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

By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Stuck in a funk

H-M-S allows 44 runs in 3 baseball losses

 

June 16, 2022

MIKE PETERSEN/SENTINEL-NEWS

Jacob Cates watches the flight of the ball he had just hit. The sacrifice fly drove in a run in H-M-S's loss to the Knights.

The issues that challenged Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's baseball team to begin the month continued against three War Eagle Conference opponents last week.

In action against Akron-Westfield, the Hawks were limited to two hits and struggled defensively during a 10-0 loss on June 6 at Akron.

The Westerners built a 4-0 lead with two runs in the second inning and single scores in the first and fourth innings. Six runs in the fifth ended the game.

"Free bases, fielding miscues, mental mistakes and quiet bats continue to plague us," Hawk coach Jeremy Gloden observed. "We have fallen into a funk and we...



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