COLLINS - A pair of productive innings wasn’t enough for the Collins-Maxwell-Baxter baseball team against Heart of Iowa Conference power Saydel Friday in Collins.
The Raiders played the Eagles even over the second and third frames as both teams scored two runs in each inning. But CMB went scoreless the rest of the way and Saydel had three more innings of multiple runs in handing the Raiders a 13-4 setback.
Saydel put up two runs in the first inning, three in the fifth and four in the sixth. The Eagles pounded out 21 hits to nine for CMB.
Travis Lindemoen gave up four runs on five hits with two walks and one strikeout in two innings to take the loss. Creighton Caple allowed five runs on nine hits with one walk in three innings and Carter Nelsen surrendered four runs on seven hits with one walk in two innings.
Caple led CMB offensively by going 2-for-2 with two walks, one steal and two RBI. Lindemoen was 2-for-3 with a steal, Tucker Maxwell ended up 2-for-4, Nelsen doubled and scored and Adam Smith singled and scored.
Brady Ross went 1-for-3 with a walk, Bryce Bacon walked, stole a base and scored and Cole Damman walked and scored for the Raiders.
The loss put CMB at 1-5 both overall and in the HOIC. Saydel improved to 6-2 and 4-1 respectively.
T.J. Stephenson was the winning Eagle pitcher versus CMB. He allowed four runs with six walks and two strikeouts in three innings.
Cole Riddlebarger paced Saydel at the plate by going 4-for-6 with two doubles and four runs and RBI apiece.
Saydel 13, CMB 4
S 222 034 0 - 13 21 NA
CMB 022 000 0 - 4 9 NA
S: T.J. Stephenson, Nate Sepich (4) and Craig Garrison.
CMB: Travis Lindemoen, Creighton Caple (3), Carter Nelsen (6) and Brady Kemp.
2B: S - Cole Riddlebarger 2, Cash Lee. CMB - Nelsen.
GILBERT - A strong finish defensively and on the mound wasn’t enough for Collins-Maxwell-Baxter in a 6-1 loss at Gilbert May 31.
The Raiders held the Tigers scoreless from the fourth through sixth innings. But Gilbert put up four runs in the first inning, two in the third and held CMB to just two hits.
Bryce Bacon threw well in relief for CMB. He didn’t allow a run and gave up only one hit and two walks in 3 ⅓ innings of work.
Tucker Maxwell took the loss after allowing four earned runs on four hits with two walks and one strikeout in 2 ⅔ innings.
Gilbert 6, CMB 1
CMB 010 000 0 - 1 2 NA
G 402 000 X - 6 5 NA
CMB: Tucker Maxwell, Bryce Bacon (3) and Travis Lindemoen.
COLLINS - A lack of consistency on offense hurt Collins-Maxwell-Baxter in a 9-3 home loss to rival Prairie City-Monroe May 30 at Collins.
The Raiders did all of their scoring in the fifth inning to pull within one run after PCM scored four runs in the top of the fourth. But that was all CMB could muster as PCM pulled away with a run in the sixth and four more in the seventh.
CMB totaled six hits on offense. Creighton Caple was 3-for-4 with a run, Brady Ross singled and scored, Bryce Bacon doubled and walked and Brady Kemp singled.
Tucker Maxwell drew two walks and Travis Lindemoen scored once and stole a base.
Kemp was the losing pitcher after allowing two earned runs on six hits with three strikeouts and no walks in five innings. Carter Nelsen gave up three earned runs on six hits with one strikeout in two innings.
Ethan Thomas was 3-for-3 with two RBI and Ryan Hill doubled and drove in three runs for PCM. Derek Brown was the winning Mustang pitcher after allowing three unearned runs on four hits with four strikeouts and one walk in 4 ⅓ innings.
PCM 9, CMB 3
PCM 000 401 4 - 9 12 NA
CMB 000 030 0 - 3 6 NA
PCM: Derek Brown, Noah Henkenius (5) and Ryan Hill.
CMB: Brady Kemp, Carter Nelsen (6) and Travis Lindemoen.
2B: PCM - Henkenius, Hill. CMB - Bryce Bacon.