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Post 17 cant hold off Lexington
Hosts rebound from early hole to come away with 15-5 win
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SAM POWERS RECEIVED the start in Mondays Post 17 loss to a veteran Lexington squad.
As he and his team got off the bus for Monday night’s game at Lexington, Kershaw County American Legion head coach Craig Smith saw and heard the athletic director of the host team giving members of the Post 7 squad a talk on sportsmanship.That probably was the result of word getting back to Lexington officials as to the team’s action in last Friday’s 21-7 victory over KC at American Legion Field in Camden.Monday night at Lexington High School, the hosts again downed Post 17, putting the 10-run rule into effect with a 15-5 win over KC in a game stopped in the bottom of the eighth inning.The loss dropped the visitors to 3-12 in League IV play heading into Tuesday’s home finale against Lexington. Thursday, P-17 closes its season with a non-league road game against Sumter in a 7:30 p.m. start at Riley Park.As opposed to Friday’s contest, Smith said Post 7 played a more mature game on their home field than they did at American Legion Park.“Lexington is a very good ballclub and their baseball conduct was a lot better in this game,” Smith said. “Their athletic director was lighting into them before the game.