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Ellis Captures K-18 State Championship

K-18 Baseball LogoEllis won the 68th annual K-18 State Baseball Tournament in Lucas on Wednesday, July 31.

Ellis overcame a late Concordia F&A rally and a weather delay to win by a score of 14-11 in eight innings. The game was tied 9-9 after seven innings. Ellis then scored five runs in the top of the eighth inning before Concordia F&A rallied for two runs of their own only to see their comeback fall short.

Earlier Wednesday, Goodland took third place with an 8-0 shutout of Republic County.

In Saturday's first round games, Goodland topped Clifton-Clyde 15-2 in four innings, Ellis beat the Beloit Red 9-3, Concordia F&A shutout WaKeeney 8-0 and Republic Co. edged Norton 9-7.

And in Sunday's semifinal round, Ellis slipped by Goodland 8-7 and Concordia F&A shutout Republic Co. 12-0 in three innings.

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