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Jason Townsend earns first professional win

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By Joey Donia - bio | email

STATE COLLEGE, PA (WALB) - Former Sherwood Christian baseball star Jason Townsend is beginning his professional career in Pennsylvania with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

On Tuesday Townsend picked up his first win as a professional. He pitched two shut out innings in the 9th and 10th as the State College Spikes beat Hudson Valley 5-4 in 10 innings.

In two innings of work Townsend only allowed one hit and his fastball hit 95 miles per hour on the radar gun.

The State College Spikes are a short season class A team in the New York Penn League.

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