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By Don Ogle 

Sidney Junior success not all measured on the scoreboard

 

Don Ogle / Sun-Telegraph Editor

Sidney Post #17 Junior Eli Ahrens slides safely into second while Alliance shortstop Trevor DuBray reaches for a high throw in play at Legion Field Tuesday. Ahrens came around to score Sidney's first run in an 8-4 loss.

"It's character now," Sidney Post #17 Junior coach Ray Witt said Tuesday following the team's latest outing.

Sidney fell to Alliance 8-4, but Witt doesn't measure the team's successes or failures by that score.

"We're making leaps and bounds," Witt said. "It's not showing on the scoreboard, but they are doing the things they need to do to learn and grow."

Alliance got out to a 2-0 lead with one run in the top of the second and another in the third, but Sidney remained within striking distance in the bottom of the third inning when Eli Ahrens reached first base with a single to left, then st...



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