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Mercer Island falls to Sammamish | Prep baseball

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Mercer Island's Isak Morris pitches in the first inning of the Islanders home loss to Sammamish on Wednesday, April 3.
— image credit: Megan Managan/Mercer Island Reporter

The Mercer Island baseball team dropped it's second straight KingCo game on Wednesday, April 3 to Sammamish. The final score was 6-1.

Sammamish scored early, making two runs in the top of the first inning. The score remained unchanged until the bottom of the fifth when the Islanders scored one run to make it a 2-1 game. Sammamish added two in the top of the sixth and seventh innings to take the game.

The Totems scored six runs off five hits and had one error, while the Islanders scored one run off seven hits and had six errors.

Nick Chandler was 3-4 at the plate, while Brian Higgins had an RBI. Mack Schlamp was 2-2 at the plate and Sean Casey was 1-3 with the team's only run of the match.

The Islanders will host Interlake on Friday, April 5 in a 6 p.m. game at Island Crest Park.

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