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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Pirates down Hastings in River Rumble

HASTINGS, Minn. - The Prescott Pirates amateur baseball team won the River Rumble again over Hastings, Minn. Hawks, this year by a 15-7 score at Veterans Memorial Park Friday evening.

A pair of RBI-singles from Brandon Voelker and Mike Lytle broke a 2-2 in the second inning and then in the third Alex Helmer blasted a solo home run 350-feet into right field. Hastings cut a 5-2 lead to 5-4 but Prescott plated four runs in the fifth led by an RBI-double from Clay Seifert and a two-RBI-single by Mike Brookshaw and were on their way to a big win over their river rivals.

Prescott's overall record is 14-2. The Pirates are at Bay City Sunday afternoon, holding a half gamelead in the South Division over Plum City. PC was clobbered by Ellsworth on Friday 9-1 but bounced back for a 1-0 win over Hudson Saturday afternoon. 

Prescott's Brandon Voelker takes a cut while at bat against Hastings.



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