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Outside the line?
Fair foul ball helps derail 17ers in title game loss
PARKER GOGAN WORKED into the fifth inning and did not allow an earned run in Post 17s 9-8 loss to Florence in the American Legion State Tournament championship game on Wednesday at Riley Park in Sumter. - photo by Tom Didato/C-I photo
SUMTER --- It may have well been the most dissected and discussed plume of white smoke this side of the Vatican. With his team trailing, 9-6, with runners on first and second with no outs in the bottom of the seventh inning in Wednesday’s American Legion State Tournament championship round game, Kershaw County’s Bradwin Salmond’s soft opposite field liner hit the left field line. In fact, when the ball landed, chalk flew into the air.