Updated July 21 2015
The Grizzlies overcame a seven-run deficit and scored eight unanswered runs to defeat Holly Springs 8-7 Tuesday afternoon at Sims Legion Park.
The Salamanders got all of their runs in the first two innings before Gastonia plated four runs in the sixth and four runs in the seven to cap the comeback.
Sammy Taormina (Liberty) went 2-for-4 with three RBI. Jackson Mims (East Carolina) was 3-for-4 with two RBI and Babe Thomas (Winthrop) had two hits and an RBI.
Brandon Donahue (Wingate) picked up the victory (3-1) in relief by pitching three innings, allowing no runs on two hits with four strikeouts and two walks.
Gastonia (12-7, 29-18) is open Wednesday and travels to Forest City Thursday.
Winners of the CPL West Division first-half championship, Gastonia clinched a postseason berth on July 29. The Petitt Cup playoffs begin Aug. 5 featuring the top eight teams in the league in best-of-three, first-round series with the higher seeds holding home-field advantage.