WILMINGTON, North Carolina - Christian Wolfe's one-out, bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth lifted Blue to an 8-7 win over Teal in game five of the Blue-Teal World Series on Friday at Brooks Field.

Blue has now won all five games played in the series, although this was the first one decided in its last at bat.

The Wolfe's game-winning hit answered Teal's three-run explosion in the top of the ninth that tied the game at 7-all.

Sophomore reliever Ryan Mayhew (1-0) earned the win while junior Christian MacDonald (0-1) was saddled with the loss in relief.

Blue raced out to a 6-0 lead after six innings behind the stellar pitching of junior Mat Batts and a pair of home runs off the bat of senior Hunter Ridge.

Batts struck out seven and allowed just three hits over six shutout innings while Ridge delivered a two-run blast to left in the first and a solo shot to right to lead off the seventh.

In the ninth, Freshman Alex Pernick began Teal's rally with a two-out single off Mayhew, who had posted saves in three of the first four games. Freshman Steven Linkous followed with and single and senior Matt Keeler plated the first run with a single to center. One batter later, junior Ryan LaGrange tripled in two run to tie the game.

In the bottom of the frame, freshman Nick Monroe walked with one out and junior Kelly Secrest pinch ran for him. Senior Tyler Molinaro dumped a single into left center and Secrest would move around to third when the throw behind him to second sailed wide of the mark. With runners at second and third, junior Josh Abshire was walked setting the stage for Wolfe, who lined a single on the first pitch he saw to end the game.

Linkous, LaGrange, freshman Andy Austin and Pernick each had two hits to fuel Teal, which out hit Blue, 12-10. Teal battered the Blue relievers for seven runs on nine hits over the final three innings.

Joining Ridge with two-hit afternoons were senior Michael Bass, Molinaro and Wolfe.