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Dodd City Hornets 5, Celeste 2
By Allen Rich
Apr 23, 2019
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Dodd City, Texas -- The Dodd City Hornets moved to 11-4 on the season and 7-2 in district with a 5-2 win over the Celeste Blue Devils.

Celeste scored a run in the top of the first inning and Dodd City tied the game with a run in the bottom half of the frame.

After three scoreless innings, the Hornets stung the Blue Devils with three runs in the bottom of the fifth and Dodd City added a run in the sixth stanza to take a 5-1 lead into the final frame.

Celeste managed to plate a runner in the top of the seventh before Dodd City closed the door on any hopes of a comeback by the Blue Devils as the Hornets put a 5-2 win in the books.

Zayne Kennon had a big day at the plate with a 3-for-3 performance and four RBIs.

Kason Carson had one hit and drove in a run.

Brayden Vaught scattered six hit in five innings of work to get the win and Landon Allen came on in relief to get the save.

The Hornets will be back in action Tuesday, April 23 with a 4:00 p.m. game in Honey Grove.