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Lloyd’s senior legion team eyes state tournament

July 17th, 2013

Lloyd’s senior American Legion team played their final home game Saturday and beat Ellenville 13-3 in five innings to improve to 8-8 in league play as they get ready as the fifth-seed for the District 3 championship this weekend in Albany.

071713sutspt“It was good. It was a big win,” said Joe Pugliese, Lloyd’s coach.

Leading 5-1 after the second inning, Lloyd tacked on three runs in the third behind CJ Tozzi’s two-run double and Ryan LaMark’s RBI-double. They made it 9-1 in the fourth with a bases-loaded walk before Sam Ruiz hit a two-run double in the fifth after Joey Pugliese and Steven Panquin hit RBI-singles in the inning.

“What you saw here, it’s what we’re capable of doing. It’s been up and down,” said Pugliese.

Coming into the game, Lloyd split a double-header with Saugerties after going 0-4 in a Rhode Island tournament.

But Saturday, they made it work as they get ready for the postseason.

“We can make some noise when we play,” said Pugliese.

By Bond Brungard
sports@tcnewspapers.com

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