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Huskies hold off Philomath to stay unbeaten in league baseball


April 3, 2019

COLTON SMITH pitches, striking out 10 batters, Monday against Philomath.

Sweet Home held off a last-inning rally to beat Philomath 11-7 at home Monday afternoon, April 1, in the first of a three-game series.

"We played really well for six innings," said Coach John Best. The Huskies helped Philomath score four runs in the seventh on walks and hit-by-pitch calls.

"Colton (Smith) threw really well today," Best said. "I think he's starting to come into his own. Velocity was up. Locations were good.

"They're a well coached team. They're tough." he said of Philomath. "I think it's going to be between us Philomath and Newport, so that was a big win for us. Now we j...

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