Last updated: July 18. 2013 11:26PM - 135 Views
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The Buckhorn Wildcats hosted the Harlan Green Dragons last week. The two teams battled throughout the game, with the Wildcats getting a run in the final frame for the 9-8 win.

Harlan got on the board first with three runs in the top of the first inning. Buckhorn answered with a single run in the bottom of the frame (3-1).

The Green Dragons went up 5-1 in the top of the second, but it did not last long as the Wildcats scored five in the bottom, giving them the 6-5 advantage.

Harlan went up 7-6 in the third inning, but gave the two runs back in the fifth (8-7). The Green Dragons tied the game in the sixth inning, but could not hold off the Wildcats as they grabbed the win with a run in the bottom of the seventh inning (9-8).

Shannon Blank got the win, going the distance with two walks and six strikeouts.

Buckhorn stats: Shannon Blank 1 run and 2 hits, Tim Baker 1 run, Alex Stokely 1 run, 4 hits and 1 RBI, Daniel Hurley 1 run and 1 RBI, Richard Stidham 3 hits and 3 RBI, Johnovan Stidham 1 hit, Caleb Napier 1 run and 1 RBI, Josh Griffith 1 run and 2 hits, Austin Napier 2 runs, 1 hit and 1 RBI and Michael Lewis 1 run.

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