Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Southeast Region Moves On With Victory Over Midwest Region

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Midwest jumped out to an early lead, but was unable to hold on and lost 14-3 to Southeast on Wednesday.

A three-run home run by RJ Moore gave Southeast the lead in the fourth inning.

Southeast beat Midwest thanks to 11 hits, including five extra base hits. Southeast scored seven runs in the fifth on Southeast scored in the fifth on a two-run single by Brock Duffer, a groundout by Easton Dillard, an RBI single by Tyler Jones, and a two-run single by Robert Carroll.

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Ethan Jackson did his best to jump start the offense for Southeast, reaching base three times. He scored two runs and had one RBI. He homered in the second inning.

Carroll recorded the win for Southeast. He allowed three runs over 4 1/3 innings. He struck out six, walked three and surrendered three hits.

Josh Larson couldn't get it done on the rubber for Midwest, taking a loss. He allowed seven runs in 3 2/3 innings, walked six and struck out three.

The top of the second saw Southeast take an early lead, 1-0. A solo blast by Jackson started the inning off.

Southeast went up for good in the fourth, scoring six runs on a two-run double by Zach McWilliams and a three-run home run by Moore.

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