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Colts and Huskies set for series

First game in regional final will be Monday

PHILIPPI — After clinching its first sectional title in seven years, Philip Barbour will now face Herbert Hoover in a best-of-three series for the Class AA, Region II title.

Game one is set for Monday in Philippi, while game 2 will be at Herbert Hoover on Tuesday.

A third game will return to Philippi on Wednesday, if necessary.

All games will start at 6 p.m.

The Colts (19-9) outlasted Lincoln, 9-7, on Tuesday night to win the section 1 crown.

The Huskies (18-11) advanced by defeating Braxton County, 4-3, on Monday to capture the section 2 title.

Herbert Hoover, which went undefeated in sectional action, scored four runs over the fourth and fifth innings to eliminate the Eagles.

The winner of the Region II championship series moves on to play in the state tournament, which will be held June 24-26 at Charleston’s Appalachian Power Park.

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