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Norton, Clay Center to Meet for K-18 Championship

K-18 Baseball LogoNorton will play Clay Center for the K-18 State Baseball Championship on Wednesday, July 29 in Lucas.

The 69th annual tournament got underway on Saturday with four first round games. Clay Center topped Ellis 8-3, Washington edged Goodland 5-3, Norton cruised by Smith Center 14-2 and WaKeeney held off Clifton-Clyde 13-9.

On Sunday in the semifinals, Clay Center beat Washington 9-8 and Norton rolled to a 12-2 win over WaKeeney.

Washington takes on WaKeeney in the third place game on Wednesday followed by the championship game.

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