It will be forever known in Lower Columbia College baseball lore as “The Catch.”
Derrick Salberg’s leaping catch over the left field bullpen fence with a runner on and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning robbed Everett as the Red Devils held on for a 4-2 victory in the first round of the NWAACC Baseball Championships at David Story Field on Friday.
“By far the best catch I’ve ever made,” Salberg said of a play that ended up No. 1 on SportsCenter’s countdown of the top 10 plays of the day Friday night. “I was waiting for the bullpen pitchers to tell me I was getting close to the fence. Thank God I didn’t run into the fence, and I’ve got some hops.”
- Rick McCorkle, The Daily News
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photo by Bill Wagner/ The Daily News