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Cannons' run at state comes to an end

Game slips away in final three innings of loss to Lakeside Recovery


Paul Delaney

Andrew Witt, a Cheney member of the Spokane Cannons, won this race to first base in last Saturday's 5-2 win over Twin Cities. The Cannons fell in a July 25 game to Lakeside Recovery, 9-4, and were eliminated from play.

Lakeside Recovery rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the third inning, scoring six runs over the game's final three innings and earned a 9-4 American Legion Baseball AAA state tournament win over the Spokane Cannons Tuesday, July 25 at Al K. Jackson Field.

The Cannons (2-2) were ousted from state play after suffering their second loss in the double elimination tournament. See a complete wrap up in the Aug. 3 Cheney Free Press.

Spokane head coach Chad Ripke said his team was playing some of its best baseball the last month and that he hoped it would continue. And it did in some of the early goi...

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