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American Legion baseball roundup, June 15

Summerville 14, Lowcountry Heat 9

Post 185 had leads of 6-0, 8-6 and 9-8 but lost them all.

Among the culprits were 12 walks issued by Heat pitchers, one hit by pitch and eight errors, which led to eight unearned runs for Summerville.

A grand slam in the third inning by Matt Chapman helped Summerville (3-8 in League 1) in its comeback. Summerville only finished with seven hits.

Meanwhile, the Heat (5-5 in League 1) had 12 hits, led by Kevin Hickey with three. John Sheehan, DeAnte Scott, Devin McGuinness and Patrick Andrews each had two hits for the Heat, who hit into four double plays and stranded eight runners.

Ryan Ward (1-3) took the loss for Post 185, which hosts West Ashley at 7 p.m. Friday.

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