PREVIEW: Portage Northern Hosts Portage Central

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Listen live Tuesday on the Slocum Sports Network
as the Portage Northern Huskies and Portage Central Mustangs renew the crosstown rivalry in high school baseball.   It’s their first baseball meeting of 2017, with a possible district tournament rematch looming at the start of June.   Portage Central hosted and won both regular season games last season (5-4, 8-6), but the Huskies claimed the district meeting 2-1, en route to an eventual Division 1 quarterfinal appearance.

Portage Northern boasts the top record within District 9 currently at 18-9.   Over the weekend in the Huskie invite, they defeated Kenowa Hills 10-7, but lost to D2 #6 Edwardsburg 13-4.   For the Mustangs, they dropped to 11-12 after falling in a Saturday doubleheader at D1 #3 Birmingham Groves (5-4, 10-6).

Listen live to Tuesday’s games on the Slocum Sports Network with game one of the doubleheader scheduled for 4 p.m. ET.

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