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Comets come up short in slugfest
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Times photo: Mark Nesbitt Albany senior Mike Elmer fields a ball on the run and makes a pinpoint throw to first in the Comets 8-4 eight inning loss to Oragngeville (Ill.) Friday. Elmer blasted a two-run game-tying home run to center in the bottom of the seventh inning, which forced extra innings.
ALBANY - In a thrilling game of long ball in the Albany baseball team's season opener, Orangeville (Ill.) delivered a knockout punch.Orangeville's Austin Cramer struck the final blow by crushing a three-run homer off Albany senior Tyler Bauman to spark a four-run eighth inning to lift the Broncos to an 8-4 win over the Comets on Friday.