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P-15's earn second straight win

By DENNIS BRUNSON
dennis@theitem.com
Posted 7/2/20

The Sumter P-15’s picked up their second straight victory on Wednesday, beating Lexington Post 7 4-2 at Ball Park Road Recreation Complex.

Sumter improved to 2-2 in the South Carolina …

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P-15's earn second straight win

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The Sumter P-15’s picked up their second straight victory on Wednesday, beating Lexington Post 7 4-2 at Ball Park Road Recreation Complex.

Sumter improved to 2-2 in the South Carolina American League.

The P-15’s scored two runs in the top of the first and added two more in the fourth to open a 4-0 question. Lexington pushed across two runs in the sixth but was unable to get any closer.

Jackson Hoshour led the Sumter offense, going 2-for-3 with a double. He also stole two bases, scored a run and drove in a run.

SB DuCom and Sandy Johnson both had a hit and a run batted in. Johnson also scored a run.

Right-hander Dustin Kennedy picked up the victory with a stellar performance, tossing five shutout innings. He allowed just two hits and one walk while striking out four.

Cody Windham pitched the final two innings, giving up two unearned runs.

Sumter next plays on Monday when it opens its Lower State League schedule against Camden at 7 p.m. at Riley Park.

Sumter Flyers 9

Hartsville Red 3

The Sumter Flyers remained undefeated on the season with a 9-3 victory over Hartsville Red on Tuesday at Riley Park.

Sumter improved to 4-0 in the junior division of the South Carolina American League. It is 2-0 in league games.

Kyler Odom and Xavier Brown both had two hits to lead the Flyers’ 7-hit attack. Both scored two times and Odom had a double.

Jess Schwedler had a three and drove in three runs, while Riley Ward had a hit and two RBI.

Tyler Gotshall pitched 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief to get the victory. He didn’t allow a hit and walked just one while striking out three.

Lexington 13

Dalzell-Shaw 1

The Dalzell-Shaw Jets fell 1-2 in the SCAL with a 13-1 loss to Lexington on Tuesday at General Field in Dalzell.

Dalzell lost to West Columbia 13-3 on Monday at Gray Collegiate Field in Columbia. The Jets opened their season with a 7-4 win over Richland last Friday at General Field

Dalzell score three runs in the bottom of the sixth to break a 4-4 tie to get the win.

Will Beck had two of Dalzell’s four hits. Peyton Godwin had two RBI.

Eric Lisenby started for Dalzell and pitched four innings. Shane Gaymon pitched the final three innings to get the win.

Dalzell travels to Florence today to play a doubleheader beginning at 6 p.m. The first game will be the Jets’ Lower State League opener.