Tarboro River Bandits
Luke Carpenter3.052.615211201
Cole Vanderslice1.026.538000220
Luke Allain1.015.467000210
Eli Culbreth1.027.556244011
Graeme Carroll1.015.800200100

Pitching W: Luke Carpenter
HBP: Luke Carpenter , Eli Culbreth
Pitches-Strikes: Cole Vanderslice 26-14, Luke Carpenter 52-32, Luke Allain 15-7, Eli Culbreth 27-15, Graeme Carroll 15-12
Groundouts-Flyouts: Cole Vanderslice 0-1, Luke Carpenter 3-3, Luke Allain 1-0, Eli Culbreth 1-2, Graeme Carroll 1-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Cole Vanderslice 2-5, Luke Carpenter 6-12, Luke Allain 1-4, Eli Culbreth 4-7, Graeme Carroll 4-5


  • 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