No. 8 Gila Ridge falls to No. 4 Sahuaro in dramatic fashion
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Sahuaro pitcher Alex Verdugo throws in the top of the seventh inning. Gila Ridge scored three runs against Verdugo in the inning but Sahuaro eventually won 6-5 in the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division II State Tournament on Saturday in Surprise. Verdugo is now 10-0 on the season for the Cougars.
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No. 8 Gila Ridge falls to No. 4 Sahuaro in dramatic fashion .
SURPRISE — The players for the Gila Ridge baseball team hugged each other, their eyes red and glassy from tears. In terms of losses, there aren't many as heartbreaking as the No. 8 Hawks' 6-5 defeat to No. 4 Tucson-Sahuaro in an elimination game of the Arizona Interscholastic As. Read No. 8 Gila Ridge falls to No. 4 Sahuaro in dramatic fashion ...