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Athlete of the Week

Justin Baker

Hough High baseball

 

Baker, a senior, pitched a four-hitter and struck out eight as the Huskies beat North Mecklenburg 7-2 in the MECKA 4A conference tournament final. He also had three hits as Hough’s leadoff hitter. To nominate an athlete of the week, email sports@huntersvilleherald.com.

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Locker Room Chat

Get to know Justin ...

 

You have any baseball-related superstitions?

“I have to have a sub sandwich before every home game. It’s usually Subway.”

 

Two famous people you’d invite to dinner?

“Ty Cobb because he’s my favorite baseball player, and (comedian) Kevin Hart, because he’s a funny guy.”

 

Favorite late-night snack?

“Tuna pasta. You can add just about anything to it and it comes out good.”

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Games to Watch

High school baseball

• May 17, second round of state playoffs

 

High school softball

• May 17, second round of state playoffs

 

High school soccer

• May 17, second round of state playoffs

 

High school track

• May 16, N.C. 3A championship meet, at N.C. A&T

• May 17, N.C. 4A championship meet, at N.C. A&T

 

High school lacrosse

• May 16, fourth round of state playoffs