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Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Sparta vs. Wisconsin Dells 4/04 W 14 - 9

The Spartans struck first with 2 runs in the top of the 1st. After two strike outs, the Dells erupted for 7 runs (4 earned) in the bottom of the first. Ben S. battled through some control issues after starting the inning with two strikeouts. The Dells continued to plate runners in the second inning, pushing the lead to 9 - 2. In the top of the 3rd, the Spartans started the come back with 3 runs. Jake B. played a well rounded game at the plate and on the the mound. He didn't allow a run in 6 innings of relief and scored 3 runs offensively. Bryant M. and Craig M. also scored 3 runs each. Taylor H. continued to swing a hot bat, he went 3-3 with 2 RBI. "The team showed great heart by not giving up. We had to be patient at the plate and then take advantage of some positive situations in the ball game. The team kept picking each other up all night after some mistakes early caused us to get behind." - Coach Sands

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