Warriors beat Falcons, advance to take on the best team in the state

Sports Commentator Patrick Blake is host of Blake’s Take, airing weekdays from 5-6 p.m. on KZNU Sports Radio Southern Utah Sports Network – 93.1 FM 1450 AM – with live stream online at http://www.KZNUsports.com.

ST. GEORGE – The Snow Canyon Warriors beat their Region 9 foe, the Canyon View Falcons, yesterday 6-4 to advance to the state semifinals in baseball.

The Warriors advance to take on the No. 1 team in the state in all classifications, Spanish Fork. Spanish Fork beat Carbon 8-4 yesterday to advance to the semifinals.

The Warriors and Spanish Fork are set to throw out the first pitch at 4:30 p.m. today at Kearns High School.

Spanish Fork is the defending 4A state champion but moved down to 3A this year, like the four St. George schools did.

The winner of the Warriors vs. Spanish Fork game advances to the state championship game at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. The winner would have to get beat twice on Saturday to get eliminated.

The loser of the game drops down to the consolation bracket.

In the consolation bracket, Grantsville beat Park City and then lost to Juan Diego – who beat Wasatch earlier in the morning. Juan Diego advances to take on the Falcons today at 11:30 a.m.

Delta beat Stansbury and the Payson, advancing to take on Carbon at 1:30 p.m. today.

The winners of the Falcons vs. Juan Diego and Carbon vs. Delta games will meet at 7 p.m. today to advance to the semifinals against the loser of the Warriors vs. Spanish Fork. All games are at Kearns High School.

For more STATE TOURNAMENT talk, tune into Blake’s Take weekdays from 5-6 p.m. on KZNU Sports Radio – 93.1 FM 1450 AM – or online streaming live on KZNU Sports website: www.kznusports.com.

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