JASPER – The Tigers were destined for defeat, until a blessing from the baseball gods changed their fate.
Tiebreakers are confusing, but the tiebreaker in District 3-7A takes it to a whole other level.
On their home field, clinging to a comfortable three-run lead early, the Tigers were poised to knock off the red-hot Middleburg Broncos.
With the score tied, a runner on third base, Cole Frier stepped into the batter's box.
The senior outfielder waited for just the right pitch – capitalizing on a hanging curveball.
The Tigers needed this one, desperately.