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CARDS SOAR OVER EAGLES

It’s summer time, it’s hot and that means it’s St. Thomas Pee Wee Baseball League.
In Tuesday afternoon action, the Cardinals held on to defeat the Eagles 11-9 at the Emile Griffith Ballpark.
The Cardinals first four hitters, Afiya George; Roland Murrell; Kirwin George and Kissean Benjamin each singled and scored to lead off the game. However, the Cardinals did not score any more runs as the next three batters were put out.
After the leadoff batter was retired, Cardinals Merwin Potter, Jerome Rogers, Patrick Hector and Thorne Olive had four consecutive hits that enabled their team to score. As the Eagles soared back with four runs of their own to tie the game up at four.
The game remained close as the Cardinals scored two runs in the second and one in each in the third and fourth innings. The Eagles keep the Cardinals in sight by scoring two runs in their half of the third and another run in the in the fourth to stay within one, 8-7.
In the fifth inning Benjamin hit a home run that bounced over the left fielder’s head. The blast also scored Murrell. Jamio Rawlins, giving the Cardinals an 11-7 lead.
The Eagles attempted a two-out rally but came up short. Although Rogers and Hector scored Kyana Hector struck out to end the game with Olive on third.

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