Print Marauders advance to second round
Written by Brian Bergner   
Friday, 04 May 2012 00:00

Sophomore starting pitcher Austin Zwart settled in after allowing two runs in the second inning, and his Marauders went on to win the first round of the Division III state playoffs Tuesday, May 1, 14-2.

Mingus Union High School BASEBALL PLAYER Robert Valentine chases down a Badgers baseball player during a home game against Prescott High School on April 24.Monument Valley High School, which came into Tuesday’s game at Coconino High School in Flagstaff with the No. 24 seed, tallied two runs in the top of the second but couldn’t figure Zwart out after that.

“We were confident we could play well against Monument Valley,” longtime Mingus Union High School baseball Head Coach Bob Young said. “We lost our last three games of the year, so it’s been an up-and-down year. We have the talent and if we play like we can, we can make a run.”

For the full story, see the Wednesday, May 2, edition of the Cottonwood Journal Extra.