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Central’s Melissa Gellermann delivers a pitch Tuesday night in the Warriors’ 8-1 victory over Fruita Monument at Bergman Field. Gellermann pitched a complete game as Central clinched the Southwestern League title.

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Warriors top ’Cats to win 1st SWL title in four years

itch well. Play great defense. Put the ball in play. Seize on the opponent’s mistakes.
That’s been Central’s formula for success, and the Warriors did more of what they’ve done all season Tuesday night to defeat Fruita Monument 8-1 in a Southwestern League showdown at Bergman Field.
As a result, Central (15-3, 9-0 SWL) did something it hasn’t done since 2010: It won the league title, which was four years in the making for the Warriors’ six senior starters.

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