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NA's Comport hits walk-off slam

| Thursday, April 9, 2009

North Allegheny's Brad Comport put an end to a long afternoon of baseball Wednesday, hitting a walk-off grand slam with two outs and two strikes in the 10th inning to defeat Hempfield, 7-3, in a nonsection Class AAAA game.

The game was tied, 1-1 after six innings when Hempfield (4-2) went ahead with two runs in the top of the seventh inning. North Allegheny (5-1) sent the game into extra innings by scoring two of its own in the bottom of the frame.

North Allegheny, the No. 2 team in the Tribune-Review rankings, had 11 hits in the game, including Boyd Jackson's double and Sean Oglesby's triple. John Wilson was 3-for-5 (all singles).

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