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By Will Korn 

Sidney Bats Explode, Buckley Defense Falters in 12-2 Rout to end regular season


Will Korn

Kyle Burton makes a play from his spot on the hot corner. Sidney's Post 17 finished the season at 22-11 and seeded first in the district.

If Murphy's Law went against the Sidney Post 17 senior team last Thursday night in Gering, it certainly played in its favor Wednesday night against Buckley in Chappell.

Sidney won its 22nd game of the summer by a five-inning run rule score of 12-2. Behind the steady arm of starter Travis Garska and a horde of Sidney hits, combined with a sloppy defensive game by Buckley-headlined by five errors, three wild pitches and two balks-Sidney had its way all evening.

Despite a huge early cushion for Garska and his offense most of the night, Sidney manager Mark Onstott took a disciplined approach...

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