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Mason County Central Tops Gladstone, Advances to State Semis

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TRAVERSE CITY – Behind a five-run second inning, the Mason County Central baseball program secured an 8-2 win over Gladstone in a Division 3 quarterfinal at Traverse City St. Francis on Tuesday.

With its 13th consecutive win, Mason County Central now advances to Friday’s state semifinal at East Lansing.

A two-run double from Blake Bladzik gave the Spartans (28-8) a 2-0 lead after the opening inning before the Braves responded with two runs in the top of the second.

First pitch in Friday’s semifinal is slated for 5 p.m.