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Published: Thursday, June 19, 2014 2:59 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014 3:14 a.m. CDT
(CNA file photo by LARRY PETERSON)
Caleb Lange

Lenox 12,

Nodaway Valley 7

LENOX — Lenox scored seven runs in the fourth and fifth innings to break away from a 5-5 tie in defeating Nodaway Valley Tuesday, 12-7.

Caleb Lange was 4-of-4 with two doubles and three RBI for Lenox (11-3). Lange and Spencer Brown combined for a five-hitter on the mound with eight strikeouts and eight walks.

Todd Stoaks contributed a double and single with two RBI in the victory. Dawson Tullberg added a double.

Nodaway Valley, hampered by seven errors, was led at the plate by Casey Ladd and Delson Grantham with two hits each. Grantham drove in four runs. Trevor Jameson drew three walks and scored two runs.

Ladd took the loss. In 3 2/3 innings he allowed eight hits with two strikeouts and no walks. Jameson went 2 1/3 innings allowing three hits with one strikeout and five walks for the Wolverines (3-8).

Bedford 5,

SW Valley 4

CORNING — Southwest Valley scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh, but came up just short in a 5-4 loss to Bedford Tuesday night.

“We certainly hard our chances,” said Southwest Valley coach Pete Nett. “We left 10 on base for the game including the bases loaded in the last inning. Nick (Frederick) pitched another really good game for us, but we just couldn’t get enough runs to get him a W.”

Frederick allowed three earned runs in seven innings pitched with six hits allowed, two strikeouts and two walks. Keegan Longabaugh had a home run and two RBI for the Timberwolves (2-8).

Evan Baldwin added two singles and a run scored. Sam Willets picked up the victory for Bedford.

Mount Ayr 8,

East Union 6

AFTON — Trailing 6-4 after four innings, Mount Ayr rallied past East Union Tuesday night, 8-6.

The Raiders (6-8) scored three runs in the fifth and one more in the sixth to seal the victory over the Eagles (1-9).

Weston Schnoor came in to relieve starter Casey Paxson after East Union runners reached first and second in the top of the fifth. He was able to shut down the Eagles the rest of the way to pick up the win.

Rhett Murphy was 2-of-3 with a triple and two-run double for the Raiders. Quency Vos had two hits and two RBI. Nick Wurster and Jacob Taylor had two hits each.

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