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Parker Solid for Truckers

Churchland pitcher Charles Parker spotted Maury a 3-0 lead then threw five scoreless innings to help the Truckers to a 5-3 win. Parker allowed only three baserunners after the second inning while recording five strikeouts.
The Truckers took the lead with a 4-run third inning. Michael Burton led off the inning with a single and scored when Devan Gresham doubled over the left-fielders head. The next batter, Nick Morrisette, reached base on a fielders choice. Gresham would cross the plate on a wild throw to first by Paul Hall. Pinch-runner Devin Walker scored on a pickoff attempt at second base and Robbie Bradshaw singled to bring home the Truckers fourth run.
Gresham singled in Marquis Barley in the 4th inning to extend the lead to 5-3. That would be enough for Parker who received several nice catches from Gresham in centerfield. Parker allowed a 2-out double to Joe Jackson in the top of the seventh but he got Andrew Tonra to fly out to end the game.
Maury
Jeff Adams -- 1-3, 2B, bb, 2 runs
Alex Radford -- 1-3, rbi, sfb
Joe Jackson -- 3-4, 2B, 2 rbi
Andrew Tonra -- 2-4
Grey Finwood -- 0-2, bb, run
Paul Hall -- (L) 3.2 ip, 6 k's, walk, 4 er
Churchland
Devan Gresham -- 2-4, 2 rbi, 2b, run
Nick Morrisette -- 1-2, bb
Robbie Bradshaw -- 1-3, rbi
Malik McCoy -- 3 sb
Charles Parker -- (W) 7 ip, 3 runs, 8 hits, 5 k's
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