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Kernels Lose Late Lead, Falls In Extras To South Bend
By Jeff Johnson, Reporter
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The South Bend Silver Hawks topped the Kernels 6-5 in 11 innings on Saturday night at Coveleski Stadium.
The Kernels held a 5-2 lead going into the 9th inning, but the Silver Hawks tallied a trio of runs in the bottom of the 9th
inning before Ryan Court's RBI single in the 11th gave South Bend game one of the series.Late-inning walks doomed the Kernels. South Bend scored four runs combined in the 9th and 11th innings, and all men had reached on base on balls.
TV9's Josh Christensen has highlights in the video above.