Chiefs Rally to Take 2-0 Series Lead, Blue Sox-Reds Even at 1-1

Tony Deshler and Juan Portes hit back to back homers in the top of the eighth inning when the Chiefs rallied back from a 2-1 seventh inning deficit to go on and beat the Bulldogs 5-2 at Morelli Field.

Mitchell Clegg went the distance to get the win.

Kyle Devin gave Reading their 2-1 lead with a solo homer in the fourth.

Cody Hall pitched well for the Bulldogs.  The Chiefs lead the series 2-0.

In Lexington, Drew Leenhouts tossed a four-hit shutout to lead the Blue Sox to a 4-0 win over the Reds and even their series at 1-1.

Dan Graham had two RBI’s for Lexington and Jeff Vigurs added two hits.

Aric Dama took the loss.

Semi-final action continues on Tuesday with game three of each series scheduled. The Bulldogs and Chiefs will play at Maplewood (8:00 PM) while the Reds and Blue Sox meet in Watertown at 7:45 PM.