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Neosho Daily News - Neosho, MO
  • Diamond drops heartbreaker to Pierce City

  • The Pierce City Eagles scored twice in the top of the seventh inning and downed Diamond 7-6 in a varsity Spring River Valley Conference game at Diamond High School.
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  • The Pierce City Eagles scored twice in the top of the seventh inning and downed Diamond 7-6 in a varsity Spring River Valley Conference game at Diamond High School.
    Diamond’s Ryan Jinks had a career day as the senior righty struck out 10 batters on the mound, and struck for two homers and five RBIs in a 3 for 3 performance at the plate. His first homer was a three-run shot in the bottom of the first inning that gave the Wildcats a 3-2 lead. He added a two-run blast in the bottom of the fifth to tie it 5-5 after the Eagles had scored three in the top of the fifth.
    Jordan Douglas, Brodie Bien and Kolton Harville had two hits apiece while Clayton Rolf had a single.
    Perhaps it was just one of those nights for the Wildcats (12-5, 3-2 SRVC), who missed a chance to tack on more runs in the fourth when they lined into a double play with one out and the bases loaded.
    Diamond travels to Washburn, Mo., to take on Southwest at 4:30 p.m. today.
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