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FUTURES BASEBALL - The Bruins never trail during a 4-2 win over division-champ Gresham in the first round

OUTLOOK PHOTO: DAVID BALL - Barlows Preston Horvath comes across the plate after a sacrifice fly by teammate Connor Blaire-Brown to build a 4-1 lead in the fourth inning.



OIBA FUTURES BASEBALL
First round playoff

Team Score
Barlow
4
Gresham
2


WILSONVILLE — Barlow pulled off an extra-sweet victory to open the Futures summer baseball tournament Thursday afternoon — not only upsetting a division champ, but pulling off the 4-2 surprise at the expense of cross-town rival Gresham.

"I know most of the guys on that team, so it feels good to come out here and give them a run for their money," said Bruins' starting pitcher Ben Zimmerman.

The Bruins built a 4-1 lead midway through the game and put on some stellar defense to keep Gresham at bay down the stretch.

Preston Horvath came up with a diving catch in the dirt that stranded the tying run on base in the fifth, and shortstop Carter Serafini gloved a tricky roller to kill another rally in the sixth.

Barlow returned to the field Friday and lost a 12-2 decision to Tigard in the quarterfinals.


View photos from the tournament game at daveball.exposuremanager.com.


Find expanded coverage ahead in our Tuesday, July 25, print edition.

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