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Lewis' Exposition of outcome count illegal Immaheul Tops Elm Street, 6-5 ., , , W L Pet GB Memorial . . . . . . 5 i .ga-S -First Baptist ... 2 1 .BB7' 1V, Immancul 3 3 500 2 ' St. John's 2, 2 .500 2 Elm Street .. 3 4 ' .420 2'/ 2 Dlnwlddie ..... l 5 .isa 4 'Immanuel edged Elm St., 6-5, last night in a Petersburg Church softball league contest with a come from behind four run rally in the bottom of the fifth. Elm Street took a one run in its half of the second when Earl Perkinson doubled, Gene Johnson walked, and Charlie Davis came through with a run scoring single. Immanuel roared back with two runs in the of second to take a 2-1 lead. Doubles by "Gippy" Townsend, James Burnett scored a run. Hawkins and Payne were hit the pitcher and Buddy Leasure walked to force in a run. Elm Street tied it at 2-2 in third on a lead off triple by Tommy Marek. He scored as Forrest Eley grounded out. They went ahead, 5-2, in the fifth, when Kenny Btick walked, forced him at second, and Eley doubled M a r e k home. Grumpier singled to score Eley, \Varren Ford was hit by the pitcher and Perkinson singled to couldn't be denied, coming back with four big markers in the bottom of the fifth for the win as Leasure singled, Ogburn walked, Prince Fuller singled Leasure home, Townsend was hit the pitcher, Titmus was safe ori an error that scored Ogburn, the tying and winning runs scored when Ford hobbled Burnetts ground ball. The win moved Immanuel into a third place tie with St. John's and the lose toppled Elm Street to fifth. Townsend, the league's leading hitter, continued his slugging getting a double, a walk and being hit by a pitch. He scored two runs. · The scene of action wiU move over to Lee Park tonight as Memorial takes on Dinwiddie in opener and St. John's goes First Baptist in the nightcap battle, for second place. n. H. Elm Street O i l 03--5 fl 2 Immanuel 020 04--8 -1 o Marek and Eley, Fuller and OK- burn.

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  1. The Progress-Index,
  2. 15 Aug 1958, Fri,
  3. Page 13

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