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Published: Thursday, June 20, 2013 12:21 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013 8:41 a.m. CDT

NV splits

GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley split its doubleheader here Tuesday against Bedford.

The Bulldogs took the opening game by a 3-1 score and Nodaway Valley bounced back to take a 7-6 victory in the nightcap.

Mason Clarke pitched a nice game in the opener, throwing six innings, striking out three, walking two and allowing just four hits, but took the loss as Nodaway Valley only supported him with one run on offense.

Jackson Lamb went 1-for-2 and scored the only run of the game for the Wolverines. Zach Eblen and Trevor Jameson each recorded a hit.

Trailing 6-4 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning of the nightcap, Nodaway Valley struck for three runs to take a 6-7 lead, and they held on down the stretch for the win.

Jameson started the game, pitching 4 2/3 innings, striking out six, walking seven and allowing four hits.

Lamb picked up the win in relief, pitching 2 1/3 innings with three strikeouts.

Colton Garside went 1-3 with a double and two RBI. Casey Ladd and Aaron Baudler each recorded a single and a double in the game, as Baudler drove in one run.

Baley Shantz went 1-3 with an RBI. Ryan Williams, Zach Eblen and Jameson each recorded a hit, as well.

Nodaway Valley now sits at 6-8 for the season.

O-M 11,

Central Decatur 1

LEON — Chantz Davidson struck out five and walked three, leading Orient-Macksburg to an 11-1 win over Central Decatur here on Tuesday.

Jacob Caviness, Seth White and Jordan Thompson each hit a double for the Bulldogs. Jesse Johnson and Jackson Mikkelsen each finished with two hits.

Caviness, Mikkelsen and Thompson drove in two runs apiece, while Dylan Nichols and Davidson each drove in one run.

Orient-Macksburg improved to 8-8 for the season.

Exira/EHK 5, O-M 0

ORIENT — The Orient-Macksburg Bulldogs struggled to put the bat on the ball in a 5-0 loss to Exira/EHK here on Monday.

Exira/EHK pitcher Tyler Jacobsen allowed just two hits and struck out 16 Bulldog batters.

Jordan Thompson took the loss for the Bulldogs despite striking out nine batters and allowing just five hits.

Orient-Macksburg fell to 2-5 in the Rolling Hills Conference.

CAM 17, Corning 0

CORNING — CAM busted the game wide open with a 10-run second inning, going on to defeat Corning 17-0 here on Tuesday.

Keegan Longabaugh doubled and singled for Corning and William Roberts hit a single.

Roberts took the loss on the mound. Lane Peterson and Spencer Bull both saw time on the mound in relief.

“We certainly had our chances to score — two runners on base in each of the four innings — but we just didn’t push anything across,” Corning head coach Pete Nett said. “Spencer Bull did a nice job of eating up some innings late in the game. He threw a lot of strikes and did a nice job keeping them off balance.”

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