EASTER CLASSIC: Tigers tame Tornadoes, take title

Grabbing an early lead and holding off a late charge by rival Hickory, the Fred T. Foard baseball team added more history to its program on Wednesday.

The Tigers defeated the Red Tornadoes, 7-4, in the championship game of the 24th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Faigrounds.

The tournament title win by Foard is its second-ever and first since 2007.

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