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Dennis Pleuss
Evergreen senior Mike Kapner, left, waits on a throw as a Wheat Ridge runner slides into second base during the Class 4A Jeffco League game on Saturday.
Cougar baseball falls short against Wheat Ridge Farmers

By Dennis Pleuss
Jeffco Public Schools

WHEAT RIDGE — Keeping within reach of the 4A Jeffco League baseball leaders was the task for Evergreen and Wheat Ridge on Saturday.

While the conference schedule is only about a third of the way done, the Cougars and Farmers can’t afford to fall too far behind league-leading and defending 4A state champion Valor Christian (9-3, 3-0 in league).