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Hit and error in eighth pushes Camden past Rock Hill
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HEATH STOKES THREW THREE scoreless innings in the Camden 17ers’ 7-6 non-league win over Rock Hill on Thursday night in Chester.
What started as being a pitcher’s duel and a quick contest turned into a slugfest in a game which lasted longer in to the night.Through the first four frames of Thursday’s South Carolina American League summer baseball game with Rock Hill, the Camden 17ers held a 1-0 lead in this non-league game played in Chester. The locals then rebounded from a 2-1 deficit by scoring five runs in the top of the sixth to regain the advantage at 6-2 only for Rock Hill to even things at six by scoring four times in the bottom of the seventh.The 17ers pulled out the victory when a Johnathan Sanders single to left and an error on the play allowed Jamari Harris to score from second base with the eventual winning run in a 7-6 Camden win.The victory was the first in two outings for Stephen Carmon’s squad which was scheduled to open a three-game Lower State league series at Sumter on Monday with games slated for Wednesday and Friday at Riley Park in Sumter. All games start at 7 p.m.Thursday, the 17ers used six pitchers and 14 position players in the contest, which was both by necessity and design“We got as many people in the game as possible.