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Four run inning spells trouble for Tyrone Legion in playoffs

A four-run fourth inning spelled the difference in Tyrone Legion and Juniata VFW in Game Two of their first-round series in the best-of-three George B. Kelley playoffs.
Following a 7-2 victory on Friday evening at Vets Field, Juniata VFW punched their ticket into the semifinals with a 7-4 win at Mansion Park on Saturday.
Tyrone Legion held a 1-0 lead through the first three frames, but Juniata VFW exploded for four tallies in the fourth and the best Tyrone Legion could do after that was match Juniata VFW with a run in the fifth and two more in the sixth.
Although outhitting Juniata VFW, 7-6, the Tyrone Legion defense didn’t help any with four errors.
Mike Moore was the only Tyrone Legion player with multiple hits with two singles and scored twice, and Eric Desch, Tyler Golden and Brock Anders hit doubles.
Golden went the distance on the mound for Tyrone Legion, with eight strikeouts and six walks.
Ryan Beasom and Andy Lytle shared the pitching duties for Juniata VFW, with Beason striking out three and walking three to pick up the victory.
K. J. Walters and Andy Lytle each had two hits for Juniata VFW- Lytle had a double and triple.
Juniata VFW 7  Tyrone Legion 4
Juniata VFW – Weyandt, ss, 4-0-0; R. McPhee, lf-2b, 2-2-1; Walters, c, 4-0-2; J. Lytle, cr, 0-2-0; A. Lytle, 1b-lf-p, 3-2-2; Adams, 2b-p, 2-1-0; Kawtoski, cf, 4-0-1; Beasom, p-1b, 2-0-0; Reilly, ph-3b, 1-0-0; Moschella, 3b-1b, 3-0-1; Riggleman, rf, 2-0-1. TOTALS 27-7-6.
Tyrone Legion – Hoover, 3b-ss, 3-0-1; Moore, 2b, 4-2-2; Desch, 1b, 2-1-1; Golden, p, 3-0-1; Anders, ss-3b, 2-0-1; Taylor, lf, 2-1-1; Cunningham, cf, 3-0-1; Decker, c, 2-0-0; Bonsell, rf, 2-0-0; Smith, rf, 1-0-0. TOTALS 34-4-7.
Juniata VFW    004 012 0   7-6-2.
Tyrone Legion 100 012 0   4-8-4.
E: A. Lytle, Beasom, Hoover, Desch, Anders, Golden.
2B: A. Lytle, Desch, Golden, Anders.
3B: A. Lytle.
RBI: A. Lytle, Kawtoski 2, Beasom, Moschella, Golden.
SO: Beasom 3, A. Lytle 1, Golden 8.
BB: Beasom 3, A. Lytle 1, Golden 6.
WP: Beasom   LP: Golden