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VIDEO — Impressive trio lead the way at the plate


Photos by Ray Hamill/ – Bode Joyner delivers a pitch in game one on Friday.

By Ray Hamill — Bode Joyner’s big day at the plate highlighted a successful return to action for the Humboldt Eagles 19U American Legion baseball team on Friday.

Joyner finished 3-for-4 with two doubles and four RBIs to lead the Eagles to a 12-2 win over the NorCal Nationals in game two of a doubleheader, after they had taken the opener 5-0.

“Bode Joyner had a monster game,” Eagles head coach Matt Tomlin said. “He hit the heck out of the ball.”

Check out some of the offensive highlights here …

Cameron Saso and Landon Gomes each had hits in both games.

Saso had an RBI double in the opener and followed that with a two-RBI single in the bottom of the first inning of game two.

Gomes also looked in mid-season form, finishing with three hits and an RBI over the two games.

For more on the games, see Eagles 19U impress in opening day sweep …

The Eagles will continue a busy weekend of games with a doubleheader against the Sacramento Better Baseball. on Saturday afternoon.

The games will be played at St. Bernard’s with first pitch set for 1 p.m.

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