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Asia-Pacific beat Southeast 10-5 in eight innings on Saturday at Max Baer Field behind Young-Jae Lee, who drove in three runs.
He homered in the third inning and singled in the sixth inning. Sung-Hyun Cho baffled Southeast, striking out six batters. Cho allowed no earned runs on four hits and no walks over 4 1/3 innings.
Southeast was hurt by a number of miscues in the field. Southeast committed three errors which led to four unearned runs for Asia-Pacific.
Jake Mills was hot from the plate for Southeast. Mills went 2-4 and scored two runs. He tripled in the third inning and singled in the fifth inning.
Ryan Bruno lasted two innings on the mound for Southeast before the call to the bullpen. Bruno surrendered seven hits and five runs.
The bottom of the first saw Southeast take an early lead, 1-0.
Asia-Pacific didn’t relinquish the lead after scoring five runs in the third inning when it scored on a three-run home run by Lee and two singles.
Southeast matched its two-run third inning with two more in the fifth. In the third, Southeast scored on an RBI single by Griffin Lampton, scoring Mills.
After posting one run in the fourth, Asia-Pacific again scored one in the fifth. In the fourth, Asia-Pacific scored on an error, bringing home Ji-Hyo Choi.
Asia-Pacific built upon its lead with three runs in the sixth. Beom-Jun Shin’s single got things going, plating Si-Hwan Choi. That was followed up by Won-Young Jeong’s single, scoring Lee.