Alexander Crittenden drove in four runs, including the final two of a five-run eighth-inning rally, to push the Deltaville Deltas ahead of the Tappahannock Tides by the score of 9-2 on Saturday night.
Defeating the Tides—the second place team in the Richmond NABA East Division—in Saturday night’s postseason semifinal matchup earns the Deltas their third consecutive trip to the NABA Championship series this week.
They’ll take on the winner of the West Division semifinal, which will be either the top-seeded Richmond Brewers or the two-time defending league champion Richmond El Heaters. That semifinal was delayed by heavy rains in Richmond over the weekend, and was played Tuesday night.
The three-game championship series will begin in Richmond Thursday night at 7 o’clock at Deep Run High School. Games 2 and 3 are scheduled as a Saturday doubleheader to take place at L.C. Bird High School, with game times of 1 and 4 p.m.
In Saturday’s victory over the Tides, Travis Crump led t...
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