1B Chase Burnette went 1-for-6 with a strikeout. RHPBrandon Cumpton struck out four of the six batters he facedin two perfect innings of relief. DH Derek Dietrich (.275) was 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly asTeam USA defeated the host Czech Republic 8-2 in pool-play actionof the 2008 FISU World Championships. C Cole Leonida (.211) went 2-for-5 with three strikeouts. 3BPatrick Long was 1-for-3 with three walks, a stolen baseand a strikeout. RHP Deck McGuire was credited with the win after facing fivebatters in relief as Peninsula beat Fayetteville 10-4. His line:(W,6-0) 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO. 1B Tony Plagman (.304) went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a walkand three RBI. CF/LF Jeff Rowland was 3-for-7 with a walk, an RBI, two stolenbases and a strikeout. Jeff Ussery pinch-ran. RHP Zach Von Tersch took the loss in his first start of thesummer as Orleans shutout Cotuit 6-0. His line: (L,1-1) 4.2 IP, 7H, 6 R, 3 ER, 6 BB, 3 SO, 1 HBP. LHP Taylor Wood worked to six batters in relief. His line: 1.2IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.
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