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Baseball: Roadrunner tops Carlsbad in final

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By Mike Cote

An improbable run through the bottom half of the state tournament bracket took Albuquerque Roadrunner all the way to the championship.

Roadrunner, which lost its first game of the tournament on the final play Saturday, bounced back to win four straight games to get to the state playoff series. Then, Thursday night, Roadrunner swept a doubleheader from the Carlsbad All-Stars to claim the state Juniors Little League title.

The state tournament was held on North Mesa, marking the first time Los Alamos had hosted a state Little League tournament. In all, nine teams participated in the tournament, including the Los Alamos All-Stars.

The tournament was played on Bomber Field and the adjacent Senior Field.

Roadrunner took the opener of the two-game set 5-0, then erased an early 14-run deficit for a win as improbable as its run through the loser’s bracket, taking the nightcap 18-16.

In a tight first ballgame Thursday, Carlsbad blew a chance to put some runs on the board, then some members of the Carlsbad squad started blowing their tops.

With Roadrunner clinging to a 2-0 lead in the fifth, Carlsbad loaded the bases with just one out and the heart of its order coming to bat.


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