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Lakins Fires Perfect Game in Paints Win

The Chillicothe Paints get a 3-0 win over West Virginia Friday night, but the biggest thrill for the Chillicothe home crowd was Travis Lakins perfect game. It is the first time in Paints history that one of their pitchers has thrown a perfect game. 

Lakins struck-out 14 batters, retiring all 27 Miners who came to the plate.

The Paints got their runs, scoring one run in the bottom of the fifth and two runs in the seventh. Zach Jacobs provided most of the offensive punch, going 2/3 with 2 RBI's. 


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