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Waves turn tide on Perozo's homer

May 18, 2003

COLUMBUS, Ga. -Hector Perozo hit Jason Waddell's first pitch in the 11th inning for a home run to give the South Georgia Waves a 6-5 victory over the Hagerstown Suns.

Perozo hit a high-chop groundout with the bases loaded in the eighth to drive in the tying run, which sent the game into extra innings.

The loss ends the Suns' four-game winning streak and dropped Hagerstown (21-22) to 4-2 on the Southern road trip.

The Suns took a 2-0 lead in the first on a two-run triple by Carlos Sosa. After the Waves got a run back in the bottom of the first, Hagerstown took a 3-1 lead in the fifth on Derin McMains' RBI single.

South Georgia took a 5-4 lead in the bottom of the fifth with the go-ahead run scoring from second on a wild pitch.

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The Suns scored twice in the eighth to take a 5-4 lead.

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