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Walk-off keeps Elgin from clinching

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It came down to the final play, but the Elgin Wildcats were on the wrong end of a 10-9 defeat to Cedar Creek last Tuesday. Cedar Creek trailed 9-7 in the bottom of the eighth inning when Clay Vinklarek doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring three runs. Elgin (14-15, 6-6 District 18-5A) lost despite out-hitting Cedar Creek ten to nine. The Wildcats took a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the second. They scored three runs on errors in the first inning, and another on a single by Keaton Grady in the second. Cedar Creek pushed across five runs in ...

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