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Rath powers No. 4 Mid-Prairie
The Golden Hawks split a pair of home River Valley conference games with Durant Tuesday and lost a home RVC game to Camanche 13-5 before defeating Solon in a road slugfest Friday 15-10.
The Spartans tied the game at 10 in the bottom of the fifth, but a run in the sixth and four in the seventh were Mid-Prairie’s. Aidan Rath had a home run, Vinny Bowlin a double while Kayden Reinier and Karson Grout each went 3-for-4. Grout batted in five runs.
Aidan Rath tossed five innings without allowing a hit, struck out nine with three walks and cracked a two-run home run in a 5-4 win over Durant. Rath smacked another home run in the 12-9 loss to Durant. Bowlin laced a triple while Will Cavanagh and Grout each had two hits.
Keegan Gingerich was 2-for-3 in the 13-5 loss but a seven-run third inning was all the Indians needed for the win.
Huskies go 3-0
Highland climbed its way to the top of the Southeast Iowa Super Conference North Division last week with two home wins.
Chase Schultz controlled visiting Mediapolis Tuesday with 13 strikeouts, five walks, four hits and batted in a run during a 3-1 win.
Schultz had three hits including two doubles in Friday’s win over Wapello. Brenton Bonebrake threw nine strikeouts in six innings with three hits and two walks for the win.
Thursday was a road loss to Pekin, 6-3.
Panthers go 2-2
Thursday Chase Stansberry struck out 11 Huskies, walked four and gave up two hits over 5⅓ innings, then helped his cause with two doubles, a single and three RBI in Pekin’s 6-3 win.
Saturday was a 14-4 win over the hosts in the EBF tournament. Pekin suffered a nine-inning 8-7 loss to North Mahaska. Stansberry and Brady Latcham each hit a double, and Latcham batted in three runs. Levi Coleman went eight innings without a decision. Latcham tossed all five innings for the win, fanning nine, walking three, with two runs earned. Stansberry went 2-for-4 with three RBI.
Friday was a road loss to Hillcrest, 5-2.
Wolves scoop up first win
Winfield-Mount Union is in the winner’s column after a 17-4 win over Columbus on Thursday. That victory came at the end of a week that saw the Wolves take a 13-8 loss against Wapello and fall 10-3 against Keota.
Jacob Ford finished the Columbus game 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs. Freshman Cole Milks went 1-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs scored.
Ford picked up his first win of the year on the pitcher’s mound. He threw four innings and gave up three runs (one earned) on two hits and two walks, while striking out nine.
Van Buren goes 2-1
Van Buren County was two-for-three in a three-game SEISC South stretch. The Warriors fell 4-3 at Cardinal but defeated Central Lee 8-7 and Danville 7-6.
Treyton Bainbridge had a big game against Danville. The senior went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.
Cardinal moves to 4-1
The Comets are on a roll after winning three of four last week. Cardinal defeated Van Buren County 4-3, Davis County 13-8 and Albia 12-5. Cardinal’s only loss came 4-3 against West Burlington.
In the win over Albia, Cardinal’s Matt Streeby and Chance Randolph each had three RBIs. Randolph launched a home run during the win, and Dawsom Lewis finished with a pair of doubles.
Ravens record 1st win
London Schrock pitched Hillcrest’s first win, a 5-2 win over visiting Pekin Friday. He had four strikeouts, a walk, five hits and an earned run if five innings of work. Luke Schrock threw two innings with two walks, a hit and six strikeouts. Noah Miller went 1-for-2 with four stolen bases.
Hillcrest gave up two seventh-inning runs Tuesday to lose a home game to Louisa-Muscatine, 5-4. Jace Rempel had a two-run double and Josiah Beachy a single for the only Ravens hits.
Thursday was a 6-2 road loss to Mediapolis when London Schrock’s two singles accounted for half of the team’s hits.