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Medical Lake softball splits opening week's games

Hammer Pullman on road, get slammed by Cheney at home


March 22, 2018

Paul Delaney

Hannah Petek is greeted by her teammates after her home run Monday vs. Cheney. Her shot briefly tied the game but the Lady Blackhawks went on to a 12-3 win

Medical Lake was on both the giving and receiving end of offensive explosions in a pair of nonleague softball games to open their 2018 season.

The Cardinals opened the season with a 20-3 win in soggy Pullman over the Greyhounds March 17 before getting hammered by rival Cheney March 19 at Reinking Field.

"What a miserable day, it rained the whole day," Medical Lake head coach Tim Blakely said.

Having spent over two hours on the bus getting to Pullman, Blakely said he and the Greyhounds' coach said they would play as long as they could in hardly ideal conditions.

The turning point came in the...

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