Kody Clemens hits a ball at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Saturday April 8, 2017. Daulton Venglar/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Orange defeats White in Longhorns Fall World Series

Posted November 1st, 2017

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The Orange team had 13 hits in a 9-5 win over the White team in the series finale of the Longhorns Fall World Series at UFCU Disch-Falk Field Wednesday.

Ryan Reynolds earned MVP honors as he had six RBIs and four extra-base hits in the three-game series. Reynolds had a double, a home run and three RBIs in the decisive win.

Orange team freshman pitcher Nico O’Donnell put up a dominating performance, allowing one run on three hits through six innings. He struck out six and walked just one.

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Bryce Elder, another freshman pitcher, got the start for the White team. He allowed three runs on seven hits in 4 2/3 innings.

Kody Clemens might have won MVP honors if the White team pulled out a victory. He went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a long home run over the center field wall. Clemens drove in two runs and scored two.

Andy McGuire was 2-for-2 with a double for the Orange team. McGuire also pitched an inning in which he allowed no runs, no hits and struck out two. Teammate Bennett Inoff also doubled as he went 2-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored.

The Orange team had a 3-1 lead heading into the seventh when Reynolds’ homer made it 6-1.

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