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Salem Wins Opener, Hillcats Fall in 13 Innings

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SALEM-(WSLS-10 SPORTS)- Red Sox centerfielder Andrew Benintendi went 4-5 with three runs batted in and 2 runs scored in Salem's home opener against the Carolina Mudcats. Salem racked up 18 hits and 13 runs in a 13-4 demolition of Carolina to open a four-game set.

Meanwhile the Hillcats and Winston-Salem Dash played to a 6-6 deadlock after 9 innings. The game went into the 13th tied a 6 before the Dash exploded for eight runs in the inning to take the opener over Lynchburg 14-6.