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Jackson's Christian Specht pitches against Orrville during their scrimmage game at Jackson High School on Tuesday. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Orrville's Layne Scheufler makes it safely to first base as Jackson's Tyler Langenfeld is taken off the bag with an errant throw during the fifth inning of their scrimmage game at Jackson High School Tuesday. Jackson won 6-2. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Bill Gamble (right) head coach of the Jackson High School baseball team talks to his infielders Brent Solinger (right) Cody Eder (26) Nate Rearick and Beau Wiley during the sixth inning of their scrimmage game against Orrville at Jackson High School Tuesday. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
TORONTO: When Chris Bosh and LeBron James joined together with the Miami Heat six years ago, they left behind two franchises that disintegrated into irrelevance. Without their franchise pillars, both the Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors became also-rans. They took far different paths to get here, but both teams have returned to the top of the Eastern Conference.