Albion settles Conference Championship question with final regular season thriller

The Carmi Jr High Baseball squad came to Albion Wednesday evening intent on ending the AGS Lions’ unbeaten streak of wins at 14, in a veritable “king of the hill” battle for conference title claims. Carmi had nothing to lose as they had been eliminated in their Regional Tourney, while Albion had won their own Regional Championship. Coach Duncan faced the dilemma of using enough of his talented pitching roster to insure a victory, while preserving the hurlers’ arms for the Saturday opening of the State Tourney. The pitchers’ duel ended in the lowest scoring match of the Lions’ season, as the home team came away with a win to cinch the undeniable Conference Championship by a thrilling 3-2 victory..... See more in this weeks Navigator