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Sports Week in Review, July 9 - July 15

A recap look at the games and stories Patch covered in and around Lexington this week.

This was a good week for Lexington Post 38, as the American Legion baseball team picked up two key victories with the summer season winding down. Both wins came in dominating fashion.

First, on Saturday, Lexington defeated Arlington/Belmont by 10 runs. Post 38 with a 6-0 lead and held off the opposition the rest of the way. Scoop Ruxin and Tommy McKenna stepped up and filled in on the mound.

On Thursday, Ruxin was back on the mound against Concord Post 158. Lexington started a little slower this time, but with five runs apiece in the fourth and sixth innings to run away with the victory. Billy Borden entered as a pinch hitter in the fifth and had a double, a triple and four RBIs.

Things didn’t go quite so well for the senior Blue Sox in Intercity League action. On Wednesday, Lexington took an early three-run lead, but couldn’t hold the lead against the Reading Bulldogs. The , the first for the Blue Sox since July 17, 2009.

Also Thursday, the Bay State games continued with the boys’ lacrosse competition.

Lexington’s for the Metro/Southeast team as it took on the Central team. He made 14 saves to help his squad win the on the opening day of the boys’ lacrosse tournament.

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