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Chapin edges Dogs, 2-1, in first meeting of top-3 ranked teams
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CAMDEN PITCHER WILL ABBOTT heads toward first base after fielding this bunt off the bat of Chapins Collin Santiago in the third inning of Thursdays game at American Legion Park. - photo by Tom Didato/C-I photo
tchers in Region 4-AAA squaring off against each other while throwing for two of the top-three ranked teams in class AAA baseball, all indicators pointed toward Camden’s game with visiting Chapin being a low-scoring affair. The Thursday night contest at American Legion Park lived up to its billing with the Eagles scoring the winning run in the fifth and then holding their breath in the bottom of the seventh before being able to exhale as they left town with a 2-1 win. While the Bulldogs’ Will Abbott and his Chapin counterpart and fellow senior right-hander Evan Estridge were taking turns frustrating batters, it was Eagle third baseman Kareem Bowers whose glove work stymied any chance which the hosts had of a big inning.