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Let’s Make a Steal

Ninth-inning squeeze lifts Alcoa Middle to Blount County title

By Stefan Cooper
Editor
Blount Press Row

Alcoa Middle's Dustin Clabough slides home with the championship run under the tag of Heritage's Prater French. Photos by Jolanda Jansma

Griffin Livesay wasn’t sure he’d gotten the sign right, so the Alcoa Middle sixth-grader took another look.

With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the ninth, Tornado coach Keith Stephens was calling for the squeeze.

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