Cobden Junior American Legion baseball team member Dylan Duty slides safely into second base during a game against Metropolis played last Sunday afternoon. The game was played at Blayne Smith Field at Cobden High School.

Cobden American Legion Junior team scores win

The host Cobden American Legion Junior baseball team defeated Metropolis 3-2 Sunday, July 10.

Dylan Duty and John Russell were each 1-for-2 at the plate to lead Cobden. Bayden Ditterline added an RBI.

Ditterline, Trevor Middleton and Russell pitched in the win.

Ditterline pitched 5 innings and allowed  5 hits to go with 3 walks and 2 strikeouts. Middleton pitched 1 1/3 innings and didn’t allow a hit to go with no walks and a strikeout. Russell pitched 2/3 an inning and didn’t allow a hit.

Cobden, 7-6, is schedued to play in the 25th District American Legion Junior Tournament scheduled to begin Thursday, today. The pairings have yet to be announced.

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