CHARLOTTE COUNTY - The Charlotte Fighting Tarpons crossed the Peace River to take on their close rival Port Charlotte for some Monday Night Baseball on the Suncoast.

Charlotte up 1-0 nothing in the top of the first after a bases loaded walk Kyle Machado delivered a sacrifice fly to right field scoring Kevin Conway from third base to put the Fighting Tarpons up 2-0. Charlotte starting pitcher Cam Koch struck out the side in the bottom of the first inning. The Pirates got on the board in the bottom of the third with an RBI double by Hunter Wilder to make the score 3-1 Fighting Tarpons. Charlotte pulls a way for the win 8-1