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Lisbon 15U Rallies For Tough Win Vs Potsdam

POTSDAM - After rallying for five runs in the top of the fifth inning, Lisbon Town Recreation scored a decisive run in the top of the seventh to edge Potsdam 11-10 in an exciting North Country 15U Baseball game on Wednesday.

"The team came back in a tough game. They showed a lot of heart," said Lisbon Town Recreation Coach Lucas Smith.

"I tip my hat to the Potsdam team. They are a very good Ball club. And as the two games we played them this year. Both games were no disappointment in action. Tonight was a gut check by my boys and we are very fortunate to come away tonight extending our record to 4-0.

Lisbon used a pitching committee to prevail. Connor Gravlin went the first thee innings and did not allow an earned run. Cooper Rutherford worked two middle innings and Lucca LaBella and Connor Bell combined to close the game out.

"Lucas Gravlin pitched a very good game for us tonight. Cooper Rutherford gave us a solid two innings. With Lucca LaBella and Connor Bell coming in to close it out for us," said Coach Smith.

"Tristin Simmons came up with some very key defensive stops for us tonight. He also gave us a lift at the plate in the top of the seventh scoring the eventual game winning run on some very smart base running."

Simmons doubled and singled, scored three times and drove in a run and Cooper Rutherford went four for five with a double and an RBI. Isaiah White doubled and singled with an RBI and Connor Flack singled and drove in two runs. Lucas Gravlin singled and scored three times, Lucca LaBella singled, drove in a run and scored once, Connor Bell added an RBI and Tanner Fonda also scored.

Rooser and Romano doubled and drove in a run for Potsdam and Zuhldordf singled in two runs. Ashley also doubled.

Connor Flack makes solid contact for Lisbon Recreation in Wednesday's win. (Emily Gravlin Photos)


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