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Historic Antigo baseball season comes to a close with 12-4 loss to G.B. PrebleSubmitted: 06/05/2018
Story By Mark Spillane

Historic Antigo baseball season comes to a close with 12-4 loss to G.B. Preble
GREEN BAY - Despite a 12-4 loss to Green Bay Preble at Bay Port High School in the sectional final, the Antigo Red Robins baseball team knows 2018 was one of its best ever, with one of its best senior classes ever.

"They're a great team. We played with them, we were ahead, we did our part, but we just couldn't close the door," said Head Coach Scott Farmer.

After jumping out to a 4-2 lead, a rough 4th inning allowed the Hornets to pull in front of the Red Robins for good.

But Farmer knows this one loss does not define his team's impressive season.


"You know, only 8 teams in the state can say they went farther than we did. Losing sucks, losing hurts, but [our players] did a great job," said Farmer.

The Red Robins finish their season with a 25-4 record, one of their best seasons in program history.

That's thanks in large part to a senior class that finishes its career with 77 wins and four conference championships.

"Just by the way they handle themselves, the way they fight through [adversity], by the way they work, their work ethic at any sport, in the classroom, that's phenomenal group of kids right there," said Farmer.

Replacing that group will not be easy, but Antigo now has e a new benchmark to aim for on the baseball diamond.


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