STORM LAKE, Iowa -- Jake Hadaway pitched eight innings and allowed just one hit to earn the win as the Buena Vista baseball team defeated Simpson 2-1 in an Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game on Friday in Storm Lake.
Hadaway allowed one run, three walks and struck out five. Ethan McHenry scored on an RBI-single from Noah Paper in the second inning for Buena Vista (20-13, 11-7). Porter Sartor then scored in the seventh inning on an RBI-single from Devon Harms. Dalton Mason then pitched the ninth and didn’t allow any base runners to earn the save.
Hunter Hillygus manufactured the lone run for Simpson (5-26, 2-17) in the second inning. Hillygus hit a leadoff single, stole second base, advanced to third on a fielder’s choice, and then scored on a wild pitch.
AUGUSTANA 19-18, WAYNE STATE 3-6: The Vikings dominated action in sweeping the Wildcats in a Northern Sun Conference doublehaders played in Sioux Falls Friday. The games were originally scheduled to be played in Wayne but were moved to Karras Park due to field conditions.
Augustana (33-16) got six runs in the top of the first inning of the opener. Lucas Barry and Tyler Field had four hits and four RBIs apiece in the first game for the Vikings. David Janes and Kyle Thompson had two hits and drove in a run in the first game for Wayne State.
The Wildcats (23-21) had an early 6-2 lead in the nightcap but the Vikings scored in each of the final five innings to rally for the sweep. Tanner Simons had a two-run single in the first inning and Bodie Cooper and RBI double to help the Wildcats get the lead. Kris Ashland had four hits and drove in six to fuel the Augustana comeback.
The final two games of the series are scheduled to be played in Wayne starting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
MOUNT MARTY 3-8, DORDT 1-3: The Mount Marty baseball team won a pair of games against Dordt in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader on Friday in Sioux Center.
Mount Marty won the first game 3-1 with Dakota Stone earning the win. Stone pitched a complete game and allowed one hit, one run two walks and struck out nine. Jake Thayer had the lone hit of the game for Dordt, an RBI-single that scored Travis Waara.
Mount Marty (20-26, 11-12) won the second game 8-3 with Derek Miller earning the win. Miller pitched seven innings and allowed seven hits, two earned runs, one walk and struck out four. Jamison Wyatt went 2-for-4 from the plate with a two-run double and three total RBIs for Dordt (21-24, 14-14).
DORDT 5, MOUNT MARTY 4: Colton Van Otterloo’s walkoff solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning gave Dordt a win in the second game of Thursday night’s Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader.
Dordt (21-22, 14-12 GPAC) snapped a 1-all tie in the third inning when Cameron Gingerich drove Taylor Neuroth home on a double. Gingerich scored on Chris Schreiber’s single for a 3-1 lead, then the Defenders extended their advantage by a run when Jake Thayer tripled in the fourth inning and scored on Neuroth’s sacrifice fly.
Mount Marty took advantage of two Dordt errors while tying the game with three runs in the top of the seventh. Van Otterloo recorded the Defenders’ 11th hit of the game in the bottom of the seventh.
Gingerich and Schrieber were each 2-for-2, helping Dordt win for the third time in its last four games. Neuroth and Zach Fowler each 2-for-3 while winning pitcher Cole Samuelson (1-1), taking over for starter Michael Grady, struck out two of the three batters he faced in Mount Marty’s seventh-inning rally.
IOWA 4, PENN STATE 2: The Hawkeyes got eight innings of three-hit ball from pitcher Nick Gallagher and got the win in a Big Ten baseball series opener played in Iowa City Friday. The start of a doubleheader was delayed by rain and the second game result was not available at press time.
Gallagher struck out 10 and walked none to 10-9 on the season. Josh Martsching pitched the ninth inning and got his fourth save.
Tyler Cropley and Austin Guzzo had two hits to lead the Iowa attack. Guzzo also drove in a run for the Hawkeyes, who scored single runs in the second through fifth innings.