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Budd Bay is in the midst of a revival, as the right combination of players – some out of retirement – is rebuilding a culture of commitment and inclusivity. Emerald City still lead the DII Pacific Northwest (league results/standings) and beat the Bandits soundly in the teams’ season-opener in early September. Since then, the Washington team has gone on an undefeated tear, including a 17-12 win over Bend last weekend.
Player-coach and scrumhalf Machal Salazar talks about the team’s turn-around, Saturday’s victory and adjusted goals for this season. Subscribers, read the full article.
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