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Originally published: 2013-03-13 13:56:04
Last modified: 2013-03-13 14:12:01

Vikings baseball falls to Patriots in season opener

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Avery surrendered just three hits in its season-opening baseball game on Monday, March 4, at Freedom. Defensive errors and passed balls proved too much for the Big Red to overcome, however, in a 6-1 loss.

The Big Red tallied its lone run in the top of the first inning on a two-out infield single, but Freedom knotted the score in the bottom of the second when it scored following a leadoff walk.

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