MVP Max Wotell said "it feels better than I thought it would," after leading Marvin Ridge to the 3A state title. The Mavs rallied from a 2-0 deficit by scoring three runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth in a 6-3 win over C.B. Aycock.
Max Wotell threw a two-hit shutout in his final game on the mound for Marvin Ridge High, leading the Mavs to a 2-0 win over Aycock in Game 1 of the 3A state championship series. Alex Leshock scored the winning run and Hunter Colonna added the insurance run for the 28-5 Mavericks.
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After knocking on the door with a trip to the state semifinal round in 2013, Marvin Ridge's powerhouse baseball program has reached new heights. The Mavericks are playing C.B. Aycock for the 3A state championship June 5-6 in a best-of-3 series at N.C. State's Doak Field in Raleigh. Senior lefty Max Wotell carries a 13-0 record into the series opener (5 p.m. on June 5).
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