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Crosscutters beat Scrappers on road 9-7

The Crosscutters overcame a three-run and a two-run deficit to win 9-7 over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers.

Mahoning Valley scored three runs quickly in the bottom of the first inning. Both teams scored a run in the

second inning to make it a 4-1 game. The Cutters tied the game in the fourth with a three-run inning, but

the Scrappers scored two in the bottom of the inning to regain their lead.

The Cutters put up another three-run frame in the top of the seventh to take the lead and added two

insurance runs in the ninth to make it a 9-6 game.

Centerfielder Matthew Etzel was 4-for-5 with two RBI. Right fielder Cole Evans was 2-for-4 with an RBI

and two runs.

Pitchers Sal Fusco, Terry Busse and Kyler Patterson each threw a scoreless inning in relief. Jacob Peaden

earned a six-out save striking out five batters.

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