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Florence Post 1 tops Orangeburg Post 4 in 5-1 non-league game

Florence Post 1 tops Orangeburg Post 4 in 5-1 non-league game

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The Orangeburg Post 4 American Legion Baseball team dropped a 5-1 game at home on Friday night in non-league play against Florence Post 1.

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The game, which was only added to the schedule this week, saw Florence (22-3 record) jump ahead to a 5-1 lead before the home team plated its lone run.

Orangeburg (7-12 overall, 5-6 in League I) plays again on Tuesday against West Columbia at Brookland-Cayce High School at 7 p.m. in a non-league contest. More makeup games from previous rainout dates could be rescheduled for the next 2 weeks, before Post 4 opens state playoff competition.

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On Friday, Post 4 scattered 6 hits, with Andrew Isgett and John Mack each getting 2 hits. Noah Bearden stole 2 bases and scored the only run for the home team.

Orangeburg did not commit an error in the contest.

Florence posted 9 hits, with Will Hardee leading the way with a 3-for-4 performance.

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Rae Rae McGirt pitched for the Florence win, going 5 innings and allowing just 5 hits and a run, while striking out 7 batters.

Heston Thompson shouldered the loss for Orangeburg, going 5 innings, allowing 5 runs on 9 hits, while striking out 3 batters.

Mack pitched 2 innings of 1-strikeout relief for Post 4.


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