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Encinitas native Austin Kay wins baseball championship with Cal Lutheran

Encinitas native Austin Kay wins baseball championship with Cal Lutheran

Canyon Crest Academy alumnus Austin Kay recently capped his baseball career with a satisfying walk-off championship title. The Encinitas-native helped the Cal Lutheran University Kingsmen baseball team win its first ever NCAA Division III National Championship on May 30. The title is only the second DIII national title in school history.

“If you would have asked me in February, that these guys and this team would be sitting here, I would have looked at you and said you’re nuts,” said head coach Marty Slimak in a release. “We had so many question marks we didn’t know we could get close to something like this, but as the season progressed these guys started coming together and it...

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