TABOR — Lenox scored in the first and third innings to hold off a 13-7 Fremont-Mills team Friday night.
Mason Peterson and Caleb Lange each had two hits for Lenox. Lange was the winning pitcher, with 10 strikeouts, two walks and six hits allowed. Clayton Wilson was the losing pitcher, collecting 11 strikeouts with one walk and only five hits allowed.
Twin Cedars 6, Murray 3
MURRAY — Murray came back to make it close with three runs in the seventh inning against the No. 2-rated team in the state Friday.
“I thought we played our best game of the year, but just couldn’t come up with a timely hit when we needed it,” said Murray coach Travis Held. “We stranded nine baserunners. Austin Halls pitched a great game for us, allowing only four hits to one of the best hitting teams in the state. All in all, I’m really proud of our guys.”
Halls had nine strikeouts while allowing four earned runs. At the plate, Cody Scroggie, Sam Rockhold, Pat Kilmer and Raymond Barlage each had two hits. Kilmer stroked two doubles, including an RBI two-bagger that made it 6-3 in the seventh. Rockhold had two RBI. Halls had a double.
Pleasantville 15, Mt. Ayr 0
PLEASANTVILLE — Freshman Zeb Adreon had three hits, including a double, as Pleasantville rolled to the four-inning victory Friday. Sophomore Josh Luna pitched the one-hit shutout with seven strikeouts.
Zane Sickels had the only hit of the night for the Raiders. Jacob Still took the loss, with four strikeouts, six walks and eight hits allowed.
SE Warren 13, Lenox 7
LIBERTY CENTER — Southeast Warren scored eight runs in the sixth inning to break open Saturday’s Pride of Iowa Conference game.
Dustin Gordon and Spencer Brown each drove in two runs for Lenox, now 15-9 overall with a 9-7 conference record. Brown rapped two doubles and Caleb Lange had a two-base hit. Mason Peterson, Todd Stoaks, Brown and Lange each had two hits.
Spencer Brown took the loss in relief of Mason Peterson, with another inning by Lange. In total they allowed 10 earned runs with 10 walks, no strikeouts and 12 hits allowed.
Gabe Henderson was the winning pitcher, with four strikeouts and one walk with 11 hits allowed.