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Mercer Islander part of national title team | Sports brief

Max Samson, a member of the Stods Raptors select baseball team, recently played in the Triple Crown World Series in Park City, Utah at the end of July. The team won the national title in the 10U D2 division - Contributed photo
Max Samson, a member of the Stods Raptors select baseball team, recently played in the Triple Crown World Series in Park City, Utah at the end of July. The team won the national title in the 10U D2 division
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Mercer Island resident Max Samson and his baseball team are now national champions.

The Stods Raptors, the team Samson is on, recently won the Triple Crown World Series, held in Utah.

The event, played at the end of July, features top select teams from around the country. The Raptors are a select team of players from across Puget Sound.

The team had a 6-2 record during the tournament. The Raptors earned a spot in the 10U D2 championship game, where the team beat Salt Lake City Blast, 11-6, for the title.

 

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