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Jays take first game of 2012 Mercer Cup

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BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - The Bluefield Blue Jays have taken the first game of the 2012 Mercer Cup.

The Jays drew first blood against their cross-county rival Princeton Rays at Bowen Field Tuesday night, when a Dickie Thon hit to left center brought home the game's first run.

A wild pitch would allow a second runner to score. A two-run homer by Eric Arce would give the Jays a 4-0 lead, but the Rays would battle back.

Tied at 4 in the 8th inning, Alex Azor would score off an Art Charles hit to put the Jays on top for good. The final, 5-4.

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