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Miscues plague Sidney juniors team

Pitchers' duel early turns into loss for local Post #17


Stephen McKay

Sidney's Garrett Langrell dives back to first base during a rundown that allowed Keaton Wakefield to score from third and give Post #17 a 2-0 lead.

After being involved in a pitchers duel for about five innings, defensive miscues by Sidney and a few timely hits by Chadron conspired to upend the Post #17 juniors 6-2 at Legion Field on Tuesday night.

Though the juniors were scheduled to be the opening act in a junior-senior doubleheader, the senior game was halted by lightning after just a half inning. Zack Means pitched a perfect top of the first before umpires called a halt to the proceedings at the first sign of lightning. After a delay of about 45 minutes, the game was postponed.

The juniors (5-4), however, played uninterrupted in a...

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