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

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

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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