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Canyon infielder Sam Ortiz makes a throw to first base during Thursday’s win over McCollum. The Cougars capped a series sweep on Friday with a 9-2 victory.

SAN ANTONIO — The Cougars broke out the brooms during Game 2 on Friday night to secure a sweep in their Class 5A area playoff series against San Antonio McCollum.

Canyon (26-7), which cruised to an 11-0 win in five innings in Thursday’s opener, took an early lead Friday at Northside ISD’s Inselman Field. Head coach Nick Kozole’s team led 1-0 before tacking on five runs in the bottom of the fourth to seize command.

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