NORTH SIOUX CITY -- Hunter Beving drove in four runs to lead Dakota Valley Legion to a 12-4 win over Tea in North Sioux City Thursday.
Beving had a two-run single and a two-rbi double to lead Dakota Valley, which got a run in the first inning and five in the second to take comming early. Tea closed to within 6-3 in the fourth inning but DV scored six time in the fourth to go up 12-3. Eric Johnson also had three hits for the Panthers.
Chayce Monagne pitched the first four innings to get the pitching win.
SERGEANT BLUFF-LUTON 14-8, BISHOP HEELAN 8-4 (2nd game six inn.): The Warriors moved into the early lead in the Missouri River Conference baseball race with a sweep of the Crusaders at Bishop Mueller. The second game was called due to darkness.
SB-L, ranked seventh in Class 3A, rallied in both games, coming back from a six-run hole after two innings in the opener and a 4-2 deficit after three frames in the nightcap.
Brant Hogue and Ben Dixon each had a two-run single in the second inning of the opener to help the Crusaders run out to a 6-0 edge.
Jack Massey had a go-ahead RBI single in the sixth inning to put SB-L up 9-8. Spencer Kleene also had three RBI and Sean Owens three hits and an rbi in the first game for the Warriors.
Deric Fitzgerald had a big night with seven RBI's in the twin bill. Fitzgerald had three hits in each game and drove in two in the opener and five in game two.
Zach Hamilton was the winning pitcher in relief in the opener,coming in the in the second inning. Hamilton limited the Crusaders to two runs and five hits over the final six frames while fanning three.
Jared Sitzmann and Dixon each had two hits in the first game for Heelan.
Ben Frieberg pitched five inning and got the win in the second game, giving up all four runs on eight hits. Frieberg also had two hits while Massey chipped in with a hit and two RBI's.
Max Venne had five hits in the doubleheader for Heelan.
WEST 10-9, NORTH 4-2: West improved its Missouri River Athletic Conference record to above .500 with a 10-4, 9-2 sweep of rival North on Thursday. West improves to 3-5 overall and 3-2 in the MRAC. North falls to 1-9 and 0-5 in the MRAC.
In the first game, Colby Nieman went all seven innings as he allowed four runs on nine hits, walked two and struck out two.
West had 12 hits as a team. Nieman had two singles and a home run and Jaren Hollingshed had two doubles. Drew Benson had a single and a double, Devin Frye and Keenan Hegna each had two singles and Brady Larson hit a single.
For North, Peyton Popken, Drew Kinnaman and Steven Kleene each had two hits. Kinnaman picked up the loss as he went pitched three innings. Popken pitched the other four innings.
In the second game, Hollingshed went six innings for the win as he allowed two runs on nine hits, struck out three and had seven walks. Ryan Smith pitched the final inning and struck out a batter.
West had nine hits as a team. Larson had two singles and a double and Frye had a single and a double. Kaleb Belt had two singles and Tyler Hansen had a single.
For North, Evan Helvig hit a home run, Tyler Kjose had a double and a single and Kleene and Dayton Harrell each had two singles. Kjose took the loss on the mound as he went six innings.
EAST 6-9, CBAL 1-6: Kaden Schossow hit a first-inning, two-run home run in Game 2 that helped the Black Raiders complete the sweep over the Lynx.
Schossow was 1-for-4, but drove in runs in his final two bats to give him four RBIs in the game.
Cael Boever knocked in two insurance runs in the sixth inning with a single that gave the Black Raiders their eighth and ninth runs.
Trevor Hill got the win in Game 2. Hill allowed five earned runs on seven hits, while striking out three and walking two.
Six different Black Raiders drove in a run in Game 1. The Black Raiders had six hits in the game, which were all singles.
Drew Brower had two of them, and he was one of the six who drove in a run.
Alec Patino held the Lynx to three hits. He struck out 14 hitters and walked just two.
BOYDEN-HULL/ROCK VALLEY 11, GEORGE-LITTLE ROCK 0: Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley evened its record at 2-2 with an 11-0 win over George-Little Rock, which fell to 1-4.
Eric Salazar went the first 3 1/3 innings for the Nighthawks, allowing four hits, walking two and striking out six. Kody Noble went the final 1 2/3 innings. He didn't allow a hit, walked one and struck out two.
Salazar was 2-for-2 with a home run, a double, three runs scored and three RBIs and Cody Moser hit a double, scored twice and had an RBI. Keyton Moser was 2-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs and Cade Van Zee was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored. Noble scored a run and had two RBIs and Alex Godfredsen and Andrew Frick each scored twice.
Justin Olson went 2-for-2 for George-Little Rock.
RIDGE VIEW 5, RIVER VALLEY 4 (8 inn.): Cade Harriman hit a sacrifice in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Raptors a walk-off win in Western Valley Conference baseball action Wednesday in Holstein.
Jacob Brinkman got the pitching win, going the distance with eight strike outs. Caleb Kistenmacher had three hits to pace Ridge View (2-3). Harriman also scored the tying run on a wild pitch after drawing a walk in the bottom of the eighth.
Colton Johnson had two doubles and a single to lead River Valley.
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