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Mid-Prairie bounced back from a rough week and New London stayed perfect in a busy Thursday-Friday stretch of area baseball.
No. 8 (2A) Mid-Prairie 7, Monticello 5
The Golden Hawks rallied for a two-run victory over a Monticello team currently receiving votes in the Class 2A Top-10 poll.
Dylan Henry was 1-for-3 with four RBIs in the win. Karson Grout went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and Alex Bean was 2-for-4 with one RBI.
Brady Weber earned the win on the mound, giving up just two earned runs over 5.1 innings. He struck out four batters.
No. 8 (2A) Mid-Prairie 9, Denison-Schleswig 1
After previously losing three of five of their last six, the Golden Hawks have now taken three straight after an eight-run road win on Friday.
Grout stayed hot, going 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs. Karson Grout was 3-for-4 with a bomb of his own and two RBIs, and Cain Brown knocked one out as well, going 1-for-5 with a homer and an RBI. Harlan threw four shutout innings to earn the win on the mound.
Lynnville-Sully 9, Keota 8
The Eagles lost a heartbreaker, falling by one run in a home game that would have put them into a tie for the South Iowa Cedar League lead.
Keota rallied from down 7-4 in the middle of the fourth to take an 8-7 lead in the fifth, but Lynnville-Sully tied it in the sixth and won in extra innings.
Caden Clarahan was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Chase Sieren was 1-for-3 with a pair of RBIs, and Aidan Anderson went 2-for-3 with an RBI. Colten Clarahan had a double and an RBI, and also stuck out nine batters over 5.1 innings in a start.
No. 3 (1A) New London 17, Central Lee 4
It was all New London in a Southeast Iowa Super Conference South Division matchup. The Tigers scored the first 10 runs and never looked back.
Kooper Schulte was 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs. Ryan Richey went 1-for-2 with three RBIs. Brenden Richey knocked in two, and Carter Allen picked up the win on the mound.
New London 4, Davenport North 3
The Tigers played well out of class with a road game against a Class 4A foe on Friday. Brendan Richey gave up just three earned runs over five innings, and Schulte struck out five batters over two innings of work in relief.
Memphis Watson was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs at the plate. Josh Catala went 1-for-4 with a pair of RBIs as well.
Notre Dame 7, Cardinal 6
The Comets fell victim to a Nike comeback. Cardinal led 6-4 after four innings, and held a four-run lead early on, but the Nikes scored in each of their last four at-bats.
Carson Kenney was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs in the loss. Tristin Cloke went 1-for-4 with three RBIs, and Josh Courtney knocked in one.
Cardinal 6, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 4
The Comets scored two in the seventh on Friday to upend a future South Central Conference foe on the road.
Tatem Telfer was 1-for-2 with four RBIs and also gave up just one earned run in 3.1 innings in a start. Blaine Bryant earned the win in relief, giving up three runs (one earned) over 3.1 innings.
Van Buren County 9, Wapello 3
The Warriors ran past the Indians in a SEISC crossover game.
Bailey Roen went 4-for-5 with two RBIs to lead the way. Jackson Manning and Owen Loeffler each knocked in two, and Lucas Fett pitched a complete game, striking out 10 along the way.
Mediapolis 9, Van Buren County 5
The Warriors nearly knocked off the SEISC North leaders on Friday. Mediapolis scored seven runs in the final two innings to storm back from four runs down.
Manning was 2-for-3 with two RBIs in the loss. Roen was 2-for-4 with a double and one RBI.
Highland 5, Louisa-Muscatine 1
Logan Bonebrake and Luke Miller combined to shut down the Falcons on the mound. Bonebrake struck out seven over five innings, and Miller sat down five over three.
Connor Grinstead went 1-for-3 with a double and three RBIs. Trevor McFarland was 1-for-2 with an RBI.
Highland 12, Alburnett 2
Highland smashed Alburnett in a five-inning nonconference home game.
Tyler Thompson went 3-for-3 with two RBIs in the win. Kaige Vonnahme, Brenton Bonebrake and Ethan Paisley all knocked in two, and Chase Schultz threw a two-hitter, striking out nine batters.
Hillcrest Academy 10, Lone Tree 1
The Ravens scored all 10 runs in the fourth inning or later for an SEISC North win.
Liam Schrock went 4-for-5 in the win. Jace Rempel was 1-for-3 with two RBIs, and Luke Schrock threw a three-hitter.
Central Lee 12, Hillcrest Academy 10
The Ravens played in a wild one on Friday night, falling by two runs in an SEISC crossover.
Grant Bender was 2-for-2 with two doubles and five RBIs to lead the Ravens. Mason Bender went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and Luke Schrock hit a solo home run.
Pekin 13, Winfield-Mount Union/Columbus 1
The Panthers scored seven runs in the second inning and pushed past the Wolves in five innings.
Sven Dahlstrom went 1-for-3 with three RBIs in the win. Jackson Horras, Jaedon Wolver and Chandler Stull all knocked in two runs. Levi Coleman gave up one earned run on three hits, while striking out five batters.
West Burlington 7, Pekin 6
The Falcons walked off the Panthers in an SEISC crossover.
Pekin held a 5-4 lead after a four-run top of the fourth. The Panthers led 6-5 into West Burlington’s final at-bat before disaster struck.