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Double D bounces back from loss to upset Gann's
Chris McCormick watches a ball go to centerfield during action against Ganns at Newtown ballfield Monday night. McCormick had six hits in Double Ds victory.
In co-ed tournament action at Newton ballfield Monday night, Double D was looking to avenge its loss last week as it took on Gann’s.Double D scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to upset Gann’s thanks to a walk-off single to the outfield, completing the comeback, in a 25-24 win.Chris McCormick led the way at the plate in the victory for Double D as he went 6-for-7 with four singles, a double, and a triple.Dane Harville got the win on the mound for Double D.Glenn Rogers smashed three home runs in the loss in a 3-for-6 night. Lynn Gann, Lake Martin, Shelli Hayes, Nathan Bailey, Dan Olsen and Amber Young also chipped in three hits apiece.After Gann’s went down quickly in the top of the first, Double D built a three-run lead in the bottom of the inning.A two-run triple by Harville broke the scoreless tie and gave Double D the lead, 2-0. Later in the inning, another run came across to score as Double D held the lead, 3-0, after one.Gann’s got the goose egg off the board in the top of the second as it cut the Double D lead to two courtesy of an RBI single by Bailey, 3-1 but that’s the only run it scored in the top of the inning.Double D got the lead back up to three in the bottom of the inning, 4-1, as it headed to the top of the third.Gann’s bats finally caught fire in the top of the third as five runs came across to score to give it the two-run lead, its first of the game,6-4.Double D had an answer for Gann’s in the bottom of the inning, scoring four runs to take back the lead in the back-and-forth contest, 8-6, after three.Rogers crushed a solo shot over the fence to begin the top of the fourth as Gann’s inched closer to the Double D lead, 8-7.