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Tigers claim 12-9 diamond shootout
Tiger Evan Crystal was a perfect 2-for-2 with 2 RBIs. - photo by Patty Leon

Bradwell Institute and Savannah Country Day had a slug-fest on the baseball field Thursday. The Tigers’ swing of the bat in the fifth inning gave the home field team the edged for the 12-9 win.

The game was tied 3-3 as the teams went into the fifth inning. The Hornets connected ball to bat and drove in four runs to take the lead. But in the bottom of the inning errors, a sacrifice fly by Ob Nobles a two-run triple by Evan Crystal and a two-run single by Quindarius Watkins helped the Tigers score in eight runs to reclaim the lead.

The Hornets scored two more runs in the final inning. But the Tigers held on for the win.

Crystal was a perfect 2-for-2 with 2 RBIs, Steven Harris had 3 RBIs and Watkins was 1-of-4 with 3RBIs. Robert Rivera was 1-of-3 with 2RBIs in the game as well.

The Hornets managed 11 hits but the Tiger defense kept the runners from making it home. Harris was given the win on the mound, Wes Brooks was credited with the save.

The Tigers will host Liberty County today at 6 p.m.

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