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Cane Cutters Take Down Marshals 4-1

July 16, 2014 - Texas Collegiate League (TCL) - Texas Marshals News Release

The Acadiana Cane Cutters took down the Texas Marshals by a final of 4-1 on Tuesday night in Lafayette. The Cane Cutter's pitching staff kept the Marshals in check all night long as they allowed just four hits in the ballgame. Nick Zaunbrecher picked up the win as he tossed five innings and allowed just one run on four hits with three strikeouts.

The Cane Cutters jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning on an RBI double by Austin Knight. They made it 3-0 in the third on a two-run single by Chance Vincent. Another run in the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Connor Barron put the Cane Cutters ahead 4-0.

The Marshals lone run of the game came in the fifth inning on an RBI groundout by Oliver Christensen to score Casey Mullennix.

Austin Hilton took the loss of the Marshals as he allowed four runs (two earned) on seven hits in five innings with one walk and four strikeouts. Jonathan Lycan tossed the final three innings without allowing a run. He gave up just two hits and struck out three.

With the win, the Cane Cutters improve to 19-17 overall and 5-4 in the second-half. With the loss, the Marshals fall to 12-23 overall and 4-4 in the second-half. The two teams will meet again on Wednesday night at 7:00pm at Fabacher Field for game two of the two-game series.

The Marshals will then return home on Thursday for a five-game home stand. They will face the Victoria Generals on Thursday and Friday at Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas starting at 7:05pm both nights. They will then host the Woodlands Strykers on Saturday at 7:05pm and a doubleheader on Sunday starting at 5:00pm.

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