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Baseball team opens season with win


March 21, 2017

Photo by Sean C. Morgan DEVIN STAFFORD dives back to first as Cascade’s pitcher tries to pick him off.

With enough break in the rain Monday evening, the Huskies finally opened their baseball season with a 5-2 win at home against Cascade.

“They’re a tough team,” said Coach John Best. “Usually they’re competing for a league championship. This was a good test for us. I thought the kids played very well. They played hard. Very good defense considering the (wet) conditions.”

Sweet Home struggled at bat early on, Best said. The coaches challenged them to be more aggressive on pitches in the strike zone, and they did, turning in solid at bats.

The Huskies scored the first run of the...

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