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Fair Haven Upsets Mount Abe in Division II Baseball
Well, that didn't take long! It was just the first day of the Vermont State Baseball Tournament and we already have the first upset. #13 Fair Haven overcame an early deficit to take down #4 Mount Abraham 6-5 in the Division II playdowns.
The Eagles led 5-1 after five innings, then the Slaters started to roll.
Fair Haven got a run back in the sixth to make it 5-2, but still had work to do.
Then came the top of the seventh. The Slaters plated four runs in the frame to take the 6-5 lead and made it stick in the bottom of the inning.
Joe Buxton, Tim Kendall and Trey Lee picked up RBIs in the Slater rally.
Tyler Niklasson earned the win on the mound for Fair Haven with two innings of scoreless relief. Carson Babbie went five innings.
Babbie doubled and had an RBI for the Slaters.
Fair Haven is now 7-10 and advances to meet #5 U-32 Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Adirondack League Tennis All-Stars Named
The coaches of the Adirondack League recently named their all-stars for the season.
Cole Schilling of Argyle has been named the Player of the Year. Schilling won the Adirondack League singles title for the second year in a row.
The Adirondack League First Team includes: Argyle's Dan Castrio, Warrensburg's A.J. Moore, and the Hadley-Luzerne trio of Sean Frasier, Connor Moulton and Caeden Wilson.
Earning Second Team Honors are: Whitehall's Troy Austin and Aiden McLeod, Johnsburg-Minerva's Clay Morin and Gage Morris, and Lake George's Aubrie Murphy and Poe Tutu.
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With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.