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Blodgett, McRobert burst onto scene for Boomer softball

Posted: Friday, Mar 15th, 2013

Toledo freshman third baseman Olivia Blodgett had a stellar debut for the Boomers against Waldport on Monday, scoring a pair of runs while notching her first career hit and playing solid defense in the 10-0 win. (Photo by Matt Singledecker)

Olivia Blodgett and Kodi McRobert don't want be middle-of-the-road freshmen for the Toledo softball team.

They're jonesing to stand out. Make an impact. Help their upperclassmen teammates reach uncharted territory in the state playoffs. Be difference makers in the lineup and on the field defensively.

Being a freshman on the varsity level is never cut and dried. Some adapt quicker to the pace of the game, while others struggle out of the gate. It's a case-by-case basis, but taking in the Boomers' season opener against Waldport, the freshmen duo won't have much trouble getting up to speed.

For the complete article see the 03-15-2013 issue.

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