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Deltas beat Tides twice to improve to 11-2

Offense was not an issue for the Deltaville Deltas last weekend, as the team came from behind twice to defeat the Tappahannock Tides, 14-8 and 9-3.

With the wins, Deltaville improved to 11-2 on the season, and holds a full-game lead over second-place York.

The Deltas have a three-game series this weekend with the third-place Peninsula Cardinals. On Saturday, they host the Cardinals in a 5:30 p.m. doubleheader at Deltaville Ballpark. On Sunday, the Deltas travel to Charles Brown Park in Yorktown for a 4 p.m. contest.

Deltas 14, Tides 8

The Deltas and Tides combined for 27 hits in a slugfest Friday night at Essex High School, with the visitors ultimately prevailing, 14-8.

The Deltas took a 2-0 first-inning lead, thanks to a Chris King two-RBI single. However, Tappahannock halved the lead in the bottom half of the inning, and scored again in the third and fourth innings to take a 5-2 lead.

In the top of the fifth, Deltaville mounted its comeback. After the Deltas cut the lea...

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