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AMS pitcher Kesha Garland delivers to the plate in the team's season-opening contest last week
at East Yancey. Photo courtesy Erika McLean

Originally published: 2013-03-20 16:36:25
Last modified: 2013-03-20 16:36:25

Middle school sports roundup

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AMS baseball falls in season opener at East Yancey

Avery Middle School Panthers baseball experienced the effects of being unable to practice outdoors as well as multiple early-season game cancellations, finally getting to open Toe River Conference action at East Yancey on Friday, March 15. 

AMS played with determination, but East Yancey prevailed by a 13-1 final score in five innings.

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