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Squirrels make up for early season loss

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Charleston's Marshall Stallings (5) stops in his tracks en route to home plate as New Madrid catcher Josh Boese prepares to apply a tag. Stallings was out on the play but the Squirrels went on to defeat the visiting Owls by a final of 8-3. Josh Mills, Staff
CHARLESTON -- The team that strikes first, usually has the best chance to win.

That was the tone that the Charleston Squirrels set early in their game against the visiting New Madrid Owls on Tuesday night as the Squirrels avenged an earlier season loss with an 8-3 win.

"This is a team that's beat us earlier in the season and we came out and swung the bats well and did some good things offensively," Squirrels head coach Michael Minner said. "We clicked tonight and played a good game. We put all the pressure on them."

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