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Medical Lake splits with West Kootenay team

Lose opener 8-5 but get quality pitching in 7-2 win in nightcap


Paul Delaney

An unidentified Medical Lake player beats a throw that skipped away from the West Kootenay first baseman last Sunday.

The rest was welcome and the result pretty pleasing, too.

That’s how Medical Lake AA American Legion baseball coach Kerry Kelly summed up last Sunday’s split with Federal League leading West Kootenay.

Medical Lake fell 8-5 in the opener to the Diamondbacks from Trail, British Columbia, but got a “gem” of a pitching performance from Deven Wesebaum and won game two 7-2. The win ended a four-game losing streak for ML and handed WK its first league loss.

“I think it was good for the boys, they needed a little reprieve,” Kelly said of his team’s only two games of the week. Original...

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