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Hawks end losing streak in low-scoring game

After allowing an average of 14 runs during an eight-game losing streak, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's baseball team won a low-scoring game with George-Little Rock, 3-2, on June 7 in Hartley.

Starting pitcher Jack Mastbergen earned the win. He limited the Mustangs to one hit over 5-1/3 innings, walked three and struck out 10. Neither run scored by G-LR in the fifth and sixth innings was earned.

Jacob Cates gave up one hit and struck out four of the six batters he faced in 1-2/3 innings.

The Hawks took the lead with a run in the second inning and extended it to 3-0 on a two-run double by Blake Meend...