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Avon nips Lastrup to clinch state bid

PIERZ — The Avon Lakers clinched the first of four spots available to Region 8C for the Class C state tournament when they nipped the Lastrup Lakers 2-1 in a winner's bracket game Sunday night.


Taylor Holthaus hit a leadoff home run in the Avon fourth and Rick Hendrickson delivered a sacrifice fly in the seventh to give Avon a 2-0 edge.

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