Columbia, SC (WLTX) --- The Blowfish defeated High Point-Thomasville 8-1 Saturday night at Capital City Stadium in front of a nearly 1,500 enthusiastic members of the military.

The Blowfish hosted Military Night at the ball park where the team recognized the celebration of the U.S. Army's 238th birthday, with the attendance of basic training soldiers from Fort Jackson.

The soldiers received complimentarytickets, soda and hot dog in what has become an annual event where the Blowfish and the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce treat the men and women in uniform toa night where they can relax and be baseball fans.