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Stallions hold off Pirates

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The Madera South Stallions used small ball to score two runs in the third and fourth innings to hold off a late Reedley Pirate charge for a North Yosemite League victory.

The Stallions hope to carry the momentum into the spring break, when they will head to San Diego to take part in the 62nd Lions Invitational, beginning today.

“The kids have earned this break,” head coach John Fernandez said. “They worked really hard to be able to play in this tournament, which is really strong.”

After throwing a no-hitter in his last outing, Donovan Bertoncini was solid through 4 2/3 innings. He allowed three runs with five strikeouts and two walks to get the win. Anthony Valle struck out six of the seven batters he faced in 2 1/3 innings for the save...


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