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Published: Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:58 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013 6:46 a.m. CDT

Mount Ayr 10, Lamoni 5

MOUNT AYR — Mount Ayr opened up its own tournament here Saturday with a 10-5 win over Lamoni.

Weston Schnoor went 3-for-4 with a double, one RBI and a run scored to earn player of the game honors.

Jacob Taylor went 2-4 with a double, one RBI, two runs scored and three stolen bases.Heath Evans, Lincoln Martin, John Triggs and Quency Vos each recorded a hit for the Raiders in the win.

Evans picked up the win on the mound, pitching a complete game. He allowed five runs on six hits with five walks and three strikeouts.

Mount Ayr 8, Nishnabotna 5

MOUNT AYR — Mount Ayr won its own tournament here Saturday by beating Nishnabotna 8-5 in the championship game.

The Raiders fell behind 4-2 after two innings, but battled back for the win.

John Triggs went 2-for-3 with a double, one RBI and three runs scored. Freshman Levi Jarred went 2-2 with two RBI and a run scored. Weston Schnoor was 2-3 with a double and three RBI.

Schnoor came in to pitch in relief of Zane Sickels in the third inning and allowed just one run on one hit with four walks, while striking out five to earn the win.

Triggs earned player of the game honors.

Mount Ayr 4, Mormon Trail 3

MOUNT AYR — Mount Ayr jumped out to a 4-0 lead over Mormon Trail here Monday and held on for a 4-3 win over the Saints.

Leading 4-1 going into the seventh inning behind the strength of a solid pitching performance from Weston Schnoor, the Raiders soon found themselves sweating it out.

Schnoor gave up a leadoff single and walked the next batter. Following a Mount Ayr Raider, the score was 4-3 with no outs. Mormon Trail ended up with runners on second and third with no outs.

Schnoor then struck out a batter for the first inning. A passed ball allowed Mormon Trail to send the tying run home, but catcher Zane Sickels tracked down the ball and flipped it back to Schnoor in time for the second out.

Schnoor finished the game with his 10th strikeout to end the game.

Mount Ayr improved to 7-6 for the season.

O-M 6, ICA 5

ORIENT — Jordan Thompson hit a two-run home run to help Orient-Macksburg pick up a 6-5 win over Iowa Christian Academy here on Tuesday.

Jacob Caviness, Dylan Nichols and Thompson each collected two hits in the win, as Caviness, Jesse Johnson and Jackson Mikkelsen each drove in one run.

Caviness picked up the win in relief of Thompson. Caviness struck out three batters.

The Bulldogs improve to 7-6 overall and 2-3 in the Rolling Hills Conference.

Bedford 12, Corning 3

BEDFORD — Corning fell behind 9-1 early in a 12-3 loss here Tuesday to Bedford.

Keegan Longabaugh hit a double with an RBI for the Red Raiders as Ryan Carlson also drove in one run. Lance Swartz singled and scored a run, while Lane Peterson singled and scored two runs.

Drey Barton took the loss on the mound, throwing 2 1/3 innings. Clint Mullen pitched in relief.

“We simly couldn’t find the strike zone enough tonight,” head coach Pete Nett said. “We walked 10 kids and hit another three, and nine of those freebies ended up scoring. On offense, we left the bases loaded twice without anything to show for it.”

Murray 8, Lamoni 7

LAMONI — Murray picked up an 8-7 Bluegrass Conference win over Lamoni here Tuesday night.

Cody Scroggie picked up the win on the mound, throwing 5 2/3 innings and giving up just three earned runs. Scroggie was also 1-for-3 at the plate with an RBI.

Corey McCracken went 1-1 with an RBI and two runs scored. Justin Jones was 1-4 and drove in the game-winning run. Raymond Barlage went 2-4 with a run scored.

Mount Ayr 7, East Union 2

AFTON — Mount Ayr jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning and cruised to a 7-2 win behind the pitching performance of Jake Still.

Still pitched a complete game, giving up two runs on five hits and no walks, while also strikin gout 12 East Union batters.

Jacob Taylor went 2-for-3 in the game with two runs scored. Weston Schnoor went 2-4 with a run scored.

Freshman Nick Wurster, who came in to catch after Zane Sickels was injured in the third inning, collected two hits, including a double and two runs scored. Still and Erik Freed each recorded a hit in the win.

Mount Ayr improved to 8-6 overall and 3-2 in the Pride of Iowa Conference.

Nodaway Valley 11, Lenox 1

GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley pounced on Lenox early here Tuesday in an 11-1 win over the Tigers.

Aaron Baudler went 3-for-4 in the win with two doubles and five runs batted in. Ryan Williams also went 3-4 with two doubles.

Trevor Jameson was 3-4 with a double and one RBI. Zach Eblen and Jackson Lamb each recorded two hits with one RBI apiece.

Jameson picked up the win on the mound, pitching the complete game five innings, allowing just one hit, walking five and striking out seven.

For Lenox, Caleb Lange took the loss on the mound despite striking out 10 batters.

Dustin Gordon recorded the only hit of the game for Lenox in the fifth inning, driving in Mason Peterson, who reached on an error.

Lenox drops to 5-6 for the season.

Lenox 16, Stanton 3

STANTON — Todd Stoaks and Spencer Brown shared pitching duties as the Tigers sailed past Stanton Monday, 16-3.

Brown had three strikeouts and five walks in pitching three innings and getting the win after the game ewas tied 3-3 through two innings.

Mason Peterson went 2-for-4 with two RBI for Lenox. Mitchell Brown was 2-3 with two RBI, Spencer Brown had two hits, Dustyn Rauch drove in three runs and Dustin Gordon knocked in a pair of runs.

Murray 10, Mount Ayr 5

MURRAY — Murray beat Mount Ayr here Wednesday night, 10-5.

Braydon Held pitched a complete game for the Mustangs, picking up the win.

Cody Scroggie went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and three stolen bases. Sam Rockhold was 2-4 and drove in three runs, while Pat Kilmer went 1-2 with an RBI and three stolen bases.

For Mount Ayr, freshman Levi Jarred went 3-4 with three singles. Heath Evans was 2-3 with two runs scored. John Triggs went 1-3 with a three-run triple. Jacob Taylor and Austin Quick each had two hits.

Quency Vos took the loss on the mound for the Raiders.

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