Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Big innings are the difference

Hawks suffer 3 losses in baseball action

Scoring runs was a challenge for the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn baseball team during action last week.

Playing at Holstein on May 20, the Hawks lost to Ridge View by a score of 12-1. The Raptors scored a run in the first inning, five runs in the second and two in the third. Four more runs completed their victory.

Jacob Cates drove in Jack Mastbergen with a sacrifice fly in the third inning for H-M-S's only run. Mastbergen's double was the only hit of the game. Blake Meendering and Hunter Daggett both walked twice.

Mastbergen was the losing pitcher. He allowed four hits, six runs and three walks. A...