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Saints find bats, Sylvestre 5-for-5 in 22-6 domination of Prout

June 6, 2014

Saints junior Kaylee Sylvestre crosses the plate to score, watched by Haley Microulis in the on-deck cirlce, during a game earlier this season. After scoring just seven runs in their first three playoff games, the St. Raphael offense came up big on Friday in a 22-6 blowout against Prout. Sylvestre led the attack with 5 hits and 4 runs scored. (File photo by Ernest A. Brown)

PAWTUCKET – St. Raphael Academy found its missing offensive attack on Friday during a 22-6 rout of The Prout School that sent the Saints into the Division II losers’ bracket semifinals on Sunday afternoon.

SRA, which had scored just seven runs in its first three tournament games, netted 13 runs on 11 hits in the first inning alone on Friday.

Prout, 6-10 in the regular season before scoring two major upsets in the playoffs, finally saw its Cinderella impersonation fall apart. The Crusaders could only wave at SRA’s variety of well-placed singles that went through every possible gap in Prout’s defense.

For full story, see Saturday's print edition of The Times.

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