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CACC Trojans’ winning streak now at eight

Published 10:46am Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The Central Alabama Community College Trojans are heading into the playoffs seemingly in proper form.
With the Alabama Community College Conference championship to be decided in the coming days, the Trojans bring with them an eight-game winning streak.
In their most recent action on the diamond, the Trojans swept up Wallace State-Selma,  winning game one 11-5, winning game two 11-1 and prevailing 3-0 in their final regular season game.
With those wins, CACC’s record now stands at 34-13 on the year (22-6 conference).
In game one, The Trojans used late-inning production to run away with the game.
CACC scored seven of its 11 runs in the seventh and eight innings. Wilson Adams got the win for CACC, pitching 6.2 innings and allowing two hits while striking out seven.
Ben Hall, Blaine Miller and Zach Rinehart each hit a home run in the game.
Rinehart drove in three runs in the opening game.  Hall added two RBIs during the Trojans’ victory.
Ryan Raspino scored three runs, and Paul Young scored two runs.
Game two was controlled by Matthew Norton, who struck out four over six innings of work. The Trojans swiped seven bases in the game, and Rinehart led them at the plate with three RBIs.
Hall, Paul Young and Alex Lee each had two RBIs.
In game three, Young shut down Wallace State.
He allowed four hits in five innings. He fanned five batters and walked two on his way to a victory.
Hall and Darius Reese were responsible for the RBIs. Hall scored two runners.  Reese also scored a run himself.
Along with Reese, Jalin Lawson and Miller were the only other Trojans to cross home plate.

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