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Stunning six-run rally helps Menlo School reach finals

Original post made on May 25, 2011

==B CCS baseball==

It wasn't looking like a day that Freddy Avis wanted to remember. The Menlo School junior pitcher gave up three runs in the bottom of the first inning and saw his Menlo School baseball team trailing by five runs after three innings in a Central Coast Section Division III semifinal on Tuesday at San Jose Municipal Stadium.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 9:13 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by A Fan, a resident of Barron Park
on May 25, 2011 at 3:35 pm

'Feel like I've been reading about Avis since he was in 5th grade. He must be the greatest athlete in the history of Palo Alto.
Four paragraphs for one hit after a not so great outing.
Pretty impressive.


Posted by Actually Was There, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on May 25, 2011 at 4:16 pm

A Fan obviously wasn't there to see all the possible story lines. This was just one of them. A typical rags to riches for Avis....gets battered around, makes a mistake but still contributes in a big way. Nothing wrong with that. Phil Anderson was clutch, as was Robert Wickers and Mikey Diekroeger.....Jake Bruml.....everyone contributed. How many teams come from six back heading into the sixth to win in the postseason? Not many. Avis was worthy and it made it more interesting that way.


Posted by Mike, a resident of Atherton
on May 25, 2011 at 5:02 pm

Is no one going to point out that Carmel blew it? That article mentions three crucial errors, and there may have been more. Menlo is a good team, don't get me wrong, but Carmel lost the game more than Menlo won it. Every team needs a few of those though


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