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Sweet taste of success
Netherton Dentistry picks up first victory
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Netherton Dentistry had its close calls in the regular season of the boys 9-10 junior league, but the team’s first win never came. Then the tournament started and Netherton Dentistry lost its opening game 12-1.At the brink of elimination and still winless, Netherton Dentistry broke through Thursday night with a 4-2 victory over Enterprise to extend its season.Netherton Dentistry scored all its runs in the first inning, then relied on David Netherton to pitch the team to victory. Netherton obliged by going the distance and holding Enterprise to two runs on one hit while striking out 11.Jackson Sauer started the scoring in the first inning when he knocked a double into left field to score Colton Krech and Ethan Hillis, who each reached on free passes with one out.Cullen Lopez added to the lead with an RBI single and Carter Templeton took home on a passed ball to make it 4-0 after the top of the first.C.J. Anthony tried to change the game quickly when he led off the bottom of the first with at triple, but it proved to be the only hit Enterprise would have.Anthony would later score on a wild pitch and Ty Martin walked and came around on a grounder, but Enterprise left the first inning trailing 4-2.

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