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Thompson thriving in Har-Ber’s title run

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Photographs by J.T. Wampler

Blake Thompson eyes third base Saturday during the 7A State baseball semifinal game against Fayetteville. Har-Ber is playing for its first state championship today.

SPRINGDALE — When Springdale Har-Ber’s Blake Thompson takes the field at Baum Stadium today, it won’t be the senior outfielder’s first time.

At A Glance

Blake Thompson

SCHOOL Springdale Har-Ber CLASS Senior

HEIGHT 5-11

WEIGHT 170

POSITION Outfielder NOTABLE After primarily serving as a role player as a junior, Thompson has been a catalyst for Har-Ber’s state finals run this year. … He is hitting .480 in Har-Ber’s last 15 games, and has at least one hit in all but one game in that span. … He is tied for the team lead in hit-by-pitches. Har-Ber is 18-3 this season when Thompson scores.

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