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By Stephen McKay
Sports Writer 

Peetz sweeps opening twinbill


Stephen McKay

Bradey Holtz takes the throw at home in an attempt to cut down Prairie's' T.J. Hubbard during a rundown. First baseman Garrett Roelle is backing up.

PEETZ, Colo. – Though it may have seemed like a long winter, the opening-day pitchers for Peetz High School didn't seem to have much rust to shake off.

As the Bulldogs' nine came out of hibernation Thursday with a doubleheader sweep of Prairie by scores of 9-2 and 6-5 in the season opener for both teams, the Peetz hurlers fanned 32 batters in 14 innings.

With a fierce wind that blew consistently at more than 20 mph, Bradey Holtz took to the hill in game one and erased 18 Mustangs' hitters via the strikeout in a complete-game victory. Garrett Roelle came on in the nightcap to add a dozen...

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