Emporia State baseball hosting Washburn in MIAA tournament

Emporia States baseball team hosts Washburn in the MIAA first round best of 3 series beginning Thursday.

Emporia State is the number 2 seed in the tournament. They were 3-3 against Washburn. Washburn did win 3 of the 4 MIAA regular season games. Coach Bob Fornelli says this will not be an easy series to win.

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The Hornets go into the series having won 15 of their last 16 games. Junior Levi Parker says they can hold nothing back.

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The pitching match up Thursdays game has Emporia State junior Shawn Talkington, who is 6-2 with a 3.06 era, going up against Brett Ash who is 5-2 with an MIAA best 1.66 era. First pitch is set for 6p at the Trusler Sports Complex. The game will be broadcast on MIX 104.9.

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