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TJ opens home season with win

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The Thomas Jefferson Middle School eighth grade baseball team wasn’t going to let a weekend storm slow down the start to its home season — an 11-0 victory over Rio Vista-Fresno on Monday.

The storm battered the field, but the grounds crew got the it in shape by the first pitch.

Charles Gray tossed three innings of one-hit ball, allowing a bunt single in the third, while striking out four batters.

After one hit in the first two innings, the Patriot offense opened up like the weekend hail storm, erupting for all 11 runs on 11 hits in the bottom of the third...


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