West Mecklenburg junior pitcher, and shortstop, Tyler Barnes, sits in the dugout with teammate prior to playing South Mecklenburg at West Mecklenburg on Thursday April 6, 2017.
West Mecklenburg junior pitcher, and shortstop, Tyler Barnes, sits in the dugout with teammate prior to playing South Mecklenburg at West Mecklenburg on Thursday April 6, 2017. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
West Mecklenburg junior pitcher, and shortstop, Tyler Barnes, sits in the dugout with teammate prior to playing South Mecklenburg at West Mecklenburg on Thursday April 6, 2017. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

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