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Blue Devils beat Tigers in extras to retain share of region lead


Bremer Eysel’s bases loaded grounder to second base brought home Dawson Weaver with the winning run as the Columbus Blue Devils beat the Harris County Tigers 3-2 in nine innings on Saturday afternoon at Randy Jordan Field.

The Blue Devils (15-2, 8-2 Region 1-AAAAA) loaded the bases without getting the ball of the infield. An infield hit, a hit batsman, a sacrifice bunt, and an intentional walk set up the game winning fielders choice.

Cason Greathouse pitched the final four and a third innings to earn the win. Greathouse gave up just three hits and striking out seven to tame the Tigers (11-5 , 7-3).

The Blue Devils opened the scoring in the third on an RBI single by Jack Copley.

Harris County scored twice in the fourth without a hit. Jacob Rovig drove in the first with a sacrifice fly, with Austin Anderson brought home the second with a squeeze bunt to make it 2-1 Tigers.

The Blue Devils tied the game in the fourth on a bases-loaded hit-by-pitch.

Columbus and Northside are tied for first in the region with 8-2 league records, with Harris County one game back at 7-3. All three teams have eight region games remaining.

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