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Faulkner bats explode; Eagles stay alive in World Series

Faulkner bats explode; Eagles stay alive in World Series

  LEWISTON, Idaho (faulknereagles.com) – After his team’s heartbreaking loss to Lewis-Clark State Monday night, Faulkner head coach Patrick McCarthy spoke about his team being tight. He knew for his Eagles to stay alive in the Avista-NAIA World Series, they’d need to loosen up and enjoy the experience.Consider it done. Facing elimination here Tuesday afternoon at Harris Field, the third-ranked Eagles…

9th inning squeeze lifts Vanguard past Faulkner 5-4

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (faulknereagles.com) – Kevin Bettencourt’s squeeze bunt in the bottom of the ninth scored Shane Elias-Calles with the winning run as Vanguard (Calif.) nipped Faulkner 5-4 here Thursday night in the NAIA Baseball Championship Opening Round at Harrison Field. With one out, Elias-Calles singled off Faulkner’s Ivan Pelaez, who had masterfully retired the previous 11 Vanguard batters. Faulkner head…