Fremont-Mills pushed a run across in the top of the 10th inning to escape Sidney with a 5-4 victory on Friday.
Mackenzy Lang was dominant on the hill for the Knights allowing five hits and four earned runs while striking out a career-high 16. But Lang didn’t factor in the decision as the sophomore gave way to senior Clayton Wilson for the final two innings. Wilson earned the win striking ouT five of the six batters he faced.
Austin Switzer put on a hitting display for the Knights going 5-for-6 with an RBI and two stolen bases. Mark Hall and Wilson each added two hits.
Clayton Wilson struck out six and faced just two over the minimum for Fremont-Mills in a 15-0, four inning victory over Villisca on Thursday.
Wilson was dominant at times on hill. The senior righty struck out six, walked one and allowed just one hit. Wilson also helped his own cause at the plate going 2-for-2 and scoring four runs.
James Hill had three hits and drove in five runs to lead the Knight offense.
Fremont-Mills plated two runs in the sixth inning but couldn’t complete the comeback in a 5-4 Corner Conference loss to Nishnabotna last Tuesday.
Of the Knights’ three hits, two came from catcher Austin Switzer. Mark Hall doubled for the other hit.
Mackenzy Lang took the loss for Fremont-Mills, scattering four hits and two earned runs while striking out 10.
Joseph Heitshusen recorded the win allowing two hits and four earned runs and striking out six in five innings of work.
West Harrison 14,
West Harrison’s Ethan Rife bottled up the Fremont-Mills bats, allowing just one hit and fanning 10 in a 14-1 victory last Monday.
The Knights (3-2 overall, 2-0 in the Corner Conference) reached base just three times against Rife, on a pair of walks and a single by Mackenzie Lang.
Austin Switzer recorded the loss for the Knights, allowing 12 runs (five earned) and walking six in a 1 2/3 innings of work.
Keaton King doubled and drove in fours runs for the Hawkeyes.