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The thrill of victory
Pigeon Hill Farms snaps losing streak
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When the final strike went across the plate, all Curtlan George could do was throw his hands in the air in enjoyment. His Pigeon Hill Farms team had finally snapped a three-game losing streak in the boys 9-10 junior league.Pigeon Hill Farms started an exciting night of baseball at Sam Martin Field Tuesday night with a 10-6 victory over Prater’s BBQ. In the nightcap, Quality Mold surged to the top of the league standings following a 9-0 shutout against Erie Insurance.Pigeon Hill Farms (2-3) had struggled in its previous three outings, but Dominique Kirby’s hitting and the pitching of George and Kyle Johnson helped the team bounce back in a big way.After falling behind 3-0 early, Kirby helped Pigeon Hill Farms rally in the bottom of the second with a RBI single following a lead-off hit by Devin Martin. Johnson followed with a two-run triple that scored Kirby and Kilynn King, who walked in the second inning.Just like that, Pigeon Hill Farms had tied the game at 3-3 and was just getting started.Layne Roberts momentarily gave Prater’s BBQ the lead back when he tripled to score Taylor Hillis in the top of the third.