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The Astros lost the two games against the Cubs and failed to make the playoffs, finishing three and a half games behind the Milwaukee Brewers.
The interruption was caused by Tuskegee's desire to be eligible for the NCAA Division II playoffs, knocking the late November date off the Golden Tigers' schedule.
College football’s four-team playoff has altered some of the drama of the regular season.
That's bad news for the Yankees, who are still chasing a playoff spot.
CIF divisions for the playoffs are now determined on a varsity team's three-year history in the Win-Loss category.
Burbank advanced two rounds in the CIF Southern Section Division II playoffs, defeating Ayala in its opener and losing to Riverside Poly in the second round, 10-8.
Rayner guided the JV to an 8-1 season and then threw for nearly 300 yards in the varsity playoff game.
Dreher hopes through that darkness awaits a long playoff run.
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