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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Wildfires advance to state title game, fall short


July 14, 2017


Carmyn Buckman take a patient aproach at the plate during a game against Lander on June 29 at Newell Sargent Park.

WORLAND - The 14U Worland Wildfires fell just short of winning a state championship at the Wyoming Girls State Fastpitch Tournament on July 7-9 in Rock Springs.

The Wildfires fell to Laramie 8-3 in the championship game and while they did not bring the top hardware home, as a team, and program, the Wildfires made tremendous progress this season.

"The girls stepped up defensively. They cut their errors in half from eight-plus errors per game to less than four-per game. Offensively, the girls crushed the ball until the Laramie game when they came up against the best pitcher they have faced a...

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