Salem Beats Myrtle Beach 3-1 in 10

Myrtle Beach - Salem's Jake Romanski belted a tie-breaking two-run homer in the 10th to power the Red Sox to a 3-1 win at Myrtle Beach in the opener of their best-of-3 Carolina League Southern Division Championship Series.

The Pelicans' Lewis Brinson had tied the game in the 8th with a solo homer. Salem scored in the opening inning on a Carlos Asuaje rbi

single. Salem starter Jacob Dahlstrand had a great night on the mound, pitching seven shutout innings, allowing just two hits and striking out 8.

Salem can clinch the series with a win Thursday night at Myrtle Beach, the Pelicans must win to force a third-and-deciding game Friday night.

The series winner advances to the Carolina League Championship Series.