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The Pin Oak Middle School baseball team
The Pin Oak Middle School baseball team (pictured) defended its city-wide championship title with an 11-2 win over Lanier Middle School. The Chargers finished the season 13-1. Solid pitching performances by Zach Nguyen and Wilson Woodcox, along with an outstanding 12 hits in 4 innings by Noah Beinart, Zach Nguyen, Parker Smith, Austin Courtney, Reece Tiras, Ben Finley and Kat Kelley, led the Chargers to victory. The champs are (top row, from left): coach Astaire Carter, Ben Finley, Caden Biedermann, Zach Nyugen, Josh Blum, Parker Smith, Katherine Kelley and coach Nelson Fujiwara; (bottom row, from left): Austin Courtney, Wilson Woodcox, Tres Organ, Dylan Taylor, Reece Tiras, Drew Michael, Samuel Sheffield, Drew Cohen and Noah Beinart; not pictured: Jacob Dixon.
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