It’s very likely that in the years to come Chris Varone will tell anyone who’ll listen about that time in his high school when his Victor baseball team played at Frontier Field and he smashed a home run to centerfield measured at 420 feet.
That happened in Thursday’s semifinals.
Varone was back at it again on Saturday at Frontier when the Blue Devils faced defending champion McQuaid for the Section V Class AA championship. While drawing a walk with the bases loaded to force in the winning run isn’t the stuff of legend, that’s exactly how Victor KO’d the Knghts. Varone’s two-out walk allowed pinch-runner T.J. Long to trot home and gave the top seeds a heart-pounding 3-2 victory over No. 2 McQuaid.
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— Jack Haley (@jackhaley42) May 26, 2018
— Democrat & Chronicle (@DandC) May 26, 2018