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FERDINAND - Forest Park broke up Perry Central's shutout bid with three runs in the fifth inning and beat the Commodores 6-1 in baseball Friday.
Perry Central pitcher Wes Linette cruised through the first four innings. But in the fifth the Rangers first three batters singled.
A bases-loaded walk to the Rangers' cleanup hitter then tied the score 1-1.
The next batter singled in two runs to put the Rangers ahead for good.
The Rangers outhit Perry Central 9-6 for the game.
Lucas Bryant went 2 for 3 with an RBI to lead Perry Central hitters.
Andrew Harpenau added a double.
Linette pitched a complete game for Perry Central. He struck out eight, walked three, and hit two batters.
Perry Central, 6-13, will host West Washington at 4:30 p.m. today in the first of five games in five days for the Commodores.
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Linette and Bryant; Giesler and Sitzman. W-Giesler. L-Linette (1-3).