Moravia 5, Twin Cedars 4
BUSSEY — This one had to feel good for the Mohawks, who have been on the wrong side of a couple of one-run games this year.
Moravia went through a rollercoaster in this one. They scored two runs in the fifth to take the lead after trailing 1-0 early on. Twin Cedars then came back with two runs in the sixth to retake the lead. But Moravia wouldn’t go away, scoring two runs in the top of the seventh to snatch a 4-3 lead.
Moravia wouldn’t be able to close it out in the bottom of the seventh, surrendering a run to Twin Cedars to send it to extras. It wouldn’t take much long as Moravia scored a run in the top of the eighth, which would hold on as the winning run.
Hunter Arbogast had himself a solid night. He pitched the first six innings for Moravia, allowing three runs, two earned, on six hits with two walks and nine strikeouts. At the plate, the senior would go 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and a RBI.
Cason Butz came in to pitch the final two innings for the Mohawks. After giving up the tying run in the seventh, Butz would rebound to close it out in the eighth. Gage Hanes went 1-for-4 with a RBI.
Moravia (10-8) host Cardinal (9-5) on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Seymour 8, Orient-Macksburg 0
SEYMOUR — Seymour got their second shutout of the year on Tuesday as the Warriors defeated the winless Bulldogs at home.
After going through a seven-game losing streak earlier in the season, Seymour has now gone 4-4 in their past eight games.
Seymour (6-11) head north to play Ankeny Christian Academy (10-6) on Wednesday.
*Seymour stats were not available at time of print
Lamoni 12, Moulton-Udell 0
LAMONI — The Eagles were held to three hits as this game was finished after four innings.
Caleb Martin took the loss after giving up 12 runs, 11 earned, on seven hits with five walks and three strikeouts.
Martin, Trent Rockwood and Hunter Hansen each had a hit for Moulton-Udell.
Moulton-Udell (4-9) host Melcher-Dallas (4-13) on Thursday at 6 p.m.
Twin Cedars 5, Moravia 2
BUSSEY — The losing streak has extended to five games as a five-run second inning was all Twin Cedars needed to defeat Moravia.
Anaya Keith was replaced by Jessica Self in the circle after two innings. Self was lights out, pitching four shutout innings allowing just one hit and one walk with three strikeouts. The senior was also responsible for both of Moravia’s runs, going 1-for-3 with two RBIs.
Isabel Hanes went 2-for-4 at the top of the order.
Moravia (12-11) travel to Garden Grove on Thursday at 6 p.m. to face Mormon Trail (0-17).
Seymour 10, Orient-Macksburg 1
SEYMOUR — The Warriorettes used six runs in the second and another four runs late to roll past the Bulldogs.
Kaitlyn Couchman launched her first home run of the season for Seymour to finish the night going 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs. Hannah Hinners, Nadia Howell and Thayda Houser (3-for-4 in the game) all had two RBIs.
Houser got win after pitching all seven innings and giving up one run, none earned, on three hits with four walks and nine strikeouts.
Seymour (10-8) will face a good test on Thursday at 6 p.m. as they host Twin Cedars (19-2).
Lamoni 18, Moulton-Udell 6
LAMONI — The Moulton-Udell defense was challenged early and often against Lamoni, but nine unearned runs would hurt them in the long run.
Jessica King took the loss for the Lady Eagles after giving up 18 runs, nine earned, on 15 hits with three walks and three strikeouts in 3 1/3 innings.
Lexi Smith had a good night at the plate for Moulton-Udell, going 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs. Malorie Probasco, Jessica King and Hannah King all had a RBI as well for the Lady Eagles.
Moulton-Udell (3-10) host Melcher-Dallas (15-4) on Thursday at 8 p.m.