Pender-The Thurston-Cuming County Baseball Team lost 11-5 at home to Norfolk Friday night in a game that was aired on 107.9 the Bull.
The Panthers struck for 3 runs in the 2nd inning, and led 5-0 before the Thunder scored a run in the home half of the 3rd.
Norfolk added 3 more runs in the 4th inning to lead 8-1, and tacked on another run in the 5th, and led 9-3 after Thurston-Cuming County struck for 2 runs in the home half of the inning.
The Panthers pushed across two more runs in the 6th while the Thunder scored two of their own in the last of the 7th.
Austin Viergutz was 2-4 with an RBI and two runs scored for Norfolk (6-15) while Carson Dominisse had 2 RBI and scored two runs of his own.
Thurston-Cuming County (2-8) was led by Layne Heese, who scored a pair of runs.
The Thunder hosts Arlington on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. while the Panthers take on Fremont Bergan at home in a doubleheader on Monday.