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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

1B baseball state quarterfinals next next: Colton comeback just shy

 

May 16, 2019

Jackson Meyer

Colton junior Jackson Meyer settles at second after a two-run double in the sixth inning.

They met for the state 1B championship last year, Almira/Coulee/Hartline winning it 8-4. A year later, last Saturday in Colbert, it was Colton-A/C/H again, the same two pitchers, for a game to decide seedings for the state quarterfinals.

On May 11, in the late afternoon sun, Almira/ Coulee/Hartline pitcher Dalton Kentner took the mound to open against Colton's top three in the lineup, its three fifth-year starters.

One, two, three, they went down to strikeouts, no contact with the ball.

Parker Druffel came out next in his catcher's gear and Reece Chadwick took the pitcher's mound. Luke Vin...



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