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Cheney baseball advances in playoffs

Cheney defeats Pullman in round one of playoffs; will move on to seeding round


Harlan Shellabarger

Pitcher Sawyer Sims throws the ball to first baseman Andrew Graham (not pictured) before the Pullman hitter can reach base in Cheney's 6-1 win over the Greyhounds.

The Cheney high baseball team had a debt to pay Tuesday night as they played the No. 6 ranked Pullman Greyhounds in the first round of the Great Northern League playoffs. Last year Pullman, who was the No. 6 seed, eliminated Cheney in the first round.

This time the Blackhawks dug deep and pulled out another victory, defeating the Hounds, 6-1 to advance to the second round of the GNL playoffs.

Cheney grabbed the lead early with two runs in the first inning. In the fifth, the Hawks' scored four more runs on home runs from Andrew Graham and Connor Pratt, followed by three consecutive hits....

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