Washington Evening Journal
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Inclement weather took out good number of area baseball games on Tuesday night, but a few area squads were able to play.
Cardinal and New London both piled up the runs en route to blowout victories. Mid-Prairie dropped a tough one against Iowa City Regina.
Cardinal 11 West Burlington 4
Landon Becker blasted two home runs and finished with four RBIs to lead the Comets to a Southeast Iowa Super Conference South Division win.
Blaine Bryant and Kaleb Figueroa each had two hits and two RBIs for the Comets. Bryant had a nice night on the pitcher’s mound, giving up four runs (one earned) over 5.1 innings, while striking out four batters.
No. 3 (1A) New London 12, Don Bosco 2
The Tigers made yet another statement in a nonconference clash in Norway. New London run-ruled the Dons in six innings.
Ryan Richey went 2-for-3 with a double and five RBIs. Dereck Santiago was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs scored. Tucker Gibbar went 4-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored, and Kooper Schulte scored three times.
Santiago shut down the Dons, striking out 10 batters over 5.2 innings. Schulte came in for the last out.
New London is now 18-0.
Iowa City Regina 8, No. 8 (2A) Mid-Prairie 4
The Golden Hawks couldn’t hold off the Regals in a River Valley South home game.
The two teams were tied 1-1 after the first frame, but Regina scored two runs in the third and three in the fourth and the Golden Hawks never saw the lead.