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One inning unravels otherwise solid opening day for Peetz


Stephen McKay

Peetz catcher Logan Vach tries to reach Trey Nestor on a close play at home. Merino won the opener by the score of 12-3.

As mostly clear skies and a warm sun greeted the first day of spring it was the perfect setting for the Peetz Bulldogs and Merino Rams to welcome the season with the schedule's first baseball game.

Unfortunately for the visiting 'Dogs the fifth inning got away from the young squad. The Rams went on to win a 12-3 non-league contest on Thursday.

Before the game unravelled in the fifth, Peetz pitcher Bradey Holtz was sailing along with a 3-2 lead. He threw mostly fastballs, mixing in a diet of knuckle balls to keep the Rams off balance.

"I was feeling good once we got past the first inning or...

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