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No. 8 Central Alabama Downs No. 6 Palm Beach State in JUCO World Series Opener

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By KREX News Room


Updated: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:54:01 MST

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.-No.6 Central Alabama (1-0) def. No. 6 Palm Beach State (0-1), 6-4, Saturday morning to open the 2013 Junior College World Series. Ethan Hunt (1-0) earned the win for the Trojans coming on in relief and throwing three shut-out innings. Darius Reese led the offensive attack for Central Alabama, going 3-5 with a triple and an RBI. J.D. Underwood threw seven innings for Palm Beach allowing four runs on ten hits with eight strikeouts. Central Alabama now earns a day off and will play No. 5 Midland (1-0) in the winner's bracket while Palm Beach will fight for their tournament life against No. 9 Kaskaskia (0-1)
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