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Huskies fall late to Eagles in baseball action

A heart breaker!

Taking a 3-0 lead going into the sixth inning, the MIfflin County baseball team looked destined for its second win.

However, Cumberland Valley’s 6-run sixth inning squashed the Huskies thoughts as the Eagles topped MIfflin County 6-3 Thursday night.

Xavier Smith led the Huskies offense with two hits on the afternoon. He also picked up another stolen base.

Jaxson Pupo added to his home run mark, posting his fifth of the year. Pupo tallied all three RBIs in the contest.

Starting for MIfflin County was Landon Black. He went five innings, allowing three earned runs,four hits and four strikeouts.

After three scoreless innings, the Huskies got the game scoring off and running, plating two runs in the top of the fourth.

Smith got thing started as he roped a liner to left.

The stage was set for Pupo and he did not disappoint.

Pupo stood in and launched a roundtripper over left field, making it a 2-0 contest.

Mifflin County was back at it in the sixth, adding another run to its scoring column.

Smith again led the charge, reaching base on an error. He stole second and then moved up to third on a passed ball. He later scored on a Pupo single.

However, things came crashing down in the bottom of the inning as the Eagles played six and held the Huskies scoreless in the top of the seventh to steal the win from the Huskies.

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