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Pitt County Post 39 draws walk-off walk in the 11th to beat Wilson, advance

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In a back and forth battle Pitt County Post 39 advanced to the second round of the American Legion Playoffs with a 9-8, extra-innings win over Wilson Post 13 on Saturday night.

It was one of those series where both Pitt County and Wilson just would not quit. Pitt County Post 39 led the best of five series two games to one going into Friday and Wilson evened the series. Then Pitt led on the scoreboard Saturday and Wilson evened the game, but eventually Pitt would break through.

Kyle Cross drew a walk-off walk in the 11th to force home the game winning run. Tyler Garrett led Post 39 with four hits and Jehneil House added 3 RBI's.

Pitt County advances to round two of the American Legion Playoffs where they will play top seed Wayne County. Game one is Sunday night at 7 p.m. at Southern Wayne High School.

For highlights from the elimination game with Wilson check out 9 On Your Side at 11:20!






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