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Martensdale St. Mary's extends nation's longest win streak to 85.

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The Martensdale-St. Mary's Blue Devils (41-0) extended their winning streak to 85 straight games with a 2-1 walk-off win over English Valleys (9-16) Monday afternoon at Principal Park.

English Valleys starting pitcher Kendall Gent issued a leadoff walk to Josh Defenbaugh in the bottom of the seventh inning. After recording a strikeout, Defenbaugh stole second and put himself into scoring position. Gent got another strikeout for the second out of the frame. David Walker worked a full-count against Gent before he lined the game-winning base hit into right field to score Defenbaugh.

Gent (4-8) completed six and two-thirds innings for English Valleys. He gave up two runs on five hits, walked one, and struck out seven.

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