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July 17, 2013

Riverside Sports outlasts Eagles

POTOMAC PARK —

Brenten Miller hit an RBI

single in

the top of

the ninth

inning

then

induced a

basesloaded

grounder

for the

third out to lift Riverside

Sports over the Cresaptown

Eagles 9-8 in the first game of

their best-of-three Hot Stove

playoff series Tuesday at

Holler Field.

Riverside Sports (11-7-1)

finished with 14 hits to the

Eagles’ seven.

The Eagles (10-6-3), trailing

2-1 after the first inning,

scored five runs in the second

to take a 6-2 lead. Riverside

chipped away, scoringtwo runs in the third, one in

fifth and took an 8-6 lead after

the top of the sixth before the

Eagles scored two in the bottom

of the inning for the tie

where it remained until the

ninth inning.

Carson Imes struck out 17

and walked five before he was

relieved by Miller in the ninth.

Miller led Riverside with

four base hits, Brendon

Dougherty and Derek Kerns

each had three singles and

Imes tripled and singled.

T.J. Hartley and Dalton Torbett

both doubled and singled

and Jacob VanMeter had two

base hits for the Eagles.

Game two of the series will

be played on Thursday, 5:30

p.m., at Holler Field.

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