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Good to the last out
17ers a win away from state tourney after holding off Murrells Inlet, 7-6
POST 17S NICK STOKES stirred up a cloud of dust in stealing third base in the second inning of Wednesdays 7-6 win over Murrells Inlet. Post 178 third baseman Finn Melko was defending the bag on the play. - photo by Tom Didato/C-I photo
Nothing against American Legion Park but the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team hopes they have played their last game at the Camden ball yard until next summer. With a seat-squirming 7-6 win over visiting Murrells Inlet on Wednesday, Post 17 put itself a win away from a second consecutive appearance in the American Legion State Tournament in Sumter. The local carried a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series with Post 178 with game four slated to have been played Thursday at Socastee High School, where the 17ers dropped a 14-13 decision Tuesday night.