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Lewistown rallies late to top Strodes Mills

Two teams who share the same field met Tuesday when Strodes Mills Babe Ruth team went up against Lewistown in a prime time match up.

Lewistown’s Aaden Earnest started on the mound as did Strodes’ Ryan Hine.

Strodes Mills held the lead in the top of the sixth but the Lewistown bats got hot in the final to innings to take home the 11-5 victory.

Picking up the victory for Lewistown was Dougy Weaver.

Earnest led the way offensively with a 3-hit night and 3RBIs.

After tying the game in the fifth, Strodes Mills would take a 5-4 advantage into the top of the sixth.

In the top of the 5th, Ryan Hine led off with a walk and moved up to third when a pick off move by Strodes went wrong allowing him to move to third.

That set the stage for Earnest to rip an RBI single to left, tying it at 4-4.

Jaylen Bowersox bounced into a fielder’s choice sending Earnest off the base paths. He then moved up to third on the error.

He then scored on a delayed double steal to put Lewistown ahead,5-4.

In the the Bottom of the fifth,  Jesus Guerrero singled into right.

Dupree Reed kept the inning going hustling out an infield hit to third.

Carson Kepner reaches on an error by Lewistown allowing Guerrero to score tying the game at 5-5.

Lewistown blew it open in the final two innings scoring six unanswered runs.

Strodes Mills took the  first lead 1-0 in the bottom of the first.

They then held Lewistown scoreless in the top of second.

Strodes added another run in the bottom of the inning.

With two out, Strodes had the bases loaded. But Lewistown ended the threat and kept the Strodes on the bases.

Lewistown took the lead in the top of the third.

Back came Strodes in the bottom of the inning knotting it at three.

They also added another run, taking the 4-3 lead going into the fourth.

In the top of the fourth, Strodes went to pitcher Chris Moon.

Moon shut down the Lewistown offense, taking a 4-3 lead going into the fifth.

It was a back-and-forth battle for most of the contest but in the end, the Lewistown bats came up strong when they needed.

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