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Blain Leads Magnolia to Fourth Straight Victory

By Staff | Apr 29, 2015
Nick Priem
Chase Miller

Derrick Blain helped Magnolia pick up its fourth straight victory by striking out 16 North Marion batters in six innings, while teammate Tanner McAdams finished the game, struck out two and walked one to get the save to lead Magnolia to a come from behind 10-6 victory over North Marion at George Mullett Complex.

North Marion took a 2-0 lead in the third, but the Eagles flew out to a 5-2 advantage in the bottom of the fourth after Tyler Anderson opened with a double. Blain walked and both moved into scoring positions when Nick Priem drilled a single up the gut. Garrett Price then was hit by a pitch and Brandon Mason sacrificed him in. McAdams then belted a RBI single to finish the frame with Magnolia on top.

The Huskies take another run in the fifth and three more in the sixth, but the Big Blue added five more in the sixth, when Joe Ledergeber walked to open the frame. Chase Miller beat out an infield hit and Anderson walked filling the basses. Blain hit a rope that was ruled an error, and Priem knocked one in with a single to center. Mason walked bringing home another run and McAdams plated two more runs with a single to finish the scoring.

Priem led the charge offensively with three singles and three RBIs, while McAdams and Ledergerber each drilled a pair of singles. Anderson doubled and walked twice, while Miller had an infield single.