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March 18, 2005

The Syracuse SkyChiefs defeated the Durham Bulls, 6-1, Friday afternoon at the Blue Jays Englebert Complex in Dunedin, Florida. David Bush started and threw five scoreless innings for Syracuse

The SkyChiefs got on the board with three runs in the home half of the first. Anton French and Aaron Hill led off with back-to-back singles, and John Hattig reached on an error to load the bases. Chad Mottola brought home French with a sacrifice fly and a Dominic Rich single brought home Hill and Hattig.

Mottola led the SkyChiefs attack with three hits, including a double, and French had two hits, walked once and stole two bases.

The SkyChiefs (1-1) will host the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons in Dunedin at 1:00 PM Saturday.