Spearville rallies to knock off Crest, 4-2

An electric, young baseball program, filled with electric young players, announced its arrival this year when Crest High’s Lancers steamrolled their way through the regular season.

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May 28, 2021 - 4:02 PM

Crest High catcher Avery Blaufuss, left, awaits a throw while Spearville’s Easton Shenk crosses home plate for the first run Thursday in the teams’ Class 2-1A State Baseball Tournament. Spearville rallied to win, 4-2, ending Crest’s season at 22-2. REGISTER/RICHARD LUKEN

GREAT BEND — An electric, young baseball program, filled with electric young players, announced its arrival this year when Crest High’s Lancers steamrolled their way through the regular season.

But their ultimate dream — challenging for a state title — will have to wait a year.

Crest’s season came to a heartbreaking end Thursday in the Class 2-1A State Quarterfinals when Spearville pushed across a pair of sixth-inning runs to prevail, 4-2.

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