Glenwood drops two in ‘Battle of the Bluffs’
Glenwood’s offense struggled in a pair of losses at home in the Battle of the Bluffs baseball tournament on Saturday.
The Rams (8-8) dropped decision to Adel-DeSoto-Minburn 5-3 and North Polk 7-1.
In the two games combined, Glenwood had 12 hits but just two went for extra-bases.
Evan Soergel led the way with three hits for the Rams. Austin Patton and Kayden Anderson each had two hits.
Caleb Dressel was credited with the game one loss on the hill. The senior allowed one hit, two earned runs and walked two in two innings of work. Anderson took the game two loss throwing two innings and allowing two hits and one earned run.
Glenwood plated four runs in the first inning and did commit and error defensively in a 13-3, five-inning victory over Creston in Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball last Tuesday.
The Rams smacked 13 hits in the win. Jason Colpitts led the way with three hits and two RBIs. Jayme Fritts, Trent Patton and Evan Soergel added two hits each. Fritts drove in three runs and Colpitts and Soergel two each.
Risto Lappala went the distance for the win on the hill. The junior allowed six hits and three earned runs.
Cyclones sweep Rams in twinbill
Glenwood went on the road and dropped a pair of games at Harlan in Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball last Monday.
The Cyclones won the opener 7-3 and then topped the Rams 19-12 in a game two shootout.
The Rams combined for 21 hits in the two games.
Kayden Anderson had three hits, including his team-leading fourth home run of the season, and drove in three runs. Jason Colpitts notched four hits and Trent Patton added three hits.
Jayme Fritts took the game one loss after allowing five hits and five earned runs while striking out five in 5 1/3 innings. Anderson was roughed up for 11 hits and 10 earned runs in two innings of work in the the game two loss.