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Raiders blast Emporia, 12-0, in first round

June 7, 2008

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— The Lawrence Raiders destroyed Emporia, 12-0 (four innings), on Friday in the first round of pool play at the Emporia Legion baseball tournament.

Ben Wilson and Hunter Scheib went deep for the Raiders (3-0).

Lawrence exploded for 10 hits and had an eight-run second inning. Emporia had only four hits.

The Raiders also played sound defense - they didn't commit an error.

The Raiders will play Hutchinson at 2:30 p.m. today in the second round of pool play.

If they win, they will secure the No. 1 seed for elimination play.

There are six teams in the tournament, which will conclude Sunday.

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