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Panthers lose to Bulldogs at district semifinals

Panthers lose to Bulldogs at district semifinals

May 15th, 2012 in News

Jamestown's Ethan Hunziker, at left, comes in too late to beat the tag made by Prairie Home's Tyler Loesing at first base during the fifth inning of the Class 1 District 11 game Friday.

Photo by April Arnett

The Prairie Home Panthers faced New Franklin Monday night in the semifinal round of the Class 1 District 11 Baseball Tournament at New Franklin, where they lost 4-0 to the top-seeded Bulldogs to end the season.

"We lost a very tough game tonight to one of the toughest teams we have faced all season," Prairie Home Coach Jesse Oswald said. "Trever Huth put us in a good position with his pitching and our defense did a very good job of backing him up. New Franklin pitcher Tyler White did a good job of keeping us off-balanced; he didn't give us anything. I thought we had New Franklin worried throughout the game and didn't give them anything. I'm very proud of our guys' effort and I think they really left everything on the field."

For more of this story check out the May 16 issue of the California Democrat.