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A punch to the gut
17ers lose game, series as Sumter stages improbable two-out rally in top of 7th
KCS BRADWIN SALMOND REACHES out to drive this pitch from Sumters David Frey for a double in the third inning of Saturdays 6-4 loss in the fifth and final game of the Midlands Region championship series at American Legion Park. - photo by Tom Didato
Some were perched atop the dugout steps. Others milled around in front of the dugout while other teammates went back to the seats they had occupied inside the dugout earlier in the top of the seventh inning as they waited for the seemingly inevitable. In the game of baseball, superstitions run as freely as taps on quarter beer night.