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Monrovia’s incredible come-from-behind victory leads to 9-6 win over Northview

Monrovia celebrates as the take the lead in the final inning against Northview during the CIF-SS Division 4 quarterfinals at Northview High School in Covina, Calif. on Friday, May 25, 2018. Monrovia defeated Northview, 9-6.  (Correspondent photo by Trevor Stamp)
Monrovia celebrates as the take the lead in the final inning against Northview during the CIF-SS Division 4 quarterfinals at Northview High School in Covina, Calif. on Friday, May 25, 2018. Monrovia defeated Northview, 9-6. (Correspondent photo by Trevor Stamp)

COVINA – Even Monrovia coach Brad Blackmore admitted things looked so bleak, he had trouble convincing himself that there was any way out of it.

Then it happened.

Monrovia scored four runs on a two-out grand slam by Logan Barnier in the sixth, and rallied for five runs in the seventh to shock Northview 9-6 in the CIF Southern Section Division 4 baseball quarterfinals on Friday.

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