Pioneers top Pilots at home

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The Elmira Pioneers defeated the Newark Pilots 10-3 on Sunday at Dunn Field in Elmira.

The Pioneers took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI double by Preston Moore.

Elmira would add another run in the first inning on an error by Newark to go in front 2-0.

The Pilots would score three runs in the third inning to take a 3-2 lead.

The Pioneers would answer right back with four runs in the bottom of the third to take a 6-3 lead.

Andrew Sexton hit a two-run home run to right field in the sixth inning to put the Pioneers up 8-3.

Elmira (5-12) returns action on Tuesday on the road against Newark at 7:05 p.m.

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