Rockets dodge Knights

Pilot Rock's Travis Copeland throws from the mound Monday in the Rockets' 8-7 win over Gilliam-Wheeler in Pilot Rock.<br><I>Staff photo by E.J. Harris

PILOT ROCK - Throughout the 2009 season, the Pilot Rock baseball team has learned nothing is going to come easy.

The Rockets have made their living in close games this year and Tuesday's playoff game against Gilliam-Wheeler was yet another test as they withstood a four-run rally in the seventh inning and won 8-7 to stave off elimination.

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