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Lake Washington beats Mercer Island | Prep baseball

The Lake Washington baseball team earned a KingCo win over Mercer Island on Monday, April 1. The final score was 10-4.

The Kangs were up early on with three runs in the bottom of the first and another three in the bottom of the second and another run in the third for a 7-0 lead.

Mercer Island rounded the bases in the fourth inning, making it a 7-1 game. The team went on to score twice in the fifth inning, but another three runs by Lake Washington gave the Kangs a 10-3 lead. Mercer Island scored another run in the seventh inning to end the game.

The Islanders had four runs on six hits and five errors in the match, while the Kangs posted 10 runs from 16 hits and one error.

Mercer Island’s Brian Higgins was 1-3 at the plate with two RBI and a double.

The Islanders will host Sammamish on Wednesday, April 3 in a 6 p.m. game at Island Crest Park.

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