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Burlington tops Crushers in Tri-State Baseball

CANTON, June 1, 2023 – Pitcher Taylor Donofrio struck out seven and scattered six hits in five innings of work to lead the Burlington Hunters to a 7-3 win over the Canton Crushers Thursday night in Tri-State League action at Bowdoin Field.

Ty Morin got a six-out save for the Hunters, now 2-2 on the season.

George Zaruba was 3-for-3 with two doubles and RBI for Burlington while Ryan Lavelle was 3-for-5 with a double, one RBI and three stolen bases. Ryan Raponey drew three walks and scored twice.

For Canton (1-2), Matt Rose and Heath Cotton each had a pair of hits for the Crushers.

Burlington 7, Canton 3
At Canton
Burlington (2-2)          201  112  0  — 7-10-3
Canton (1-2)               002  001  0  — 3-9-3
Donofrio and unknown; Jim Michanczyk, Jim Spirito (5), Matt Rose (6) and Jeff Mulhall; WP: Donofrio; LP: Michanczyk (0-1); 2B: Matt Rose (C), Lavelle (B), Bunger (B), Zaruba (B)

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