Prep baseball: Sultan 8, Granite Falls 7

SULTAN — Sultan scored five runs with two outs in the fifth to go up 8-5 and held on for its first win of the season. Jay Leverett hit a two-run home run and Matt Baller drove in two with a single contributing to the big inning and the Cascade Conference victory. Dustin Lindahl came into the game in the third and pitched three scoreless innings for the Turks, who repelled a seventh-inning rally by Granite Falls to win by one.

At Sultan H.S.

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Hamilton, Barnett (2), Chris Gentry (6) and Barnard. Steven Branham, Dustin Lindahl (3), Jay Leverett (6) and Matt Baller. WP—Lindahl (1-0). LP—Barnett. 2B—Chris Gentry (GF), Jay Leverett (S). 3B—name (school) number, etc. HR—Head (GF), Jay Leverett (S). Records—Granite Falls 1-6 league, 1-8 overall. Sultan 1-8, 1-9.

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