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Baseball: Huskies pull off come-from-behind win over Newport in 10th


May 11, 2022

Benny Westcott

Lewis Conn heads for home against Newport as Coach John Best checks the outfield. See more photos of the Huskies' win at

Sweet Home baseball scored an upset win against a Newport team, the third-place team in the 4A-3 Oregon West Conference, Wednesday, May 4.

As if the underdog victory wasn't exciting enough, the Huskies (4-15) pulled off the feat in walk-off fashion in the bottom of the 10th inning, when a Hunter Ashby hit scored Kaden Zajic as the go-ahead run.

Sweet Home clawed its way back from a 5-1 deficit in the 7-6 victory. Newport (16-4) scored three runs in the first inning before Sweet Home answered with one run in the bottom of the frame, when a Casey Valloni groundout scored Lewis Conn. Newport...

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