8-AA baseball: Central Magnet reaches title game

8-AA baseball: Central Magnet reaches title game

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8-AA baseball: Central Magnet reaches title game

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Will Norfleet gave up two unearned runs in the first inning, but shut down Upperman the rest of the contest to beat the Bees 6-2 in the District 8-AA baseball tournament’s winners bracket final.

Norfleet allowed just one runner after the first inning. He improved to 3-0 this season and had nine strikeouts in the win.

John Messick’s two-run single gave the Tigers a 3-2 lead after the first inning. Central Magnet (20-14) didn’t trail the rest of the game.

Tyler Egawa went 2-for-4 for the Tigers. Austin Worley was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Upperman plays Livingston Academy at 4 p.m. with the winner playing Central Magnet at 6:30 p.m at Starplex in the championship game.

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