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Bridgewater-Raynham, Hingham, Middleborough savor state baseball titles

Middleborough celebrated a walkoff win in Division 3.
Middleborough (top) celebrated a walkoff win in Division 3.Credit: Barry Chin/Globe Staff

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LOWELL — When the Bridgewater-Raynham baseball team shut out Nashoba Regional, 4-0, last Saturday afternoon, two of the program’s most talented recent graduates, Mike Connolly and Eddie Campbell, also relished in the team’s state championship glory.

“I’m so happy for them,” said Connolly, whose brother, Jack, a sophomore righthander, was an integral member of the team’s pitching staff.

Connolly went to all of the team’s postseason games after wrapping up his junior season at the University of Maine, and the Division 1 final was no different.

Campbell, however, selected in the 15th round of Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft, signed with the Seattle Mariners two days before the championship game, so he was not in attendance at LeLacheur Park.

Instead, he bugged Connolly for near-constant text updates.

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