coach and player talk

Coach Justin Howland and McCann Tech are dancing on in the MIAA State Baseball Tournament after walking off with a win over Westfield Tech on Friday in North Adams.

NORTH ADAMS — It was a nip and tuck, slow-pitch softball score with almost every soaring emotion one could find in a tournament baseball game.

McCann Tech outlasted Westfield Tech 17-16 in eight innings, winning Friday night's MIAA State Tournament opener in walk-off fashion at Joe Wolfe Field.

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