SW Valley 0
ST. MARYS — Sixth-ranked Martensdale-St. Marys scored four runs in the first inning on the way to defeating Southwest Valley Friday, 10-0.
Noah Catron pitched the shutout for the Blue Devils. Drey Barton took the loss, giving up four earned runs and 10 hits in three innings. Lane Peterson pitched 1 2/3 innings of relief, yielding two earned runs on two hits and two walks.
Evan Baldwin had two singles for the Timberwolves.
“Martensdale is one of the most disciplined hitting teams we face,” SW Valley coach Pete Nett said. “They always put quality swings on the ball and use the whole field. We had a chance in the first inning with the bases loaded, but we couldn’t push anything across.”
LENOX — Lenox scored nine runs in the first and 10 in the second inning in a 22-0 victory over Bedford Thursday night.
Jared Hensley led off the game with a double to left field on the first pitch and finished with two hits and two RBI. Caleb Lange drove in five runs on two doubles. Dustyn Rauch had three RBI with a double and single. Spencer Brown had a double and single.
Spencer Brown pitched the first three innings, allowing one hit with four strikeouts and a walk. Dusten Reed pitched the fourth. Bedford pitchers Kody Parrott and Devon Wheeler allowed 11 hits and only six earned runs with seven strikeouts and five walks.
Pleasantville 9, Lenox 1
PLEASANTVILLE — Five errors hampered the Lenox Tigers in a 9-1 loss Friday to a Pleasantville team getting some ratings consideration in Class 1A this week.
Caleb Lange took the loss, allowing three earned runs in four innings as the Tigers trailed 8-0. He struck out six, walked four and allowed six hits. Kaleb Anderson came on in the fifth, yielding one earned urn on two hits and a walk.
Patrick Sheehey and Jesse Nichols combined for the victory, allowing five Lenox hits with six strikeouts. Spencer Brown and Dusten Reed had doubles for Lenox. Reed led off the fifth with his hit and scored on Dawson Tullberg’s single.
East Union 2
LENOX — East Union scored two runs in the first inning, but was shut out from there in a 12-2 Lenox victory Wednesday.
Jared Hensley was the winning pitcher, allowing five hits with six strikeouts and two walks. Brandon Lee took the loss with two strikeouts, nine walks and seven hits allowed.
For Lenox, Caleb Lange hit a home run with three RBI in the second inning. Spencer Brown drove in three runs, Hensley was 2-of-5 with an RBI, Dustyn Rauch had two doubles and Dustin Gordon finished with five stolen bases.
Clarke 17, SW Valley 7
CORNING — Clarke scored 11 runs in the fourth and fifth innings to break open the nonconference game Wednesday in a 17-7 victory over the Timberwolves.
Zach Harmson was the winning pitcher. Drey Barton took the loss.
For Southwest Valley, Colton Drake and Keegan Longabaugh each doubled and drove in two runs. Nick Frederick singled and scored three runs.
“Our offense was OK,” Southwest Valley coach Pete Nett said, “but we didn’t even come close to getting what we needed to be done i the field. When you walk 12 batters, give up 10 stolen bases and commit eight errors, you can’t expect to be as competitive as you want to be.”
SE Warren 10, Murray 3
MILO — Justin Jones, Zabe Hatfield and Kenny Boles each had two hits in Murray’s 10-3 loss to Southeast Warren Wednesday.
Daulton Winship pitched four innings, allowing four hits with four strikeouts. Brayden Held pitched two innings.
Nodaway Valley 6, Mount Ayr 5
GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley ended up on top in a wild seventh inning in a 6-5 win over Mount Ayr Thursday.
Nodaway Valley fielding mistakes led to four runs by Mount Ayr in the top of the seventh. Nodaway Valley, trailing 5-2 entering the bottom of the seventh, answered with a home run by Delson Grantham, RBI double by Baley Shantz and the winning run when Sam Marnin was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded.
Trevor Jameson was 3-of-3 with a double, home run and two RBI.
BEDFORD — Orient-Macksburg was runner-up in the Bedford Tournament Saturday.
The Bulldogs defeated Southwest Valley 23-7 before falling to Bedford in the finals, 8-7.
Against Southwest Valley, the Bulldogs had 19 hits led by Jackson Mikkelsen at 2-of-5 with a double and three RBI. Cameron Walker was 3-4 with four runs scored and Joey Huntington was 4-4 with two RBI and two runs. Chantz Davidson got the win, allowing two hits while striking out four. Mikkelsen closed out the win and also struck out four.
Evan Baldwin singled and tripled for Southwest Valley. Keegan Longabaugh and Ryan Allisdon each had a single and two RBI.
Mikkelsen took the loss in the finals for O-M, allowing six hits, five runs with five strikeouts in six innings. The Bulldogs had 11 hits with Jordan Thompson going 2-2 with a double and three walks and three runs scored. Davidson was 3-4 and Jesse Johnson was 2-3.
Southwest Valley won the consolation game over Essex, 26-16. Colton Drake had a home run, double and single with five RBI and three runs. Williams Roberts had two singles an a double with two RBI. Drey Barton an Ryan Carlson each drove in three runs.
Paige Mitchell, Lane Peterson, Colton Drake an Keegan Longabaugh shared in the pitching for the Timberwolves.
Mount Ayr 19, Mormon Trail 12
GARDEN GROVE — Mount Ayr had 20 hits — at least one from everyone in the lineup — in collecting a 19-12 road victory over Mormon Trail Monday night.
Levi Jarred and Weston Schnoor each finished with four hits. Jacob Taylor, Nick Wurster, Casey Paxson, Kyle Dolecheck and Lincoln Martin each had two hits.
Jarred was the winning pitcher, going six innings before relieved by freshman Triston Ackley.
Winterset 12, Nodaway Valley 4
WINTERSET — Winterset jumped out to an 8-0 lead on the way to beating Nodaway Valley Monday night, 12-4.
The Wolverines battled back with four runs in the fifth, but fell short. Sam Marnin and Delson Grantham each had home runs for the Wolverines and Trevor Jameson had an RBI double.
Nathan Andrews, Zach Eblen and Beau Weinheimer combined for Nodaway Valley pitching.