Dirtbags take 2

The Post 20 Dirtbags from Salem brought a roster deep with big-school talent to Frank Wade Field, where they capitalized on home runs and gap-shooting hit to defeat the Central Coast Dungies in doubleheader action Monday, 11-4 and 12-2.

The Dirtbags rapped three home runs with batters on base to run up the scoring while Newport cycled through four pitchers. The home team started Game 2 with a two-run lead before Salem found its range, ending the game in the fifth on the 10-run rule.

The News-Times photographer found plenty of action, including a nice tag by Dungie second bag man Mitchell Johnson, above, and a running catch by shortstop Josh Salsbery (right). Below, Mitchell Richwine successfully landed at home after running from second on a rare Dungie hit. (Photos by A.J. Wawrak).


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