College Station advances in Class 5A playoffs

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BRYAN, Texas -- The College Station baseball team beat Kingwood Park 2-1 in eight innings Saturday at Travis Park in game three of a Class 5A bi-district playoff series. The Cougars advance to the area round of the playoffs with a 2-1 series victory.

College Station trailed 1-0 going into the bottom of the seventh inning but tied the game on a Ben Holbert RBI double. The game would go to extra innings.

In the eighth inning the Cougars loaded the bases. Bryson Lucas drove a ball to the fence in right field that allowed Braden Fowler to score from third base with the winning run.

College Station will face No. 1 Georgetown in the area round of the playoffs.