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Plot thickens in boys 7-8 tourney
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Two teams stayed perfect in their quest for the boys 7-8 machine-pitch tournament championship Friday night, while another survived an elimination game. The final two teams who took Hoover and Millraney Field just got drenched.Tournament action was fast and furious with a full slate of games Friday, though a late shower postponed the final contest.Fully Loaded started action by beating O’Reilly 8-7 in an elimination game. Southern Standard followed with an 8-3 win over Prater’s BBQ to move into the winner’s bracket finals, where the team will meet Brent’s Computers following its 7-2 victory over Hoover and Son Insurance.Fully Loaded was at the brink of elimination after an opening-round loss to Southern Standard, but Dillon Young’s RBI single to score Kenyon Reno helped Fully Loaded stay alive in the boys tournament.Fully Loaded went into the bottom of the third tied with O’Reilly 7-7 and knowing it could win with one run.