Washington Evening Journal
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WELLMAN — Aidan Rath hit his state-leading 12th home run of the season and picked up the win on the mound as Mid-Prairie blasted Iowa City Regina 12-1 in Game 1 of a River Valley South Division doubleheader. Regina won Game 2, 13-12.
Rath went 3-for-4 with a double, a homer and four RBIs to lead the Golden Hawks. Karson Grout went 2-for-2 with a double and three RBIs, and Keegan Gingerich was 1-for-3 with two RBIs.
In Game 2, Gingerich was 3-for-4 with two RBIs to lead the way.
Despite dropping one of two, Mid-Prairie still is 14-4 in the conference, one half game above Durant in the South Division standings.
New London holds on
BROOKLYN — No. 7 (1A) New London had to cling to a slim lead to beat BGM in a nonconference road game. The Tigers picked up their second win in a row, 5-4.
4th inning dooms Cardinal
ELDON — North Mahaska scored five runs in the top of the fourth and Cardinal ran out of rally time in a 5-3 loss.
The Comets staged a minor comeback with two runs in the sixth inning and one in the seventh. Keysean Moore went 1-for-2 with an RBI, and Drake Durflinger finished 1-for-3 with an RBI.
WMU loses lead in disaster 6th
WINFIELD — Winfield-Mount Union led 4-1 after three innings and 4-3 going into the sixth frame, but Sigourney stormed back to win the game 16-4.
The Savages batted around in the sixth, plating 13 runs to not only take the lead, but put the pressure back on the WMU batters. The Wolves were shut out in their half of the sixth to end the game.