A second straight one-run loss has put the Pitt County Post 39 legion baseball team on the brink of elimination against Garner Post 232 in the Area 1 finals.
Garner led 4-0 heading into the fifth inning. Post 39 rallied to tie it with a Tyler Ables RBI single and a 3-run home run by Kyle Cross. Garner answered with a Taylor Stephens RBI single in the seventh to retake the lead for good.
Game three of the best of five series is Sunday at 7 pm at Garner.