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Hammond Optimist takes National Division with 11-1 win over East Boise

2013-08-13T22:00:00Z 2013-08-14T16:30:47Z Hammond Optimist takes National Division with 11-1 win over East Boise nwitimes.com
August 13, 2013 10:00 pm

HAMMOND | Tommy McDermott hit a walk-off RBI single in the fourth inning to end the Hammond Optimist's final pool-play game in the fourth inning against East Boise, Idaho.

The win gave the host Bulldogs the National Division title and a first-round bye in the single-elimination bracket championship round.

Daniel Villarreal was 3-for-3 with a double, home run and four RBIs for the Bulldogs (3-1), who will play the winner today's Crown Point-Grand Forks, N.D., game at 8 p.m. Thursday in the semifinals.

Randall Perrin had a two-run triple, and Rigo Martinez struck out seven while going the four-inning distance for Hammond Optimist.

Matt Stefanic was 2-for-2 with a double for East Boise (1-3). — John Burbridge

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