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A three-run seventh inning helped the Linn-Benton Community College baseball team salvage a split with Tacoma on Saturday as the Roadrunners picked up a 5-3 victory.

LB dropped the opener 6-4.

In the nightcap, the Roadrunners were down 3-1 after allowing three runs in the sixth.

In the seventh, LB took advantage of two Tacoma errors to score three runs. Dequan Dennis-Lee had an RBI single and Evan Cyrus drove in a run when his sacrifice bunt was misplayed. LB also scored on a passed ball in the fourth and tacked on an insurance run in the eighth on a double steal.

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In the opener, Tacoma scored three runs in the first and three more in the seventh while the Roadrunners scored two runs in the fourth and the seventh.

Dennis-Lee had two of the Roadrunners’ four hits. Colton Talton had a double and RBI and Richard Mascarenas also had a hit and RBI.

The Roadrunners (8-3) will play another doubleheader against Tacoma on Sunday. First pitch is set for noon.

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