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Piqua rallies late to defeat Greenville Legion

By Gaylen Blosser

July 9, 2014

PIQUA – Piqua Legion Post 184 defeated Greenville Legion Post 140 6-5 in the visitor’s inaugural season.


Greenville took a two-out 1-0 second inning lead and added two third-inning runs to take a 3-0 lead that would hold up until Piqua came to the plate in the bottom of the sixth.


An inning-opening Greenville error led to five Piqua runs, giving the home team a 5-3 lead with six innings in the books.


Greenville used back-to-back doubles and a single to even the score at 5-5 in the top of the seventh inning of play.


Piqua plated a run in the bottom of the seventh to take a 6-5 lead that would hold up for the final score.


Greenville out-hit Piqua 14-10 with each team committing one error in the nine-inning contest.