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Paducah Chiefs Drops Game To Franklin Duelers After Late Score


Umpires: Wooten and Parnell
Attendance: 442

Paducah Chiefs stayed in it until the end, but Franklin Duelers pulled away late in a 9-5 victory on Saturday. The game was tied at five with Franklin Duelers batting in the top of the tenth when Ethan Shelton hit a solo homer.

In the second inning, Paducah Chiefs got their offense started. Carson Shacklett singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Franklin Duelers knotted the game up at five in the top of the ninth inning. Tim Blankenberger drove in one when he singled.

Rylan Thomas took the win for Franklin Duelers. He surrendered zero runs on one hit over three innings, striking out two and walking one. David Hall threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.

James Dodd took the loss for Paducah Chiefs. He went two-thirds of an inning, allowing zero runs on one hit, striking out two and walking zero.

Sawyer Smallwood started the game for Paducah Chiefs. He allowed five hits and one run over five innings, striking out five Brant Alazaus started the game for Franklin Duelers. He lasted five innings, allowing nine hits and four runs while striking out six.
Franklin Duelers tallied two home runs on the day. Orlando Arevalo put one out in the tenth inning. Shelton had a long ball in the tenth inning.

Paducah Chiefs tallied ten hits. Alan Roden and Ja'lil Akbar each managed multiple hits for Paducah Chiefs. Akbar and Roden each managed two hits to lead Paducah Chiefs.

Franklin Duelers totaled 12 hits. Travis Faix, Shelton, and Arevalo each collected multiple hits for Franklin Duelers. Faix led Franklin Duelers with three hits in six at bats. Franklin Duelers tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Faix led the way with two.

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