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Helper suffers tough road loss to Judge

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Eight run loss to Judge leaves Helper looking for momentum heading into playoffs

With the state playoffs right around corner, defending their state championship will be no easy task for the Helper American Legion Baseball team.

But after a 14-6 loss on the road to Judge on Friday afternoon, the team is left with little time to get things in order before the state tournament in Logan later this week.

Helper Head Coach Jeff Cisneros called the loss a "wake-up call" and said the team must play better if they want to do well at the state tournament.

"I don't ever like losing games but I think this was a wake-up call to the guys that if we don't show up and play with effort that we will not go very far in the state tournament," said Cisneros in an email about the Judge loss.

Cisneros said the game didn't mean anything in the standings with Helper already qualified for the tournament. However the pitching struggled as starter Jarod Lessar issued 11 walks in three innings after not pitching in over two weeks. Dillon Wilstead and Mitch Olson also pitched for Helper in the game.

Helper led 6-2 after two innings thanks to a Cole Fossat bases loaded triple, but Cisneros said it was all down hill from there.

Helper is currently in third place in the Salt Lake Valley League standings at 10-4 behind first place Cyprus (13-1) and second place Herriman (12-2).

The team will finish up play with a doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday night at home against Uintah before heading to the state tournament on Saturday in Logan.

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