Vik­ings base­ball cap­ture Dis­trict Cham­pi­onship

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AMHERST – Brady Crowe was the game hero for the Amherst Re­gional High School base­ball team at the 2017 Dis­trict Cham­pi­onships Tues­day af­ter­noon in Amherst.

With his team down 6-4 at the top of the sev­enth and fi­nal in­ning, Crowe came to bat with two out and bases loaded.

With a count of two strikes and one ball against him,

Crowe hit a base-clear­ing dou­ble high and long to cen­tre field, putting his team up 7-6.

The Ea­gles were un­able to tie the game in the bot­tom of the sev­enth.

The game was the sec­ond of a best-of-three dou­ble header at Robb’s Cen­ten­nial Com­plex.

Amherst won the first game 6-5. Game 3, if nec­es­sary, would have been played Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon in Amherst.

Game 2 Re­sults:

The Vik­ings scored two in the sec­ond in­ning, two in the third and three in the sev­enth.

Crowe led the Vik­ings with a dou­ble and a sin­gle, and MacKen­zie Comeau and Jack­son Col­borne hit one sin­gle each.

The Ea­gles scored four runs in the first, one in the third and one in the fifth.

Travis Par­sons hit a triple for the Ea­gles, and Isaac Ford and Ryan Power hit one sin­gle each. Game 1 Re­sults:

The Vik­ings scored two runs in the third in­ning, one in the fourth and two in the fifth in their 6-5 win.

Cole Stevens hit a dou­ble, Aaron Sjanic hit two sin­gles, and Crowe hit one sin­gle in the win.

The Ea­gles scored one run in the third in­ning and four in the fifth in­ning.

Josh Calder hit two sin­gles and Nate Stone hit one sin­gle for the Ea­gles.

With the win, the Vik­ings au­to­mat­i­cally ad­vance to re­gion­als and the Ea­gles will play in a qual­i­fier.

Dave Mathieson – Amherst News

The ARHS Vik­ings 2017 dis­trict base­ball cham­pi­ons are: (front, from left) Kyle McCarthy, Isaac VanSnick, Cole Stevens, Jill Gal­lant, Jack­son Col­borne, (back, from left) head coach Dar­ren Collins, as­sis­tant coach Dar­rell Cole, Ri­ley Girouard, Cal Hoeg, Aaron Sjanic, Brady Crowe, MacKen­zie Comeau, Jack­son Comeau, as­sis­tant coach Jeff Hoeg. Miss­ing is player Mike Farrell.

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