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Cates fans batter after batter in H-M-S's first win of 2024 season

It is extremely difficult for a baseball team to win a game if it fails to put the ball in play. Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire found that out trying to hit against Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn pitcher Jacob Cates.

The senior dominated throughout the game, recording 19 strikeouts against a Titan lineup that had scored 11 runs two days earlier. Cates' performance led the Hawks to a 4-3 win on May 16 in Hartley.

Cates struck out three batters in each of the first two innings and the first batter in the third. After a groundout and a hit, the next Titan batter struck out, as well as all three batt...

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