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Eagles 19U continue to roll against River Dawgs

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File photo – Cameron Saso

The Humboldt Eagles 19Us had another solid team performance at the plate and on the mound as they cruised to a second straight weekend road win, defeating the River Dawgs 12-3 in a nine-inning game on Saturday.

Merek Sears had another good outing, pitching four innings for the win, while seven players combined for nine hits and the Eagles were walked 12 times.

Sears allowed five hits and one walk, while striking out eight, with Hayden Bode and Cameron Saso also impressing in relief.

The pitchers, who combined for 15 strikeouts, got plenty of help at the plate, as the Eagles took a commanding five-run lead in the top of the first and never looked back.

Jaden Gorge and Parker Rodgers each had two hits to lead the way offensively, including a double by Rodgers.

Bode Joyner and Caleb Ruiz also continued to impress, with both players hitting a double and driving in a pair of runs, while Keenan Morris and Saso each adding a hit and two RBIs.

Landon Gomes also had a base hit for the Eagles, who improved to 28-7 on the season.

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