Renton little-leaguer tosses perfect game

Ben 'Speedy' Hunter with catcher Hayden Guthrie and coach Jack Swenson following Hunter's May 31 perfect game.
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A Renton 10-year-old this weekend accomplished one of baseball's great feats as he pitched a perfect game against a Seattle team.

Ben "Speedy" Hunter of the Renton Little League AAA Thunder sat down all 18 Seattle Central Austin Senators in order on May 31 in a game at Thomas Teasdale Park.

Hunter was so dominant that of the 18 hitters he faced, 17 struck out.

The Thunder won the game 5-0.

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