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Howell wins state for second time in three years

10:50 AM, Jun 3, 2013   |    comments
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O'Fallon, MO (KSDK Sports)- The Francis Howell Vikings wrapped p their second state title in three years with a 7-3 victory over CBC on Satrday in the Class 5 championship game.

Nic Perkins gave Howell a big lead early when he took Robert Plohr deep for a three run homer to give Howell a four run lead in the first inning.

Justin Paulsen cut into that lead with a three run shot to right of his own to cut Howell's lead to 4-3.

Howell stretched it to a 5-3 game and then Elijah Dilday delivered the dagger with a two run homer to right in the 6th to drive the lead to 7-3.

Howell finished the season with a 33-5 record and avenged a 6-3 loss to CBC back March.

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