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Kernels Win Opener 7-6 over Beloit in 10 Innings

After a long recovery from the Floods of 2008 ----it's opening day at the ball park in Cedar Rapids.

Today the Kernels open the season against Beloit at Vet's Statium in game one of a three game series...

Nice opening day crowd at the Vet

Bottom of the first Kernels waste no time scoring...Hector Estrella singles back through the box...centerfielder Angel Morales comes up throwing but it's cutoff... Kernels up 1-0

Next batter...With runners on 1st and 3rd...Gabe Jacobo grounds into 6-4-3 double play...But Alexia Amarista scores from 3rd to make it 2-0 Cedar Rapids

In the second Kernels pitcher Michael Davitt had it going....striking out Angel Morales on the hook...Davitt strikes out 10 in 5.2 innings of work

Former Cedar Rapids Xavier high school star Michael Harrington playing for Beloit

in the third, Harrington thrills the hometown fans--he doubles inside the first base bag...And cruises into 2nd,  the snappers first hit of the game...

The Kernels win the game on an RBI single by Hector Estralla in the tenth.


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