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Paints Sweep Twin-Bill Saturday

Chillicothe earned a doubleheader sweep over Champion City Saturday night.

The Paints scored two runs in the 2nd inning of the first game and a third run in the 3rd inning for a 3-2 victory. Lance Elder earned the win.

In the nightcap, the Paints overcame a 3-0 lead to score seven runs in their final at bat for a 7-3 win.

Joe Hoscheit hit a three-run double to give Chillicothe a 4-3 lead and then scored on a two-run homer by Ronnie Dawson. The rally came before Champion City could record an out. Shea Murray was credited with the win.

Chillicothe is tied with West Virginia in second place of the Prospect League East at (14-7). The Paints travel to face the Miners Sunday afternoon for a 2:05 start.

 

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