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ML's Kasey Kelly living the all-star life in two sports

Recent Medical Lake grad busy playing showcase baseball, football games before college career


Paul Delaney

Medical Lake two-sport athlete Kasey Kelly has earned numerous honors and awards in an injury-shortened career with the Cardinals. His most prestigious, however, might be being named to play in a pair of state all-star games in baseball, played last weekend, and football, June 22 in Yakima.

Normally a serious knee injury can mean the beginning of the end of an athlete’s sports career.

Certainly not the slippery slope it appears Medical Lake’s Kasey Kelly has avoided.

For a guy who had two torn ACLs in his high school sports career, Kelly’s living some kind of dream as a member of two state all-star teams.

The 19-year-old, who graduated last Saturday as part of ML’s Class of 2013, raced to Yakima in time to play in the championship game of the State All-Star Series in baseball. There he played for Team Rainier, half the game at shortstop and finished as catcher in a 7-2...

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