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Fairmont takes 2-1 series win over Hadley in amateur semifinals

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Martins bounced back from a one-run loss Saturday to claim a 2-1 series victory over the Hadley Buttermakers with a 15-3 win in Game 3 Sunday during the Region 13C amateur baseball semifinals. 

Chris Halber was the winning pitcher for the Buttermakers in a 9-8 victory Saturday, while Ian Bents took the loss for the Martins.

Matt Ackerman, Nick Bruning and Matt Zwart each had two hits for the Buttermakers.

In Game 3, Chris Halber was credited with the loss for Hadley, while Spencer Chirpich recorded the win for Fairmont.

Bruning and Joe Larson each three hits in Game 3, while Halber had two hits and two RBIs.

Hadley faces the Wilmont Cardinals in a best-of-three series, starting Wednesday, for third place in the region and the right to advance to the state tournament.


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Hadley 101 000 052 — 9 12 0


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