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Plain Dealer staff reports, May 14, 2013 9:53 p.m.

Holy Name 4, Brookside 3: Junior Ryan Leonard was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning to force home the game-winning run in a Lorain Division II sectional final.

The Green Wave trailed, 3-2, entering the seventh inning. Senior Dan Cunningham led off with a double and moved to third on a single by sophomore Frankie Spinelli, who moved into scoring position by stealing second. Senior Dan Cora followed with a single up the middle that scored Cunningham, tying the score.

Evansville recruit Tyler Sullivan was walked intentionally to load the bases, setting the stage for Leonard, who was hit in the chest on a 1-0 count.