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WISCONSIN RAPIDS – De Pere scored four times in the top of the first inning and held off a late rally to defeat Stevens Point 7-5 in an American Legion baseball game at the Wisconsin Rapids Rangers Tournament on Friday.

De Pere jumped out to the quick lead and were ahead 7-1 before the Sixers put up a fight in the bottom of the seventh.

Benett Klish led off with a double, Asher Jordan reached on an error and Jerrin Suehs knocked them both in with a triple. Suehs scored another error and Tyler Giese singled home a run to make it 7-5. The rally ended with a groundout.

Klish, Jordan, Giese and Mason Firkus each had two hits for Stevens Point, which falls to 3-3 this season.

Stevens Point will play Onalaska at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, and face Antigo at 11 a.m. and Altoona at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Rangers Tournament. All three games will be broadcast live at

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