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Trojans tune for showdown; Rams bow

| Saturday, March 31, 2007

California High's unbeaten baseballers tuned for Monday's Class A Section 1 opener at home with Jefferson-Morgan with an 8-3 win over Southmoreland Friday.

The win upped the Trojans' record to 4-0.

Elsewhere, Ringgold and Charleroi were losers in exhibition games.

The Rams went down to an 11-7 defeat to Laurel Highlands with the Cougars bowing 10-4 to visiting Frazier.

At Hutchinson, the Rams (1-1) jumped out to a 5-0 first inning lead with Rhett Godsey's two-run single the big hit.

A five-run third inning gave the Mustangs a 6-5 lead with the Rams tying the game at 7 in the fifth before the Mustangs went ahead to stay with four in the bottom of the inning.\

The Rams' Adam Madar, who had two singles, and Brandon Wyvratt were touched up for 12 hits.

Ringgold opens Class AAA Section 4 play Wednesday at home with Thomas Jefferson.

The Rams' scheduled section opener Monday with Trinity was moved back to Thursday at 7 p.m. at Falconi Field.

At Charleroi, Frazie spotted the Cougars a 3-0 first inning lead before going ahead to stay with a five-run fourth inning to erase a 4-2 deficit.

Mike Carcella had a two-run double in the first inning for the Cougars (1-2).

The Commodores (3-0) capitalized on five walks with a Matt Kapounis double and Justin Mathis single in the fourth inning.

Frazier's Pat Russell tossed a five-hitter with six strikeouts and seven walks.

Charleroi goes to Brownsvile Monday in its Clkass AA Section 2 opener with Frazier visiting Bentworth Monday in its Class A Section 1 lidlifter.

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