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Blue Offense Explodes for 15 Runs in Game Six
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 11/13/2012
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DURHAM, N.C. - The Blue Team scored early and often in game six of the Duke baseball team's Fall World Series, recording 15 runs on 15 hits to handle the Black squad 15-0 and force a deciding game seven.

Junior Jordan Betts had an astounding game, going 4-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and six RBI. Fellow junior Mark Lumpa was a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate with four singles and a walk as Blue tallied runs in every frame of the seven-inning affair. Sophomore Andrew Istler was 3-for-6 with two doubles and junior Aaron Cohn and Angelo La Bruna chipped in with two hits apiece.

In addition to 15 hits, Blue took advantage of three walks and three hit batters issued by the Black pitchers. Sophomore Garrett Hayward took the loss for Black, going three innings and giving up seven runs on seven hits.

Not to be outdone by the offense, sophomores Trent Swart, Conner Stevens and Remy Janco combined to shut out Black by scattering four hits and two walks over seven strong innings. Swart picked up the win, going three scoreless innings in the start.

Sophomore Grant McCabe led the Black team with a 2-for-3 performance at the plate. Junior Chris Marconcini added a double and freshman Jalen Phillips was 1-for-2 with a walk.

The deciding game seven is set for Tuesday, November 13 at 8 a.m.

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