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    Dracut hurler Patrick O''Toole unleashes a pitch.

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    Kyle Cox, left, is congratulated by Jacob Pynn in the bottom of the second inning after stealing third and scoring when the throw got past the third baseman in Dracut''s 5-4 win over Westford.



Dracut outlasted Westford 3 games to 2 in the best-of-5 semifinal series in the Northeast League playoffs last Friday, with a 5-4 win at home.

The victory put Dracut into the championship best-of-5 series against North Reading, which began earlier this week.