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By David Pan
Sports editor 

Large turnout, solid talent give Mariner big boost

Marauders bring back junior varsity team, head into the upcoming season optimistic

 

Last updated 3/11/2020 at 10:45am

David R Pan

Mariner's Mackenzie Graham works on her bunting skills during practice at Mariner High School.

It's no secret that the Mariner softball team has struggled in recent years.

Last year, the Marauders weren't able to field a junior varsity squad because of low numbers and the team won only one of 20 games. Mariner compiled 4-16 and 2-18 records in its two previous seasons.

But the numbers are changing and for the better.

Thirty-six players are out for softball this season, more than enough for the Marauders to bring back the junior varsity team.

Just as important, the talent level among the varsity players is as high as Nathan Beachy has seen in his three years as head coach. Whether tha...



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