DES MOINES — The Moravia Mohawks picked up a 5-0 shutout victory over Iowa Christian Academy on Thursday, as they improved their overall record to 7-12.
Moravia opened up the game out of the gate with a four-run first inning.
Tyler Knapp hit a two-out double to centerfield, plating Avery Waybill after Waybill had drew a two-out walk to reach the bases.
Knapp would score when Jake Martin hit a single to centerfield in the next at-bat. Martin would cross home plate with a two-out, two-run home run to centerfield by Austin Wilson, giving the Mohawks a 4-0 lead.
Moravia scored what would be their final run of the game in the top of the second, when Griffin Cosgrove scored as Briar Cochran reached first base on an error by the third baseman.
Thursday’s game against Iowa Christian Academy was shortened to five innings due to weather.
Moravia (7-12) was in Pekin to wrap up their regular season schedule on Saturday.
Moravia 5, Iowa Christian Academy 0 (5 innings)
MOR 410 00 — 5 5 1
ICA 000 00 — 0 5 1
Moravia battery — Tyler Knapp [W] (5IP, 5H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 0K).
Hits — Tucker Babbitt 2-3, Knapp 1-3, Jake Martin 1-3, Austin Wilson 1-2. 2B — Knapp. HR — Wilson. RBI — Wilson 2. Knapp, Martin. Runs — Griffin Cosgrove, Knapp, Martin, Wilson, Avery Waybill. SB — Waybill 2, Babbitt, Briar Cochran, Cosgrove.