The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Getting to double digits

H-M-S baseball team finishes with 10 regular season wins

 

July 15, 2021

MIKE PETERSEN/SENTINEL-NEWS

Jordan Ortega comes up throwing to first base to retire a Storm Lake St. Mary's batter in action on July 5.

Runs came in bunches for the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn baseball team last week to push its regular season win total to double digits for the first time since 2014.

In a 10-0 win over Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire, the Hawks scored three runs in three straight innings on July 7 at Ruthven.

The offense got off to a modest start in the opening inning when Jordan Ortega was hit by a pitch and scored on a bases-loaded walk to Ben Haack. Run-scoring singles in the second inning by Samuel Heyn and Ortega, and an error increased H-M-S's lead to 4-0.

Ortega drove in the first run of the third inn...



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