Washington Evening Journal
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RIVERSIDE — Trevor McFarland crafted a no-hitter for a four-inning 22-0 baseball win over Columbus Tuesday in a Southeast Iowa Super Conference North Division game.
McFarland recorded a strikeout for 10 of the 12 outs in the game. He walked two.
The batter’s box was busy for the Huskies with Logan Bonebrake leading the charge with a three-run home run.
Columbus (0-5) pitchers issued 17 walks to help Highland get its seventh win in the North against a loss. The Huskies are 7-2 overall.
Mt. Pleasant wins No. 2
OSKALOOSA — Mt. Pleasant won its second game in eight outings with a nonconference 11-4 rout over Oskaloosa.
The Panthers waited until late to assert themselves. Trailing 3-1 after five innings, there were nine runs scored in the Panthers’ half of the sixth. Each team added a run in the seventh.
Panther Chase Williamson gave up three earned runs on five hits and two walks in 4 ⅓ innings, but Carter Amos got the win with an inning on the mound, walking three with one strikeout. Jacob Ensminger went 1⅔ innings with an earned run on a hit and two walks with three Ks.
Zerek Venghaus had a double and three runs batted in for Mt. Pleasant. Will Edeker also had three RBIs with a single. Amos, Colten Hutson and Payton Hagans each had a hit and batted in a run.
The Panthers move their record to 2-6. Oskaloosa fell to 2-8.
WILLIAMSBURG — Fairfield lost 11-1 in the nonconference road game to drop its record to 4-6. Fairfield scored a run in the third inning to get within 2-1 but the Raiders (5-4) plated six runs in the third, one in the fourth and the second run with two outs in the fifth ended the game.
Brody Angstead, Brad Smithburg and Wyatt Baker each had a Trojan hit while Connor Lyons scored the lone run. Angstead gave up three runs (one earned), two hits and a walk in two innings on the mound. Evan Haines pitched the rest of the game and took the loss.
No. 8 Mid-Prairie rolls
WELLMAN — The eighth-ranked (Class 2A) Golden Hawks (6-2) ran out to a 6-0 lead after three innings only to watch Monticello (3-5) close to within 6-5 after the top of the sixth. Mid-Prairie answered with three runs in the bottom of the sixth for a 9-5 River Valley Conference victory.
Aidan Rath clouted his fifth home run, which is tied for second most in the state. Hawks teammate Vinny Bowlin went 3-for-4 with two runs batted in and Collin Miller went 2-for-4 with two RBI.
Keegan Gingerich went five innings for the win with five walks, three hits, an earned run of three runs total and two strikeouts. Kayden Reinier gave up two runs, none earned, three hits, and fanned two in two innings.
Ravens feed on Wolves
KALONA — The Ravens evened their record at 3-3 with their third straight win, notching a 13-3 triumph over visiting Winfield-Mount Union (1-8) in six innings. The North game was tied at 3-3 after three innings. Hillcrest scored two in the fourth, five in the fifth and three in the sixth.
Jacob Ford’s home run and single were half of WMU’s hits. A double apiece by Andrew Brown and David Nichols were the others. Nick Crow struck out six Ravens, walked three, giving up three earned runs with seven more unearned.
London Schrock accounted for seven Ravens runs, scoring three and batting in five with his home run, double and two singles.
Eli Ours went all six innings in the win with four hits, a walk, two hit batters and nine strikeouts.
Pekin stumbles on road
LETTS — Louisa-Muscatine rolled up a 12-1 five-inning North win over the Panthers, who had four errors. Brady Millikin, Chandler Stull and Chase Stansberry each had a Pekin hit. Stull had the RBI.
Cardinal cut down at Central Lee
DONNELLSON — Despite getting nine walks, the visiting Comets couldn’t add to their three first-inning runs and lost to South opponent Central Lee, 4-3.
Blaine Bryant’s single and double accounted for half the Comets hits. Josh Courtney and Kaleb Figueroa each had a single. Dawson Lewis and Chance Randolph combined to strikeout 12 Hawks. Lewis walked seven, allowed two hits and the only earned run in his four innings while Randolph walked none and gave up a hit in two innings.