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St. Stephens baseball coach Chip Watts likened his teamâ€™s performance in this yearâ€™s Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic to being in the NCAA tournament.
â€śWe talked about March Madness and living for the occasion,â€ť Watts said. â€śBig players make big plays in big ball games.â€ť
The Tribe made big plays when they mattered the most.
Indians center fielder Kyâ€™rawn Whitfield scored from third base on a passed ball in the bottom of the seventh inning, helping second-seeded Saint (7-3) advance to the semifinals of the Classic with a 4-3 victory against No. 7 Fred T. Foard.
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