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Conifer junior Jake Barrett avoids being tagged out at second base by Evergreen junior Brady Bokelman during the varsity baseball game at Conifer High School on April 15. The Cougars defeated host Conifer 14-2.
Cougars overcome Lobos’ jinx

By Craig Harper
For the Courier

The short return home has not always been a pleasant ride for Evergreen baseball teams. Just last year, the Cougars had a chance to clinch a tie for the 4A Jeffco League title but suffered a 14-13 walk-off loss in the regular-season finale and settled for second place.