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Exeter upsets Penn Manor in district opener

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MILLERSVILLE- Penn Manor’s 2016 campaign came to a close on Monday after falling 1-0 to no. 15 seed Exeter in the first round of the District 3 Class AAAA baseball playoffs.

The Eagles plated their lone run in the top of the second inning when Jake Fry scored on a Penn Manor error in the outfield.

Despite taking the loss, Comets pitcher Jeff Taylor had a great day on the mound; racking up 14 strikeouts while allowing just two hits and one walk.

Meanwhile, Exeter pitcher Shaun O’Reilly had his own shining performance on the hill; one-hitting the Comets while striking out seven and walking one.

Exeter will now play the winner of Cumberland Valley and Waynesboro on Thursday at a site and time to be determined.