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Swanner powers Rays

to a win over Yankees

Jonah Swanner hit two home runs and a triple to lead the Rays over the Yankees 9-2 in recent Tri-City Little League action.

Brayden Blakley struck out seven, walked one and allowed five hits in four innings on the mound to earn the win. Swanner struck out four, walked one and gave up one hit in two innings on the mound.

Blakley added a double for the Rays. Nazareth Sanchez and DaShaun Smith added one single each.

Wade Sizemore led the Yankees with a triple and single. Chris Raleigh had a double. Shawn Carroll, Alex Creech and Aiden Craig contributed singles.

Carroll struck out eight and walked one in three-plus innings on the mound. Jae’dyn Gist struck out six and walked four in two innings. Braydon Burton struck out one and walked one in one inning.

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