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Edward Jones wins in high-scoring shootout
Jordan Price runs out of the batters box during boys 6-8 tournament action. Price and Edward Jones defeated Bob Youngs Nursery 18-17 to keep their tournament hopes alive.
A slugfest took place at Hoover and Millraney Field on Tuesday night as Edward Jones and Bob Young’s Nursery put on a show, scoring 35 combined runs.Edward Jones enjoyed a nine-run inning in the contest, while Bob Young’s had a seven-run inning, but Edward Jones ultimately came away with the 18-17 victory advancing them to Friday’s semifinal round.Hayden Fults led Edward Jones at the plate as he put up an impressive 4-for-4 showing with three singles and a triple. Jonas Bailey went 3-for-3 with two home runs, a single and six RBIs. Owen Fry tallied three more hits, while Jordan Price and Barrett McGinnis added two hits apiece.Bob Young’s was led by three 4-for-4 performances by Keegan Thompson, who had three singles and a double, Lucas Young, who had three singles and a triple, and Aiden Young, who had three singles and a triple as well.