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Freeport eliminates Rochelle from district tournament

Posted: Monday, Jul 15th, 2013

Luis Mancinas beats the throw to first base during Friday nightís loss to Freeport. (Photo by Jennifer Simmons)

FREEPORT ó The 11-12 year old Rochelle All-Starsí tournament run came to an end Friday night as Rochelle and Freeport met for the third time of the Freeport District Tournament with Freeport winning the game 11-0 and advancing to the Ottawa Sectional Tournament next week.

Freeport scored one run in the top of the first inning and held the All-Stars scoreless in the bottom of the inning to take the 1-0 early lead.

The hosts added two more runs to its lead in the second inning on three hits to extend its advantage to 3-0.

Neither team scored in the third inning, but Freeport rallied for three more runs in the fourth inning and Rochelle again didnít score although Louis Mancinas did have a single for the All-Starsí first hit of the game.

For the complete article see the 07-14-2013 issue.

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