Galax outlasts Buffaloes

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Twice rallying from three runs down, the Tide won in the eighth on a bases-loaded hit batsman.

By Craig Worrell, Sports Editor

Three hours, 18 runs, 10 errors and seven pitchers weren’t enough to get the nondistrict game between Galax and Floyd County finished on time. A pitch in the ribs was all it took. Brock Cox absorbed a Matt Hollandsworth fastball in the side with the bases loaded, forcing in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday as the Maroon Tide edged the Buffaloes 10-9 at Felts Park. Each team had wasted a three-run lead, Floyd doing so twice, as regulation ended with a 9-9 deadlock.

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