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BROCK STAR TREATMENT; YOUNG LEADS THE WAY OVER SOUTH RANGE

PHOTO CREDIT: GARY LEININGER

CANFIELD, OH- In what has turned into an annual showcase showdown, the Salem Quakers defeated South Range 4-3 on Saturday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at three with the Quakers batting in the top of the seventh when an error scored the difference in the game.

South Range scored three runs in the sixth inning, but Salem still managed to pull out the victory. Stevie Rohan and Billy Skripac powered the big inning with RBIs.

The Quaker 9 got on the board in the second inning when Brock Young singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run, South Range knotted the game up at three in the bottom of the sixth inning when an error scored two runs for the Raiders.

Young was credited with the victory for Salem. The lefthander went seven innings strong, allowing three runs on four hits, striking out eight, and walking one.

Dylan Dominguez took the loss for South Range. The hurler came in late, and lasted one inning, allowing zero hits and one run while striking out one and walking one.

Joey Aey started the game for South Range. The Junk Yard Dog allowed four hits and one run over three innings, striking out one in another top-tier outing.

Salem totaled eight hits in the game. Gavin Wilms and Carson Rhodes all managed multiple hits for the Quakers. Rhodes and Wilms all had two hits to lead the team. Salem tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Rhodes led the way with two.

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