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FARMINGTON — The Midland hitters came out ready to roll against D-BAT Gallegos.

On Wednesday night at Ricketts Park, the Redskins scored five runs in the top of the first inning on their way to a 10-3 victory over the team from Dallas in a battle of the final two unbeaten teams at the Connie Mack World Series.

Catcher Ty Duvall did most of the damage for Midland, going 2-for-4 with a home run, double and six RBIs.

"I was just thankful to my teammates for being on base," 16-year-old Duvall said. "I was just the one to come up with the big hit in the big situation."

After an RBI triple from Brandon Montgomery and a bases-loaded walk by Greyson Jenista, Duvall hammered a 3-run double to put Midland up 5-0.

Midland Redskin’s catcher Ty Duvall hits the ball on Wednesday during Game 15 of the Connie Mack World Series against D-BAT Gallegos at Ricketts Park
Midland Redskin's catcher Ty Duvall hits the ball on Wednesday during Game 15 of the Connie Mack World Series against D-BAT Gallegos at Ricketts Park in Farmington. (Alexa Rogals/The Daily Times)

D-BAT Gallegos scored twice in the bottom of the first, but the Vanderbilt commit quickly got those runs back for Midland with a 3-run home run to right field.

"It was a fastball up and in, and that's my happy zone," Duvall said of the home run. "I was just trying to go the other way, but he left one up, and I got a hold of it."

Midland added a pair of runs in the sixth on an RBI single by Jenista that scored Montgomery and Greg Deichmann.

Devin Smeltzer picked up his second win of the tournament on the mound after throwing six innings, giving up three runs on seven hits while striking out five.

Smeltzer also got the victory on the mound against Strike Zone in Midland's opener on Friday.

"Smeltzer pitched really, really well and threw strikes," Midland head coach Dave Evans said.

D-BAT Gallegos starter Gabe Constantine struggled in the loss, allowing four runs without recording an out.

Both teams will be in action again today.

Midland will face off with D-BAT Leach in the 7:30 p.m. game.

"There are four great baseball teams left. Any one of them can win this thing," Evans said. "We're just happy to be in the spot we're in."

D-BAT Gallegos will play Danville at 5:30 p.m. Gallegos defeated the Hoots once this tournament on Saturday, winning 7-5.

Joshua Perry is the sports editor of The Daily Times. He can be reached at 505-564-4577 and jperry@daily-times.com. Follow him @jperrysuu on Twitter.