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June 8, 2014

Winchester stops Post 13 rally in ninth inning

Junior team earns sweep

CUMBERLAND — Winchester scored four runs in the fifth inning and stopped a potential Fort Cumberland Post 13 rally in the bottom of the ninth to come away with the 6-5 American Legion baseball victory Saturday at Legion Field.

Winchester was led by Smallow with two doubles and a single and two RBIs, and Loudon with a double. Stevenson scored two runs.

For Post 13, Dylan Shockey had three singles, Brady Hillegas two singles and Devan Erichson a double and a run scored. Josh Delaney had an RBI single and a run scored.

Post 13 got the first two batters on base to open the ninth but was unable to get a bunt down. Winchester, in turn, turned a double play to help close the door on the victory.

Fort Cumberland (2-1) will host Romney today, 2 p.m., at
Legion Field.

Junior Legion

Fort Cumberland     5    8

Funkstown               3    7

CUMBERLAND— Fort Cumberland Post 13 rallied with seven runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge Funkstown 8-7 and complete a sweep Saturday afternoon at Allegany College.

Fort Cumberland started the doubleheader with a 5-3 win before squeezing Funkstown for the one-run victory the second time around.

Trevor Evix and Blake Getz hit big doubles during the seventh as Post 13 used five hits to come from behind in the seventh.

Logan Milburn hit a pair of singles in the nightcap.

Funkstown got a double and a single from Matt Harsh, Malik Carey and Ryan Bywaters.

Evix had a double to help Fort Cumberland to the win in the opener. Carson Imes and Garrett Kesner each finished with two singles.

Fort Cumberland (4-1) plays again today at 2 p.m. in a doubleheader with Berkeley County at Allegany College.

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