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Southern Standard secures big victory
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Southern Standard continued its winning ways Tuesday night with a sparkling defensive performance and timely hitting to defeat Hoover and Son 6-3.The Standard’s defensive play told the story of the game, highlighted by a diving stop from Levi Jones at second base. Jones managed to get to his feet and throw the runner out at first.Third baseman William Gillespie caught a line drive to prevent a hit that likely would have gone for extra bases, while Matthew Collangione snagged a sharp hit on the pitcher’s mound. Standard first baseman Owen Clark scooped up several hard shots for outs.There was a combined total of 19 strikeouts in the game by the four pitchers.