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Sandpoint lacrosse club hits the turf for opener

by DYLAN GREENE
Sports Editor | March 21, 2021 1:00 AM

The Sandpoint lacrosse varsity boys team played its first game on the new artificial surface at War Memorial Field on Saturday.

The club team took on Coeur d'Alene in its season opener and fell 20-4. Kostas Bauck, Joseph Aexel, Blayne Kanning and Forrest Ambridge all scored goals for the Bulldogs, who host Moscow at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Blayne Kanning looks to head toward the net on Saturday.

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Cameron Barrett defends on Saturday.

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Forrest Ambridge (left) tries to prevent a Coeur d'Alene player from advancing the ball up the field on Saturday.

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Gabe Linck (left) fights with a Coeur d'Alene defender for position on Saturday.

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Jake Aitken secures a loose ball on Saturday.

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Owen Wimmer checks a Coeur d'Alene player on Saturday.

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Sawyer Treadaway fights for a loose ball with a Coeur d'Alene player following a faceoff on Saturday.

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Jake Aitken scoops up a loose ball on Saturday.

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Joseph Aexel celebrates after scoring a goal on Saturday.

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Khyrin Riddle brings the ball up through the midfield on Saturday.

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Owen Wimmer prepares to pass to an open teammate on Saturday.

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Goaltender Ryan Doko tries to make a save on a Coeur d'Alene shot on Saturday.

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Sawyer Treadaway fights for a loose ball on Saturday.

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Jake Aitken shoots over a pair of Coeur d'Alene defenders on Saturday.

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Owen Wimmer attempts a shot just outside the crease on Saturday.