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Smith no-hits Braves, Deltas sweep series with Hampton

Smiley Smith pitched his second no-hitter in two years, and the Deltaville Deltas extended its double-digit runs streak to four games, as they stormed past the Hampton Braves, 12-0 and 17-3 last weekend.

With one week left in the regular season, Deltaville sits in second place in Southern Virginia Baseball League standings with a record of 13-5.

This weekend, the Deltas host its final regular season home game of the summer when they take on the Peninsula Cardinals on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, the Deltas visit the Cardinals in a 4 p.m. game in Yorktown.

Controlling their own destiny, the Deltas need a series sweep of the Cardinals to guarantee their second-place finish, as they battle to stay ahead of the York Cannons. The Cannons, currently in third place with a 9-5 record, are scheduled to make up several postponed games this week, and could tie the Deltas’ record by winning them all. Deltaville holds a tie-break advantage over the Cannons, defeating them three ti...

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