Lake Stevens senior Payne Patchett records play-by-play audio during a Vikings baseball game last month. The talented 18-year-old broadcaster recently landed a minor-league baseball radio job as the play-by-play voice of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lake Stevens senior Payne Patchett records play-by-play audio during a Vikings baseball game last month. The talented 18-year-old broadcaster recently landed a minor-league baseball radio job as the play-by-play voice of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Living a dream: Lake Stevens senior to broadcast pro baseball

At just 18 years old, Payne Patchett will be the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes’ play-by-play radio voice.

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