The Storm ended its home season series against the Lancaster JetHawks in triumph when they captured a 5-4 win.
In the eighth, Everett Williams hit a 367-foot home run over the 12-foot wall in right center to lift the Storm for the late victory.
In the series, the Storm was 13-1 at The Diamond against the JetHawks.
The JetHawks attempted to capitalize on a 3-0 victory last night by putting up a quick two runs that came in the form of home runs.
George Springer hit a deep fly ball that traveled up and over the right field wall and Domingo Santana mimicked it just two batters later hitting a blast over the right field wall to give Lancaster the 2-0 lead in the first.
The Storm cut the lead in half in the bottom of the inning when Rico Noel singled, collecting his 70th stolen base of the season.
The two teams battled again in the third, but the JetHawks kept the lead.
Lancaster turned to playing small ball as Grant Hogue hit a bunt single to lead off the inning. Springer and Santana walked to load the bases for the visitors. Reliever Chris Franklin came in and gave up a single to Chris Epps that traveled to deep centerfield scoring two more runs.
The Storm matched that when Chris Bisson singled, Noel walked and both Justin Miller and Tommy Medica drove in a run to maintain their deficit with a score of 4-3.
On the night Noel went 2 for 3 and scored two runs. He has 71 stolen bases, 118 hits and a .289 batting average in 103 games this season.
The middle three innings went scoreless as Storm pitchers Chris Franklin and Chris Haney along with JetHawks Zachary Grimmett allowed no runs and only four hits in three innings.
In the seventh, the Storm tied the game when Michael Wing hit a long line drive to the right field wall scoring Donovan Tate on a stand-up triple.
With the game tied 5-5 in the eighth, Williams hit his fourth home run of the season in a clutch situation for the Storm. Everett is currently on a five game hit streak and is batting .232
The Storm now advances to 21-13 in the second half and are 57-47 overall this season sitting a game out of first place in the south division behind the High Desert Mavericks.
The Storm travels today to Rancho Cucamonga to play a three game series against the Quakes beginning at 7:05 p.m. at The Epicenter.
The Storm returns home on Tuesday, July 31, to face the Mavericks at The Diamond.
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