Mikayla Fritz

Moravia's Mikayla Fritz tags a Murray batter in a game earlier this season.

BASEBALL

Melcher-Dallas 3, Moravia 2

Moravia 16, Melcher-Dallas 8

MORAVIA — A close game one loss preluded a game two blowout for Moravia.

Moravia are now 1-3 in games decided by one run this season while their 16 runs in game two were their second most this season. The Mohawks have scored at least nine runs in seven of their nine wins.

Moravia capped off a stretch of seven games in six days last week, going 4-3.

Moravia (9-6) played again on Monday as they hit the road to play No. 2 Southeast Warren (14-0) in a doubleheader.

*Moravia stats were not available at time of print

Murray 6, Seymour 5

MURRAY — Seymour played in their third game decided by one run, they fell to 1-2 in that stretch.

Dugan Glenn went 2-for-4 with a walk at the top of the order as Seymour had six hits and six walks on the evening.

Jaden Enright took the loss after a strong outing on the mound for the Warriors. Enright went all seven innings, giving up six runs, four earned, on seven hits with eight strikeouts.

Seymour (5-11) host Orient-Macksburg (0-13) on Tuesday.

Ankeny Christian Academy 16, Moulton-Udell 6

MOULTON — An early lead wouldn’t last for Moulton-Udell as Ankeny Christian Academy would come back twice to win.

Moulton-Udell scored three in the first inning before ACA answered with two in the second and two in third to tie the game. Moulton-Udell would then retake the lead with another three runs in the bottom of the third. ACA would then come back again to score 13 straight runs to pull away.

Trent Rockwood, Dakota Veldhuizen, Charles Gibson and Dawson Veldhuizen all had a RBI for Moulton-Udell.

Clayton Morlan took the loss after giving up 14 runs, six earned, on 14 hits with four walks and three strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings.

Moulton-Udell (4-8) hit the road on Tuesday at 6 p.m. to face Lamoni (10-3).

SOFTBALL

Melcher-Dallas 15, Moravia 5

Melcher-Dallas 7, Moravia 6

MORAVIA — The Lady Mohawks dropped a pair of games to the Saints including their second one-run loss to Melcher-Dallas this season.

A nine-run fourth inning for Melcher-Dallas would plague Moravia in game one while the Saints would score sixth runs in the sixth inning of game two to send it to extras. Melcher-Dallas would then walk it off in the eighth.

Moravia’s Mikayla Fritz could not be stopped in the doubleheader. The sophomore would go 4-for-6 between the two games with three home runs and six RBIs with two walks.

Moravia (12-8) will travel to play Southeast Warren (10-8) in a doubleheader on Monday 5:30 p.m.

Murray 4, Seymour 1

MURRAY — Another game where a late flurry of runs changed the game. Seymour led 1-0 through the first five and a half innings of this one but Murray would go for four runs in the sixth inning to take the lead and get the win over the Warriors.

Murray was led by Breianna Klein on the rubber, pitching all seven innings while giving up one run on one hit with one walk and 12 strikeouts.

Seymour (9-8) host Orient-Macksburg (6-12) on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

*Seymour stats were not available at time of print

Diagonal 15, Moulton-Udell 11

Moulton-Udell 17, Diagonal 1

MOULTON — There were plenty of runs in this doubleheader as Moulton-Udell would come away with the split.

The Lady Eagles trailed 9-3 in game one before scoring six runs in the fifth to tie the game. Diagonal responded with five runs in the sixth and one in the seventh to win game one. Moulton-Udell then came out firing in game two to end it after three innings.

All nine Moulton-Udell starters had at least one hit in game one. Malorie Probasco went 2-for-5 with three RBIs while Sydney Callen chipped in two RBIs.

Lexi Smith had her best game as a Lady Eagle, going 3-for-4 with two RBIs while getting the win after pitching three innings and giving up one run on one hit with three walks and two strikeouts.

Chelsey Boettcher thrived in the leadoff spot, going 2-for-2 with two walks and four RBIs.

Moulton-Udell (3-9) travel to face Lamoni (1-7) on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Colin Peters is a sports reporter for the Daily Iowegian. He can be reached at cpeters@dailyiowegian.com or by calling the newsroom at 641-856-6336. Follow him on Twitter @ColinPetersDI.

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Colin Peters has been a sports writer at the Daily Iowegian since May 2017