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District race tightens; Airline and Byrd tied again

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Airline's baseball squad clinched a series victory against district foe Captain Shreve Friday night, while district leader C.E. Byrd saw their 6 game winning streak come to an end at the hands of Southwood.  Friday's results leave Byrd and Airline tied at the top of the always tough District 1-5A.

Airline got 6 scoreless innings from sophomore Kyle Backofen, but the lefty was taken out with two outs in the final inning as the Gators closed the gap to 3.  Andrew Lowe got the save as the Vikings won 5-2.  They kicked off scoring in the 2nd inning with Hayden Waxley's two run double.

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