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July 20, 2013

River Kings win district opener


CLINTON — Then, in the seventh, after Pennock gave up his second walk in as many innings, there was no doubt who the skipper was turning to.

"Pitching again won the game. (Driscoll) has done such a good job for me out of the pen all year. He's lights out when he comes out of there," Cunningham said.

"It was a really good coaching move on his part," Bryant said. "I didn't really expect him to do that."

Since Senior beat top-seeded Pleasant Valley 3-2 (12 innings), Clinton will now host the Rams instead of traveling for Round 2 of substate play. Monday's winner will play Bettendorf in the Substate 4 final on Wednesday.


Clinton     120     000     0     —     3     6     1

W. Dubuque     000     001     0     —     1     2     2

Cole Pennock (6 ip, 2 h, 1 r, 1 er, 3 bb, 4 so), Ryan Driscoll (1 ip, 0 h, 0 r, 0 bb, 3 so) and Jake Faur; Cody Reimer (7 ip, 6 h, 3 r, 2 er, 5 bb, 6 so) and Dylan Kramer. Multiple hits — Clinton (Ryan Driscoll 2). RBIs — Clinton (Driscoll, Dustin Caldwell, Cody Nolan), WD (Cody Kramer).

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