Baseball: 2017 West Photo Recap

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The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season.

2017 0602 Riverside Baseball(Photo: Riverside celebrates with its trophy after defeating Mount Pleasant in the WPIAL Class 3A championship Tuesday at Wild Things Park in Washington. Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)

2017 0531 Blackhawk Baseball(Photo: Blackhawk's dugout celebrates a play in their WPIAL Class 4A championship game Tuesday against South Park at Wild Things Park in Washington. Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)

2017 0512 WestAllegheny Baseball(Photo: West Allegheny's Brandon Cooper tags up and heads to third base during a game Monday against Chartiers Valley. Cooper beat the throw and was safe at third. Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette)

2017 0609 Freedom Baseball(Photo: Freedom's Nick Henderson, left, and Zach Greene were key reasons why the team made its first appearance in the WPIAL championship game. Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)

2017 0602 Blackhawk Baseball(Photo: Blackhawk's Mick Dudo holds the team rock as he celebrates the Cougars' win against South Park in the WPIAL Class 4A championship Tuesday. Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)

2017 0331 Montour Baseball(Photo: Montour's Trent Vietmeier, an LSU recruit, is hoping the major leagues come calling after his senior season. John Heller/Post-Gazette)

2017 0606 EllwoodCity Baseball(Photo: Sharpsville catcher Joe Bornes tags out Ellwood City's Blaze Chambers in the fourth inning of a PIAA Class 3A playoff game at Slippery Rock University on Monday. Sharpsville beat Ellwood City, 5-2. Lake Fong/Post-Gazette)

2017 0407 Blackhawk Baseball(Photo: Blackhawk's Mark Engel was an all-section pick last year and is also a standout shortstop who has committed to Radford. Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)

2017 0425 Freedom Baseball(Photo: Freedom's Noah Henderson gets contact on the ball Monday against Neshannock. Freedom won, 5-4. Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)

2017 0531 SouthPark Baseball(Photo: South Park's Michael Kentzel slides into second as Blackhawk's Michael Turconi goes to tage him out as the teams compete in the WPIAL Class 4A championship Tuesday at Wild Things Park in Washington. Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)