BY GRANT CLARK
Spenser Dorsey charged home.
Sumner catcher Bryan Adkins played the pass ball perfectly off the backstop, securing it in his glove and diving to home plate.
Dorsey, the North Thurston senior, adjusted his head-first slide, twisting slightly in an attempt to avoid Adkins’ tag.
A cloud of dust materialized. It was close. Dorsey, with his right hand still on home plate, and Adkins, with his glove resting atop Dorsey’s arm, both turned to the umpire.
Adkins leaped to his feet as the Spartans began their celebration, a 5-4 victory over the Rams in the Class 2A state quarterfinals Saturday at W.F. West High School.
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