Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

North Takes Baseball Series with 21-13 Win.(Journal North)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

South Rallied for 7 Runs in 4th Inning

SOCORRO -- Although Pojoaque's Ben Duran struggled on the mound during the Class 3A North-South All-Star Baseball Series, he more than made up for it at the plate.

Thanks to Duran's bat, and large contributions from many other area players, the North won Saturday's finale, 21-13, to take the series 2-1.

Duran went 8-for-12, with two homers, seven RBI and seven runs to earn the MVP award.

"For me, it was great to be able to play with a bunch of guys that have been enemies all year," he said. "Everybody got along really good in the dorms."

Saturday's game came after a marathon doubleheader on Friday night, with the nightcap going 10 innings and lasting until 12:30 a. …

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