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Hillcats Split Doubleheader

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Lynchburg - The Hillcats fell to Winston-Salem in game one of a Monday night doubleheader 5-4 in eight innings, but bounced back to win the nightcap 5-2 to gain a split.

 

In game one, Chris Garcia and Matt Weaver drove in runs to give the 'Cats a 3-1 lead.
Later in the 5th inning, Mycal Jones stole third and scored when the catcher's throw sailed into left field, Lynchburg led 4-1.  But Trayce Thompson, who had homered off Hillcats ace J.R. Graham earlier in the game, did it again in the sixth, this time it's a three-run shot to tie the game.  The scheduled 7-inning game goes an extra inning and the Dash pull out the 5-4 win.
          In game two, Lynchburg again took the early lead, Jones' rbi hit in the second made it 3-0 Hillcats.  Hillcats starter Cody Martin allowed just one run and four hits in five innings of work, striking out eight.
         Martin and the Hillcats get the win in game two 5-2.


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