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Baseball Braves fall to Orcas

The La Conner High School baseball team ripped nine hits, drew 10 walks, and received solid outings from pitchers Nathan Bailey and Haydin Dinuis when the Braves hosted Orcas Island Friday afternoon.

But it wasn’t enough to overcome crucial defensive lapses as the Vikings posted a 14-7 NW2B/1B victory.

“We had too many errant throws at critical times,” Braves coach Jeremiah LeSourd said afterward of his young club, which fell to 1-7 in conference play.

“It led to extra bases and too many earned runs,” LeSourd said.

However, the Braves stepped up their game in other areas.

“Offensively,” he not...


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