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Baseball: Billygoats near regular-season title

ROYALTON — Ben Boser pitched six innings in relief to get the win and Shawn Lanners had three hits, including a home run, as the Buckman Billygoats moved a step closer to clinching the Victory League East regular-season title with a 14-1 win over the Royalton Riverdogs Wednesday night.

Corey Egan also had three hits with a pair of doubles as the Billygoats banged out 20 hits.

Ben Boser, Jeremy Payne, Noah Boser and Nick Lochner also had multi-hit games for Buckman.

Buckman can win the East championship with a win Saturday afternoon over the Pierz Bulldogs. A loss to Pierz means that Lastrup will win the East.

Buckman 14 20 2

Royalton 1 3 1

WP: Ben Boser. LP: Steve Hoff.