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Vikings go two and one in season opener


Orin Pierson

Kris Thorsteinson charges toward home plate, scoring the first run of the game against Wrangell on Saturday.

Vikings baseball hosted a season opening series against Thunder Mountain, Craig and Wrangell over the weekend.

Taylor Pullar started on the mound in Thursday’s opener against Juneau’s Thunder Mountain High School.

“It was a good game. Taylor battled hard, and pitched over a hundred pitches,” said Vikings Head Coach Jim Engell.

Despite a home run from Pullar in the first inning, the Vikings dropped down 2-1 and spent the whole game battling from behind.

The Thunder Mountain Falcons capitalized on defensive errors made by the Vikings and grew their lead.

In the 4th inning the Vik...

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