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Cannons return to state tourney


Paul Delaney

Photo by Paul Delaney Spokane Cannons' Cory Wagner of Medical Lake rests on second base following his sixth-inning double last Sunday in a regional playoff game played at Ferris High School. Wagner later scored his team's lone run in a 2-1 loss to Gonzaga Prep in a seeding game for state. The Cannons open play Saturday at Al K. Jackson Field at 10 a.m.

As he usually is, Cory Wagner was his productive self in the Spokane Cannon's American Legion AAA district seeding game against Gonzaga Prep.

But Prep's Nick Drynan was equal to the effort the Medical Lake High grad provided on Thacker Field at Joel Ferris High School in a 2-1 Gonzaga victory.

The win sends Prep to the upcoming state tournament as the No. 2 seed from Spokane. The Cannons, which feature a large contingent of West Plains' athletes from both Cheney and Medical Lake, are the No. 3 seed and face an opponent from Eastern Washington's Area 4 Saturday, July 22, at 10 a.m.

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