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The Alvernia baseball team tallied a 6-3 win over cross-town rival Albright on Thursday afternoon, 6-3, at Angelica Park. The series will continue with a double-header Saturday at Albright.

Ben Sawyer led the way for the Crusaders with a 3-run home run. Ryan Sheekey stayed perfect on the mound with six strong innings for Alvernia.