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Baseball squad sweeps Elmira, Cottage Grove


May 9, 2018

TRAVIS THORPE slides into third base while the the third baseman waits for a throw off the bag.

Hanging onto second place in Sky-Em baseball, Sweet Home slipped by Cottage Grove in the sixth inning to win the second game of a doubleheader 9-8 at home Friday after winning 5-2 in the first game.

The Huskies beat Elmira 4-2 on May 1 on the road.

Elmira and the second Cottage Grove game were close calls.

"We pulled it out," said Coach John Best. Elmira "came out ready to go. They threw that (Bryson) Estrella kid against us. He did a good job on the mount. It took us a little bit to get the offense going."

In the second game against the Lions, Cottage Grove, fighting for a playof spot a...

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