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KC National staves off tourney elimination
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Kershaw County National staved off elimination in Dixie Boys sub-district baseball tournament play in Chester by defeating Lancaster, 6-5, in eight innings on Monday night.With the win, the West Wateree-based squad advanced into Tuesday’s championship round against unbeaten Jefferson with KC National having to defeat Jefferson twice in order to advance to the state tournament.KC National opened play in the double-elimination event which kicked off last Saturday bydefeating Camden-based KC American, 12-2, in a game stopped in the fifth inning by the 10-run rule.On Sunday, KC American was knocked from the tournament with a 10-7 loss to Lancaster. Later that day, KC National was sent into the elimination bracket with a 6-4 loss to Jefferson.