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May 19, 2014

Diamond dandies: 3 Limestone teams slide in among state’s best

— Three Limestone County ball clubs spent last week vying for state championships in Montgomery, with two schools returning home with new hardware.

Trojans bring back Red Map

The Athens Bible baseball team captured the state runner-up trophy Friday during the Class 1A finals against No. 1 St. Luke’s at Riverwalk Stadium.

The No. 4 Trojans finished the season 28-10.

Tigers claw their way to first baseball Red Map

The Ardmore baseball team capped a record-setting season Friday night, earning a state runner-up trophy in its first trip to the Class 4A finals against No. 1 Charles Henderson.

The No. 5 Tigers finished the season 27-11.

Golden Eagles soar

The Athens softball team advanced to the eight-team Class 5A state tournament at Lagoon Park, finishing the season at 40-19 after falling to Briarwood Christian and Rehobeth on Thursday.

— Kim West

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