Blacksburg beats defending champion Patrick County 8-0

Randolph Park, July 8, 2007 --- Blacksburg and defending champion Patrick County battled in a tough game. Blacksburg scored 2 runs in the top of the 2nd inning and held a 3-0 lead going into the fifth. Then, Blacksburg wore down Patrick and added 5 runs to win 8-0. Blacksburg advances to the final of the winners bracket.

Blacksburg players are loose before the game.

Coach Jeff Wall helps prepare all the players for the hot sun.

Will Murray and Hal Hughes during IF warm-up.

SS Thomas Hughes and 2B Hal Hughes.

OF Jake McCoy.

OF Eli Straw.

Blacksburg fan Chris Wise tries to see through the packed house.

Ethan Goforth and Morgan McCoy wait on deck.

The Patrick County faithful.

Thomas Hughes went 3-3 with two doubles and 1 walk.

Thomas Hughes scores the first run of the game and Blacksburg never looked back.

Great job Thomas!

Will Murray at the plate and Tyler Davis on first.

Caden Croy pitched another 2 innings of shut out baseball.

The Blacksburg faithful.

Blacksburg fans turned out in full force.

Standing room only.

John Hinson pitched 4 near perfect innings in relief.

The last out!

Blacksburg and Patrick have both prospered through a good rivalry.

Great job guys!

Post game speech. What an organized dugout!

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