Lake Braddock senior Nick Balenger, a pitcher on the Bruins’ 2012 state championship team, suffered a spinal injury following a freak accident while on vacation with his family in Hawaii in July. He’s currently undergoing acute rehabilitation at MedStar National Rehabilitation Network in Northwest Washington.
Nick Balenger was the No. 3 pitcher for the Lake Braddock baseball team last spring. The Bruins won the Virginia AAA title, and Balenger was expected to be their top pitcher this spring. Courtesy of Steve Balenger/COURTESY OF STEVE BALENGER Buy Photo