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As Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to claim the World Series title, his proud father, Kevin, watched from his home in Hudson.

Brandt Bronico took advantage of a Wake Forest turnover and scored during the 27th minute Tuesday and the No. 17 Charlotte 49ers made it hold up in a 1-0 men’s soccer victory Tuesday night against the 22nd-ranked Deacons.

Charlotte was down early again and could not complete a comeback, dropping a 4-1 decision at Rice on Sunday afternoon in the 49ers final regular-season road match.

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