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Sr. Blaze edge Merchants

Langley Sr. Blaze pitcher Blake Stewart threw five innings of shutout ball on Saturday afternoon at McLeod Park as the Blaze defeated the Everett Merchants 1-0 in PIL baseball action. - Garrett James/Langley Times
Langley Sr. Blaze pitcher Blake Stewart threw five innings of shutout ball on Saturday afternoon at McLeod Park as the Blaze defeated the Everett Merchants 1-0 in PIL baseball action.
— image credit: Garrett James/Langley Times

Bob Foerster drove in the game’s only run with a fourth-inning sacrifice as the Langley Sr. Blaze defeated the Everett Merchants 1-0.

Blake Stewart, Sean Callegari, Mike Ellis and Nathan Kirby combined on a five-hitter to shutdown the Merchants attacks.

The teams were playing a doubleheader on Saturday at McLeod Park and the loss was just the second in 11 games for the Merchants (9-2).

Langley improved to 3-6 in Pacific International League play.

In the opener, Everett pounded out a 9-0 victory.

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