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Sophomore with muscular dystrophy a big part of baseball rebuild for Arizona high school

When Ryan Dyer last year was asked to take on the task of trying to rebuild a dying Scottsdale Coronado baseball program, the former state champion coach accepted on one condition:
That then-freshman Justin Huttelston would be his assistant.
Huttelston and Dyer quickly bonded last year when Dyer had Huttelston in his adaptive physical education class. Dyer looked past the fact that Huttelston was bound to an electric wheelchair and had trouble speaking because of muscular dystrophy.
“He is the biggest fan you ever met,” Dyer said. “He loves baseball