Cannons cruise into state tournament
Local AAA Legion champs earn third straight berth
Last updated 7/20/2023 at 10:07am
The Spokane Cannons got a wake-up call last week in an early round of the Area 3 American Legion district tournament pool play and it allowed them to quickly resharpen focus.
The Pullman Patriots scored the deciding run in the top of the seventh inning in a July 14 game and defeated the Cannons, 9-8 at Holliday Field.
The Cannons had opened pool play prior to the Pullman loss with a 12-2 win over the Bandits where they put the game away with a seven-run sixth inning and solid days at the plate from Taylor Oliver (3-for-4) and Tate Nelson (2-for-3, 4 RBI)
That stunning Pullman verdict sudde...