Sunday, June 6, 2010

Baseball brawl eliminates both Homer, Concord from district title game

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Coaches, players and an umpire attempt to break up a fight between Homer's Mitch Pease and Concord's Mike Kaplinski, center, as more players run from the bench to join their teammates. The fight resulted in both teams forfeiting the Division 4 district championship game.

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An umpire attempts to separate Homer's Mitch Pease, left, whose arms are wrapped around the head of Concord's Mike Kaplinski at the beginning of a fight at third base. Both benches nearly cleared out to join their teammates, resulting in both teams forfeiting the Division 4 district championship game.

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Homer third baseman James Salow barrels over Concord catcher David Rett who successfully caught the ball at home plate to tag Salow out on the play. Concord led 1-0 in the top of the third inning before the game was postponed because of a fight. Both teams were disqualified from competition, each forfeiting the championship title game.

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After a successful out at second, Homer's Brooks Bowser throws the ball to first base to attempt a double play.

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Concord Coach John Ropp leans against the dugout gate to inform his players that the team would forfeit the Division 4 district title game alongside their opponents for their actions during a fight in the top of the third inning on Saturday afternoon at Concord High School.

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Concord Coach John Ropp stands somberly at the first baseline after informing his players that his team would forfeit the Division 4 district title game alongside their opponents for their actions during a fight in the top of the third inning on Saturday afternoon at Concord High School.

1 comment:

Joshua Kodis said...

HA! And who says baseball is boring?