Washington Evening Journal
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Union area baseball teams were in action on Thursday and Friday of last week.
While rain put a hindrance on many of the Thursday games, but Friday still brought some nice showings.
Mt. Pleasant 9, Muscatine 8
The Panthers got their first win of the season against the Muskies at home.
Mt. Pleasant lead 8-5 after four innings, but Muscatine scored three runs over the fifth and sixth innings to tie the game, 8-8, heading into the seventh.
In the seventh, Mt. Pleasant was able to secure the win with a single run.
Solon 6, Washington 4
Washington had the lead at one point during the game against Solon on Friday, but the Spartans scored six runs in two innings to take the win.
After two scoreless innings, the Demons grabbed a two-run lead over the Spartans, but two innings later in the fifth Solon put three runs on the board. They added three more in the sixth.
Washington scored two in the seventh, but it wasn’t enough to make the comeback.
The Demons had eight total hits in the game.
Ethan Patterson went 2-3 at the plate with two RBIs and a home run. Ethan Zieglowsky was 2-4. Kole Williams went 2-4 as well. James Strabala and Jacob Miller both went 1-3 in the box.
New London 4, Cardinal 2
In a game that was delayed after five and a half innings due to rain, the Tigers were able to grab their second win of the season.
After two innings, New London lead 3-2. Cardinal stayed right in the game, but the Tigers scored one more run in the fourth before the rain the pull out the win.
Kooper Schulte went 2-3 for the Tigers, along with two RBIs. Drew Benz went 1-1 with a single RBI. Tucker Gibbar went 1-3 in the box.
Seth Bailey and Brenden Richey were on the mound for the Tigers.
For the Comets, Tristin Cloke went 1-3 with a single RBI. Gavin Ware went 2-2 in the game. Landon Becker, Drake Durflinger and Josh Courtney all went 1-3 in the game as well.
Cloke and Tatem Telfer were on the mound for Cardinal.
New London 10, Central Lee 0
The Tigers had no problem against the Hawks on Friday.
After two scoreless innings, the Tigers scored 10 runs in three innings to put the Hawks away.
Drew Benz went 2-3 in the game with two RBIs. Carter Allen had a nice showing with the bat, going 2-2 in the contest. Kooper Schulte also tallied two RBIs going 1-3. Dereck Santiago was 1-4 at the plate, with one RBI. Tucker Gibbar went 1-3 with an RBI. Seth Bailey also had a single RBI. Ryan Richey went 1-2.
Dereck Santiago pitched all five innings for the Tigers.
Cardinal 8, Notre Dame 0
Cardinal had a nice showing against the Nikes of Notre Dame.
The Comets scored six runs in the second inning alone against the Nikes. With two more in the third and fifth, Cardinal got its second win of the year.
Quin Snyder was 3-3 for Cardinal in the box. Snyder also picked up three RBIs. Josh Courtney went 2-2. Blaine Bryant went 2-3. Tristin Cloke went 1-4 with a trio of RBIs. Gavin Ware went 1-2 with an RBI. Landon Becker and Drake Durflinger also went 1-4. Matt Streeby also tallied an RBI.
Highland 5, Lone Tree 4
Highland and Lone Tree both scored one run each between the first and second innings, followed by five scoreless.
In extra innings, the eighth to be specific, the Huskies outscored Lone Tree 4-3 to grab their fourth straight win.
Brenton Bonebrake went 2-3 in the game with two RBIs. Luke Miller and Trevor McFarland each went 1-4 at the plate with one RBI. Connor Grinstead went 1-2. Logan Bonebrake went 1-3.
Ethan Paisley threw from the mound for the Huskies.
Highland 11, Louisa-Muscatine 3
Highland had no problem with the Falcons on Friday.
Luke Miller went 2-2 in the game with two RBIs. Peyton Yeggy went 1-2 with two RBIs. Ethan Paisley went 2-4 with an RBI. Logan Bonebrake was 1-3 with a single RBI. Trevor McFarland went 2-5 with an RBI. Connor Grinstead and Chase Schultz both went 1-4 at the plate.
Luke Miller and Connor Grinstead both pitched for the Huskies.
Mid-Prairie 12, Williamsburg 3
Mid-Prairie and Williamsburg were tied after one inning, but from then on out it was all the Golden Hawks as they put 11 runs on the board up until the games end.
Alex Bean was 3-4 with three RBIs in the game. Karson Grout also tallied three RBIs at 1-3 from the plate. Will Cavanagh went 2-4 at the plate with a pair of RBIs. Dylan Henry wnt 1-4 with a single RBI. Cain Brown went 1-4. Brock Harland 1-2 and Collin Miller 1-5.
Grout, Bean and Miller all pitched in the win.
Sigourney 10, Keota 1
The Eagles had a tough time with the Savages on Friday.
Sigourney scored four runs in the first and six in the third and fourth.
Keota’s one run came in the fifth.
Mediapolis 3, Winfield-Mt. Union 1
Mediapolis scored one run in each of the first three innings to down the Wolves on Thursday.
WMU’s one run came in the second inning.
Lone Tree 4, Hillcrest Academy 3
The Ravens and Lions were tied after the fifth inning, but Lone Tree outscored Hillcrest 2-1 in the seventh to pick up a win.
Hillcrest tallied five hits in the loss.
Luke Schrock went 2-4 in the contest. Grant Bender went 1-4 with two RBIs in the game. Liam Schrock went 1-1. Phoenix Anderson went 1-4. Mason Helmuth also tallied an RBI.
Ours and Josiah Beachy were on the mound for the Ravens.