GAME STORY: Lubbock Cooper rallies to take pair from Abilene High, eliminate Eagles

MIDLAND — Abilene High’s bid for its first trip to the state tournament since winning the Class 4A championship in 1956-57 came to an end Saturday afternoon at Christensen Stadium.

After getting a brilliant start from Brady Bennett in Friday’s 1-0 nine-inning thriller to open their Region I-5A quarterfinal series, the Eagles saw Lubbock Cooper take an 11-0 Game 2 win before claiming the winner-take-all finale 8-0.

Abilene High had just one hit in Game 2 before being held to four hits in the series finale.

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